Orientation 2020

Join us for Melbourne Orientation, Monday 27 – Friday 31 July 2020.

These orientation activities provide essential information to prepare you for your studies.

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Find your degree and explore the orientation program below.

Online Orientation ModuleMonday 27 July
Bachelor of Music Orientation (via Zoom)
Register in advance for this meeting.
Wednesday 29 July, 1pm – 2.30pm
Welcome to Peer Mentoring (via Zoom)Wednesday 29 July, 3pm – 3.30pm
Library and Academic Skills (via Zoom)Take a Library Quiz to find out how to access the resources you need for your study. It only takes around 10 minutes.

Click here for some Top Tips for Accessing Music Resources in the Library
Thursday 30 July, 11am – 1pm
Music Student Society (via Zoom)Thursday 30 July, 2pm – 3.30pm
OHS: TrainME module COVIDSafe CampusMust be completed before attending campus
Online Orientation ModuleMonday 27 July
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Orientation
(via Zoom).
Register in advance for this meeting.
Wednesday 29 July, 1pm – 2.30pm
Bachelor of Music (Honours) Orientation (via Zoom).
Register in advance for this meeting.
Wednesday 29 July, 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Library and Academic Skills (via Zoom)
Take a Library Quiz to find out how to access the resources you need for your study. It only takes around 10 minutes. 

Click here for some Top Tips for Accessing Music Resources in the Library
Thursday 30 July, 11am – 1pm
Music Student Society (via Zoom)Thursday 30 July, 2pm – 3.30pm
OHS: TrainME module COVIDSafe CampusMust be completed before attending campus
Online Orientation ModuleMonday 27 July
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Orientation
(via Zoom).
Register in advance for this meeting.
Wednesday 29 July, 1pm – 2.30pm
Diploma of Music Orientation (via Zoom).
Register in advance for this meeting.
Wednesday 29 July, 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Library and Academic Skills (via Zoom)
Take a Library Quiz to find out how to access the resources you need for your study. It only takes around 10 minutes. 

Click here for some Top Tips for Accessing Music Resources in the Library
Thursday 30 July, 11am – 1pm
Music Student Society (via Zoom)Thursday 30 July, 2pm – 3.30pm
OHS: TrainME module COVIDSafe CampusMust be completed before attending campus
Online Orientation ModuleMonday 27 July
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Orientation
 (via Zoom).
Register in advance for this meeting.
Wednesday 29 July, 1pm – 2.30pm
Graduate Diploma of Music Orientation (via Zoom).
Register in advance for this meeting.
Wednesday 29 July, 2.30pm – 3.30pm,
Library and Academic Skills (via Zoom)
Take a Library Quiz to find out how to access the resources you need for your study. It only takes around 10 minutes. 

Click here for some Top Tips for Accessing Music Resources in the Library
Thursday 30 July, 11am – 1pm
Music Student Society (via Zoom)Thursday 30 July, 2pm – 3.30pm
OHS: TrainME module COVIDSafe CampusMust be completed before attending campus
Online Orientation ModuleMonday 27 July
New Student Interview and Orientation (via Zoom)Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 July
Book your one on one appointment with Academic Coordinator Dr Brad Merrick by July 24
Library and Academic Skills (via Zoom)
Take a Library Quiz to find out how to access the resources you need for your study. It only takes around 10 minutes. 

Click here for some Top Tips for Accessing Music Resources in the Library
Thursday 30 July, 11am – 1pm
Music Student Society (via Zoom)Thursday 30 July, 2pm – 3.30pm
OHS: TrainME module COVIDSafe CampusMust be completed before attending campus
Film and Television Orientation (via Zoom. You will find the link in your Faculty Orientation email.)Friday 31 July, 10am – 5pm
Take a Library Quiz to find out how to access the resources you need for your study. It only takes around 10 minutes.Online (Self Paced)
Weekend Online (Self Paced)
Doctor of Philosophy – Fine Arts and Music, and Master of Music (Research) Orientation
(via Zoom. You will find the link in your Faculty Orientation email.)
Thursday 30 July, 3pm – 4pm
Take a Library Quiz to find out how to access the resources you need for your study. It only takes around 10 minutes.Online (Self Paced)
OHS: TrainME module COVIDSafe CampusMust be completed before attending campus

The Dean's Mid Year Orientation Welcome

Please complete the Semester 2 Orchestral Ensembles - Expression of Interest form if you are a NEW student (commencing in semester 2) and interested in, or required to, participate in the Orchestral Ensembles subject (including breadth students). Once this form is submitted, you will be contacted with more information.

You can find further information about ensembles on the Conservatorium Ensemble webpage.

Please note a successful audition does not necessarily guarantee a place in an ensemble. New auditionees will be placed in an ensemble if a vacant position exists.

Follow the below steps to begin your journey at Fine Arts and Music.

Use the Handbook to identify the subjects you will take to meet your course requirements and academic goals, then you need to enrol into your subjects via your Study Plan. Enrolling in a subject means that you are officially admitted to study that subject. You can find further information on enrolling here.

Once you have enrolled in your subjects, you can view your timetable in the Faculty’s Timetable and Room Bookings system, ASIMUT. Learn about how to use ASIMUT and see FAQs here. Breadth Subjects are timetabled through MyTimetable.

Stop 1 is the face of student services online, on the phone, and in person. Services include administration, course planning, enrolment assistance, skills development and support services. Stop 1 (Southbank) is located in the Hub building and is open from 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

Find out about the support that Stop 1 offers you.

You have access to all University libraries, including our Faculty's Southbank Library which brings together the Louise Hanson-Dyer Collection and the Lenton Parr Visual and Performing Arts Collection.

Learn about using the library, booking rooms and computers, and borrowing materials.

The Hub building is also home to a range of student services available to Southbank students, including:

Academic Skills - a dedicated University department responsible for providing students with various forms of assistance to enable them to realise their full academic potential and achieve excellence. They offer free skills workshops and individual appointments.

Careers and Employability – careers advisors can help you write a resume and job application, for part-time student jobs and your future career.

Counselling and Psychological Services - Finding things a little rough? Free, confidential counseling is available to students through Counselling and Psychological Services.

Creative Arts Therapies – Use creative methods to address anxiety, stress or social fears.

Explore the full range of services available at the Hub

Other Orientation Activities

Find information on other Orientation activities on the University of Melbourne Orientation webpage.

Course Planning Appointments

Commencing Bachelor of Music and Diploma in Music students can register to attend a course planning appointment. Appointments will run for 45 minutes on Zoom, with up to 6 students per session and are a great way for students to meet fellow commencing students. Topics covered include:

  • General Course Structure, including subject ‘types’
  • Specialisation options
  • First semester subject selection (focus only on Semester 2, 2020)
  • How to enrol
  • How to access assistance

Commencing Bachelor of Music and Diploma in Music students can book via the ‘Book a Student Services Appointment’ website. Select the booking type as 'Course Planning New Undergraduates (Group Virtual)'. Select the 'Bachelor of Fine Arts/Music'. Select the booking type 'Virtual'.

Appointments are available on Wednesday 15 July, Friday 17 July, Tuesday 21 July, Wednesday 22 July and Friday 24 July.