Orientation 2020

Join us for Melbourne Orientation, Monday 24 – Friday 28 February 2020.

You should plan to be in Melbourne for the start of these orientation activities as essential information will be provided to prepare you for your studies. Depending on your discipline, you may have some important Orientation sessions scheduled for the week of Monday 17 – Friday 21 February 2020. You will be advised of any additional requirements via email.

See your orientation program

Faculty Welcome Day

Food trucks, Silent Disco, Performances, and much more. Soak up all that Southbank Campus has to offer, and meet your fellow students.

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

Southbank Campus has secure End of Trip Facilities for cyclists. This service is accessible using a registered university student or staff card.

If you are coming to Orientation on public transport, use PTV Journey Planner to plan your travel.

For information on discounted public transport fares, see our page on public transport.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre)

Master of Theatre (Directing)

Master of Theatre (Dramaturgy)

Master of Theatre (Writing)

Master of Creative Arts Therapy

Master of Music Therapy

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Design and Production)

Master of Production Design for Screen

Master of Design for Performance

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)

Master of Film and Television (Narrative)

Master of Film and Televisison (Documentary)

Master of Screenwriting

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) (Social Practice and Community Engagement)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) (Dance)

Orientation Information for all other Honours Students
Your orientation information is available through the relevant Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Fine Arts links above and below. For example, if you are a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours)(Visual Art) student, your information is available at Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art).

Bachelor of Music (Interactive Composition)

Bachelor of Music (Jazz and Improvisation)

Bachelor of Music (Performance, Composition, Musicology, Ethnomusicology)

Diploma of Music

Graduate Diploma of Music

Master of Music (Opera Performance)

Master of Music (Orchestral Performance)

Master of Music (Performance Teaching)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Music Theatre)

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Art)

Graduate Certificate in Visual Art

Master of Contemporary Art

Doctor of Philosophy

Master of Fine Arts 

Master of Music (Research)