Orientation for Bachelor of Fine Arts (Theatre) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting)
10.00 am - 12.00 pm, Faculty Welcome Webinar
Let your journey at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music begin! Orientation Week starts with an Acknowledgment of Country and a formal welcome from our new Dean, the Director of the Conservatorium, and the Director of the VCA. Then get prepared for the semester ahead with important information and an overview of how Library Services and Academic Skills can support your learning.
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6.30 pm – 8.30 pm, Southbank Town Hall Talks 1: The Future of a Diverse Arts Campus
Join VCA Musical Theatre students Mmoloki (Milo) Hartill-Batsietswe and Sherry Watson in conversation about their experiences as women from diverse backgrounds at the Southbank Campus. This engaging online discussion is a brilliant start to UMSU Southbank's Town Hall Talks as it explores what students can do to make effective change while training and after graduation. Guests will have the opportunity to ask questions and contribute to a fruitful discussion.
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9.00 am - 11.00 am, Meet and Greet
1.00 pm - 2.00 pm, All School Meeting
6.00 pm – 6.30 pm, Melbourne Commencement Ceremony (Commencing Students Only)
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The Melbourne Commencement Ceremony (MCC) is the official celebration of your commencement as a University of Melbourne student. It all starts here!
The MCC marks the beginning of your journey as a University of Melbourne student and is the core of the Melbourne Orientation experience. The MCC signals the start of your studies in the same way that your Graduation will celebrate your completion at the end of your degree.
The Melbourne Commencement Ceremony is your opportunity to be welcomed by University leaders within your Faculty community and hear from guest speakers who will wish you well on your journey with us.