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

New Student Interviews are being conducted for all instrument specialisations. There are offered as both online and in-person sessions. Students are required to register and attend one session only. Registrations can be made via New Student Interviews

Monday 22 February

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.
Register your attendance  via  Zoom

12.00 pm - 12.30 pm, Faculty Student Life Orientation
An introduction to Student Life and UMSU
Attend via Zoom
Pass code: 634481

12.30 pm - 1.00 pm, Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
A brief introduction to free mental health support at the University of Melbourne
Register via Zoom

Tuesday 23 February

10.30 am - 12.30 pm, Music Online Orientation (all specialisations)
Register via Zoom

12.30 pm - 1.00 pm, Introduction to the MSS - Music Students’ Society of UniMelb!
Get involved with the Music Student's Society. Come along and find out what the MSS is all about!
Attend via Zoom
Password: MSS

2.00 pm - 4.00 pm Bachelor of Music (Performance, Composition, Musicology and Ethnomusicology)
and Diploma in Music: Orientation Session

Register via Zoom

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.
Register via Zoom

Wednesday 24 February

9.00 am - 10.00 am, Instrument Information Session (Brass and Percussion only)
Kenneth Myer Auditorium

9.15 am - 10.00 am,  Instrument Information Session (Woodwind only)
Hanson Dyer Hall

1.30 - 2.30 pm, Instrument Information Session (Voice only)
Prudence Myer Studio

1.30 pm - 2.30 pm, Instrument Information Session (Keyboard only)
Hanson Dyer Hall

1.30 pm - 2.30 pm, Instrument Information Session (Strings)
In person at Kenneth Myer Auditorium
or attend via Zoom
Pass code:  033430

Thursday 25 February

6.00 pm – 6.30 pm, Melbourne Commencement Ceremony (Commencing Students Only)
Register via the my.UniLife app

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.