Orientation for Graduate Research


VCA, Jazz and Improvisation, and Interactive Composition graduate research students enrolled in Methods in Artistic Research (CREA90001) should refer to the following Research Methods 1 timetable for pre-semester class times. Please note, the class will be offered via Zoom, with simultaneous on-campus delivery subject to COVID-19 restrictions.

Monday 21 February

2:00 pm - 3:40 pm, Graduate Research Orientation
Online via Zoom

Please refer to the session program

Tuesday 22 February

10.00 am - 11.30 am, Faculty Orientation
Hosted live from Hanson Dyer Hall, Ian Potter Southbank Centre

Additional seating and live stream available in Kenneth Myer Auditorium, Ian Potter Southbank Centre

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.

11.30 am - 2.30 pm, Southbank Welcome Day
Wilin Garden, Southbank Campus
Register via Eventbrite 

Explore your new campus and connect with your fellow students from the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music! Experience a smoking ceremony and enjoy a free lunch, live music, and entertainment. Register before 16 February for catering purposes.

Friday 25 February

9.45 am - 1.00 pm, Faculty Graduate Research Symposium 
Please refer to the session program

Thursday 3 March

11.00 am - 1 pm, Graduate Research Seminar Series: Conservatorium Graduate Students’ Introduction to Research
Online via Zoom 

This session will feature short talks from some of our recent PhD graduates, who will share tips on how to approach the research journey!