Graduate Research

Tuesday 21 February

Southbank Welcome Day is your chance to get to know your new Faculty.

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10.30-11.30am, Faculty Orientation (optional)
Southbank Welcome Day starts here with your official welcome to the Fine Arts and Music community.
Hosted live from Hanson Dyer Hall, Ian Potter Southbank Centre

11.30am-12.00pm, Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony
Take a moment by the fire to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land.
Delivered in Linear Park

12.00-12.45pm,  Graduate Research Information Session
Get to know points of contact that will be useful throughout your candidature, from the Associate Directors of Research to GSA resources, student representatives and Research Office staff.
Delivered in the Grant Street Theatre

12.45-3.00pm, Southbank Welcome Festival
A time to meet other research students and academic staff over free lunch. Enjoy food trucks, good vibes, and entertainment as you explore your campus!
Join the fun in the Wilin Garden, Southbank Campus

Thursday 23 February

6.00-9.00pm, O-Week Student Party
Hosted by Buxton Contemporary

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Friday 24 February

1.00-2.00pm, Mob Feed 
Hosted in Red Shed BBQ area, Wilin Garden
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are invited to come grab a feed and meet your fellow First Nations students. You'll also receive your Orientation Wilin backpack filled with scholarship information, resources, and goodies.

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Pre-Orientation Workshops will be hosted across 2-15 February and are designed to help you get started. Learn more about room bookings, course planning, and more. Register via Pre-Orientation Workshops.

Graduate research students enrolled in Methods in Artistic Research (CREA90001) should refer to the following  Research Methods 1 timetable for pre-semester class times. This will be relevant for students commencing the following:

  • MFA/PhD (Visual Art)
  • MFA/PhD (Dance)
  • MFA/PhD (Design)
  • MFA/PhD (Theatre)
  • MFA/PhD (Film & TV)
  • MFA/PhD (Indigenous Arts and Culture)
  • MMus (Jazz and Improvisation)
  • MMus (Interactive Composition)