Coffs Harbour Orientation Program

Welcome to the Coffs Harbour orientation program. View the full program below, or use the Orientation Planner to personalise your itinerary.

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This is the program for Australian students. SCU International students should refer to the International Student Orientation Program.

All week: Monday 25 February – Friday 1 March

TimeDescriptionLocation
8:00am – 5:00pm

Drop-in Session: Enrolment Information

Client Services staff will assist students with enrolment and navigation of My Enrolment.

Shared Services Hub, M Block, Level G
8:00am – 5:00pm

Get your student ID card

Please bring your driver‘s licence or other photo ID.

Shared Services Hub, M Block, Level G

Tuesday 26 February

TimeDescriptionLocation
9:00am – 9:30am

SCU College — Course Information Session

Diploma of Health Students should also attend the Course Information Session relevant to the Health Stream they intend to select for their Diploma of Health.

B.G.08
9:00am – 10:00am

Meet your Orientation Student Leader

Your go-to person for what it’s like to study at Southern Cross University from a student perspective. Our Student Leaders are ready for any and all of your questions..

Outside D Block Theatre
9:00am – 10:00am

Free Breakfast

All welcome. Join us for a delicious breakfast of pastries and fruit and a chance to chat and mingle with other commencing students and Student Leaders.

Outside D Block Theatre
9:00am – 4:00pm

Library Tours

Tours available all day, just pop in and meet one of our friendly Rovers.

Library Info Desk, E Block
9:00am – 9:45am

Campus Tours

Take a campus tour led by one of our Student Ambassadors.

Departs D Block Theatre
9:45am – 11:00am

Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony

Local Gumbaynggir Elders welcome visitors to traditional land. Local Gumbaynggir songs and dances.

D350
10:00am – 11:00am

Welcome to Campus

An official welcome to our University community by Professor John Hurley.

D350
10:00am – 11:00am

Get Orientated!

Get the essential information to help you succeed in your studies at University, presented by the UniMentor Program.

D350
11:00am – 12:30pm

School of Environment, Science and Engineering — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Marine Science and Management
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Marine Science and Management
  • Bachelor of Forest Science and Management
A.1.09
11:00am –12noon

SCU College — Course Information Session

  • Preparing for Success
  • Associate Degree of Business
A.G.19
11:00am –12noon

School of Business and Tourism — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
B.G.07
11:00am –12noon

School of Education — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Primary)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Primary/Early Childhood)
  • Bachelor of Technology/Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Primary/Secondary)
  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
D.150
11:00am –12noon

School of Arts and Social Sciences — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Social Welfare
B.G.06
11:00am –12noon

School of Health and Human Science — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Diploma of Health (Occupational Therapy Stream)
Q.G.01
11:00am –12noon

School of Health and Human Science — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing (ENRN)
D.350
11:00am –12noon

School of Health and Human Science — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Midwifery
A.G.21
11:00am –12noon

School of Health and Human Science — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Diploma of Health (Psychological Science Stream)
M.LG.13
11:00am –12noon

School of Health and Human Science — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
  • Diploma of Health (Sport and Exercise Science Stream)
  • Diploma of Health (Speech Pathology Stream)
  • Diploma of Health (Podiatry and Pedorthics Stream)
E.G.13
11:00am –1:00pm

School of Law and Justice — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Psychological Science, Bachelor of Laws
M.LG.13
11:00am – 12:30pm

School of Health and Human Science — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Exercise Science and Psychological Science
M.LG.13
12noon – 1:00pm

School of Law and Justice — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Legal Justice Studies, Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Social Science, Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Legal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Laws and Creative Writing
M.LG.13
11:00am – 12noon

Technology Essentials Workshop for Psychological Science Honours

Presented by Technology Services, all the essential skills that equip you for navigating systems and optimise your learning at Southern Cross University. Please bring your laptop or device you’ll be working from!

M.G.57
12noon – 2:00pm

Free lunch, live music, activities and information stalls

Free Lunch, Fun Activities and Information Stalls. Live music, join a Club or Society, meet new people, free food, goodie bags and much more. Presented by your CHSA, Coffs Harbour Student Association.

M Block Lawn
12noon – 2:00pm

Second Hand Textbook Fair!

Buy, swap and sell second hand textbooks for your courses at our textbook swap. Presented by CHSA, Coffs Harbour Student Association.

M Block Lawn
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Campus Tours

Take a campus tour led by one of our Student Ambassadors.

Departs M Block Lawn
1:00pm – 3:30pm

Getting Started Essentials Workshop — all Bachelor, Diploma and Associate Degree courses

Getting Organised Essential Workshop. Your hands-on introductory workshop teaching you skills that equip you with the important information you need to know to optimise your learning. Presented by Academic Skills, Library and Technology Services.

Register online
1:00pm – 3:30pm

Getting Started Essentials Workshop — Preparing for Success

Preparing for Success students. Your hands-on introductory workshop teaching you skills that equip you with the important information you need to know to optimise your learning. Presented by the Library and Technology Services.

Register online
1:30pm – 2:00pm

School of Health and Human Science — Placement Information Session

Important vaccination information Session for professional placement by the Professional Experience Unit staff.

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing (ENRN)
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise Science and Psychological Science
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
D.150
2:00pm – 3:30pm

School of Health and Human Science — Course Information Session

  • Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours
M.LG.13
2:30pm – 5:00pm

Getting Started Essentials Workshop — all Bachelor, Diploma and Associate Degree courses

Getting Organised Essential Workshop. Your-hands on introductory workshop teaching you skills that equip you with the important information you need to know to optimise your learning. Presented by Academic Skills, Library and Technology Services.

Register online
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Orientation After Party!

Coffs Harbour Student Association beings new and existing students together for an afternoon of live music, pizza, drinks, fun and games!

UniLounge

Wednesday 27 February

TimeDescriptionLocation
9:00am – 4:00pm

Library Tours

Tours available all day, just pop in and meet one of our friendly Rovers.

Library Info Desk, E Block
9:30am – 12noon

Getting Started Essentials Workshop — all Bachelor, Diploma and Associate Degree courses

Getting Organised Essential Workshop. Your hands-on introductory workshop teaching you skills that equip you with the important information you need to know to optimise your learning. Presented by Academic Skills, Library and Technology Services.

Register online
12noon – 2:00pm

Free lunch and Support Services Information

Free Lunch and information about support services on campus. Join a Club or Society, meet new people, free food, goodie bags and much more.

UniLounge
2:00pm – 3:00pm

National Marine Science Centre Tours

Bachelor of Marine Science and Management students tour of learning facilities and learning environment at the NMSC.

Solitary Islands Aquarium, National Marine Science Centre
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Meet the NMSC Community

Meet and greet for students and staff at the National Marine Science Centre.

Solitary Islands Aquarium, National Marine Science Centre

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