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UG orientation

Undergraduate Orientation: 20 February 2018


  • Business School Welcome
  • Essential First Year Workshops

Business School Welcome

The UNSW Business School Orientation will comprise of a full day of activities, including an official welcome from the Dean, opportunities to get to know your peers, the distribution of key information for successfully transitioning to university life and an amazing race around the campus.

  Date: 20 February
  Time: 9:00am / 11am
  Location: Clancy Auditorium

Student Lead Interactive Workshop

  Date: 20 February
  Time: 10:00am / 11:45am
  Location: The Law Faculty Seminar Rooms

Meet your 2nd year and beyond student ambassadors studying in the same programs as you and hear what they have to say about navigating your transition to university. You will also have the opportunity to get to know your new peers with ice breaker activities and some group work designed to orientate you with your Business School services and offerings.

Campus Challenge

  Date: 20 February
  Time: 11:00am / 12:45pm
  Location: Departing from The Law Faculty Seminar Rooms and finishing at Physics Lawn

A fun and challenging riddle to solve as you make your way around the campus collecting clues, meeting check points and working with your team to win a prize!

Lunch

  Date: 20 February
  Time: 12:00am / 1:45pm
  Location: Physics Lawn

Complete your campus challenge and join us at the Physics Lawn, where you will find a variety of international food, music, a cool place to chill out and mingle with your new peers.

9AM Session 1

Bachelor of Commerce, Commerce (International), Commerce double degrees & Information Systems

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11AM Session 2

Actuarial Studies, Commerce/ Engineering, Commerce/ Law, Economics & all Co-op degree

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UNSW Business School O-Week Campus Challenge terms and conditions

GET MORE INFO – Attend these 30-minute sessions for a quick guide

1 – Student Opportunities – INTRODUCING CAREER ACCELERATOR

Get Career Ready – An introduction to internships, international exchange and career opportunities at the UNSW Business School

  Date: 20 February
  Time: Commencing from 1:00pm and repeated throughout the afternoon
  Location: Colombo Theatre A (223)

2 – Prepare for Academic Success – Technology and Study Skills

An introduction to the academic support available to you at the UNSW Business School

  Date: 20 February
  Time: Commencing from 1:00pm and repeated throughout the afternoon
  Location: Colombo Theatre B (154)

3- UNSW Get Social Workshop

An introduction on embracing university life, socialising and networking as well as presentations from our student societies and ARC.

  Date: 20 February
  Time: Commencing from 1:00pm and repeated throughout the afternoon
  Location: Colombo Theatre C (154)


Additional Undergraduate Workshops

Additional workshops will be run during the first few weeks of semester, presented by Dr Louise Fitzgerald, Education Portfolio, UNSW Business School.

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3

Date: Wednesday 21 February 2018
  Time: 11:00am
  Location: Webster Building, Theatre A (G14_G)

Studying Business with Mindfulness

Learn about the Business School's goals for its graduates and how mindfulness can help you identify and achieve your own

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Date: Thursday 22 February 2018
  Time: 11:00am
  Location: Webster Building, Theatre A (G14_G)

Critical thinking and problem solving for Business

This is a 'hands-on' session for learning how to think critically, analyse and solve business-related problems

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Date: Friday 23 February 2018
  Time: 11:00am
  Location: Webster Building, Theatre A (G14_G)

Communicating for Business

A practical session introducing the standards and elements of reading, writing, listening to and speaking about business topics.

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We look forward to meeting you!

Undergraduate orientation program

Semester 2, 2016

UNSW Business School Undergraduate Welcome

Thursday 21 July, 2016
11.00am – 12.30pm

Central Lecture Block Theatre 7 (CLB7)

How to get to UNSW

  • UNSW Business School Undergraduate Orientation is a crucial stepping stone into studying business at UNSW.
  • Be welcomed by the Dean, Professor Chris Styles.
  • Hear about the range of academic and extra-curricular opportunities and support services available.
  • The various Student Societies, Services and Staff will be on hand to answer your questions and provide further information.
  • There will be organised campus tours.
  • And, join us for lunch to network with your fellow students

Orientation workshops

Workshop 1

Thursday 21 July, 2016
1.00 – 2.00pm

Central Lecture Block 1

Study Business with Mindfulness

Learn about the Business School’s goals and values underpinning your program of study; how mindfulness and sound study strategies can set you up for success.

Workshop 2

Friday 22nd July 2016
11.00am – 12.00pm

Ainsworth G03

Writing and Researching for Business

Most assessment tasks in the Business School require well developed researching and writing skills and these work in tandem with critical thinking. Learn about how argumentation combines all three essential skills.

Other essential info

Study Skills to help you succeed

Complete the online ELISE study skills course (mandatory for all new Undergraduate students)

Other Faculty welcomes

For students studying dual degrees, please attend other Faculty welcomes

How to get your student ID

Student ID cards are issued to all students to have access university services

What's next?

Be prepared for starting university by attending Orientation and know more about settling in