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New Students


Your orientation to the University plays a major role in preparing you for success as a student.  There are several stages of Orientation:

Undergraduate Students

New Student Orientation

There is a general New Student Orientation for all incoming undergraduate students.  This comprises:

  • An Online Self-paced Orientation (available mid-July for Semester 1 and mid-late December for Semester 2)
  • A Live New Student Orientation Forum (August 25, 2023) 
  • New Student Information Sessions
  • Parents and Partners Forum 
  • A range of exciting Freshers’ Week social and networking events (Semester 1 only)
Faculty Orientation
The general Orientation is followed by:
  • An Orientation hosted by each Faculty, which includes a welcome by the Dean and Heads of Departments, and Academic Advising to prepare you for registration for courses.

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Graduate Students

A general Orientation Forum for all new graduate students will take place on August 29, 2023. This will be followed immediately by Briefing/Advising Meetings with Programme Coordinators for students in Taught Programmes. 

The Briefing Session for graduate students in Research and Professional Programmes will take place on Thursday, August 31, 2023. 

Other Orientation activities for graduate students include the following:

  • Information Sessions & Workshops
  • An online self-paced orientation site (available from late July)

Students entering in semester 2 will be advised by their coordinators regarding orientation.

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