Orientation 2016

Orientation is your kick-start to university life. It is an opportunity to discover your campus, learn more about the services and resources available at the University, socialise, connect and make new friends. The University runs a variety of sessions, events and activities that will help you settle into life at Melbourne.

Orientation Week 2016

Semester 1, 2016
Monday 22 February–Friday 26 February 2016

If you are a graduate student you may also have orientation activities outside of Orientation Week.

More information on Orientation activities and a full schedule of events will be available at the start of 2016.

Complete your enrolment

You can begin your enrolment as soon as you accept your offer.

Our Get Started at Melbourne guides provide information on how to accept your offer, enrol online, choose subjects and get involved in campus life.

Get connected

If you are keen to connect with others, check out and like the First Year at Melbourne Facebook page, the official page for new and commencing students at the University of Melbourne, and the University of Melbourne Facebook page, the official page for Australia’s No. 1 University. Also, visit the Social Media Directory to find groups and communities who share an interest with you.

Need to know more?

You can find information about the student experience at Melbourne at the students.unimelb.

If you are an exchange student or a student studying abroad, please visit the Melbourne Global Mobility website for information.

Interested in studying at Melbourne?

Are you considering applying for a course at the University of Melbourne? Visit the Future Students page to explore the study options available to you and to find out about the student experience at Melbourne.

Have a question?

Your first stop for answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

For further enquiries, you can contact the 13 MELB Contact Centre.