Join us for information sessions and fun events in the orientation period.
Arts orientation events
Faculty of Arts Welcome Lunch
A warm welcome to all commencing Faculty of Arts undergraduate students. Join us to hear about the exciting enrichment opportunities and support available to students transitioning into the Faculty. You will also have the opportunity to mingle with peers. Light refreshments will be available.
Getting Ready to Study Arts
Directly following the lunch come and hear from one of our experienced Academic Skills staff about the essentials that will help you get a head start in your BA. The session considers the expectations placed on BA students and provides strategies for independent learning, effective reading, critical thinking, note-taking and essay writing.
International Student Welcome
A big welcome to all commencing Faculty of Arts International Students! Join us for a Welcome to Country and an address by the program directors as well as handy tips from a current international student. Light refreshments will be available.
Arts Peer Mentoring Lunch
The Arts Peer Mentoring Program wants to welcome you! If you've registered for the program, or want to find out more, then come along for free pizza. All first year Bachelor of Arts students are welcome.
Arts West (Building 148) is the home of the Bachelor of Arts. The building is located on the Royal Parade side of the Parkville campus and is accessible from Professor's Walk, Medical Road and the Baillieu Library.
Old Arts (Building 149) is located just across the walkway from Arts West and is one of the oldest buildings on campus. It features the iconic clock tower overlooking South Lawn.
Travelling to Parkville
We encourage you to use public transport, walk or ride as first options. If arriving at Stop 1, 757 Swanston Street (Building 199), staff will be able to direct you to the Arts West or Old Arts buildings.
If you do need to drive to the Parkville campus there are carparks for students and visitors nearby.
- How to travel to Melbourne University on public transport (880kb pdf)
- Parking at Parkville campus
- Arts West disability access
Plan your degree
While the Arts Welcome events are all about meeting people and making sure you know about special opportunities, you may still have questions about how to structure your degree. If so, we've provided a series of online video guides regarding course requirements as well as a break down of the course structure, including several example study plans.
Stop 1: Connecting students and services
In addition to our online guides, Stop 1 offers a range of services including:
- Administrative and information services including student ID cards, fees, transcripts, scholarships and graduations
- Enrolment services such as course planning, enrolment assistance, special consideration and student equity
- Skills and development services including employability, global experience, academic development, and student development
- Support services including disability, housing, financial aid and the Safer Community Program
For more University of Melbourne events please see the Orientation website.