Orientation

Each semester, the Faculty of Arts invites commencing graduate students to an Orientation Welcome Session where you will be introduced to your Graduate School, program coordinators, and commencing classmates.


Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (GSHSS) Orientation welcome

For students commencing graduate coursework in one of the degree programs listed on the GSHSS Degrees web page.

Meet key academic and professional staff, learn about course planning, enrichment, and facilities, and hear about the student experience. An hour-long information session will be followed by a social reception where you can meet your new classmates and key program staff.

Graduate Research Orientation welcome

For students commencing graduate research in the Faculty of Arts.

Meet key academic and professional staff, learn about course planning, enrichment, and facilities, and hear about the student experience. An hour-long information session will be followed by an afternoon tea and visits to academic schools.

Solid StARTS Welcome Workshop

Go beyond the basics and start off your graduate studies with expert advice. This event comprises a number of helpful modules for new graduate students including the following:

  • Information about Presenting Academic Discourse (LING90002)
  • Career and international experience advice from Global Leadership and Employability staff
  • Library information for Graduate coursework students in the Faculty of Arts
  • Advice from senior academic experts
  • Welcome from the Graduate Student Association
  • "Graduate Campus" tours led by Graduate Student Ambassadors

International students in particular will find this event a valuable addition to the evening Graduate School Orientation Welcome later in the week.

More information

On the University's central Orientation website you can create an Orientation itinerary incorporating these and other University events.