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Orientation

Orientation is where it all begins. Starting tertiary studies is a big step, especially in a new country. NIC's orientation is designed to prepare you for what's to come. Don't miss it!

What will happen at orientation?

NIC organises a series of activities and programs to help you transition into your new study environment. At orientation, you will:

  • Enrol in your classes
  • Receive your orientation pack, timetable, and University of Newcastle student ID card
  • Meet the NIC staff, student mentors, and new friends
  • Learn about the range of services and facilities available to you as a student
  • Tour the campus and get to know Newcastle
  • Attend information sessions about accommodation, employment, safety, health, and computer skills

What do I need to bring?

Make sure you have the following:

  • NIC Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) & copy of student visa
  • Passport
  • Address and phone number in Australia
  • Pen and paper

When is orientation?

NIC will send you specific details for your orientation when they are finalised. Dates are listed as below:

Trimester 1-March 2015

Orientation & enrolment

23 February 2015

Commences

2 March 2015

Finishes

29 May 2015

Trimester 1 Exams

1-6 June 2015

Semester 1-March 2015 (Certificate IV TPP leading to Medicine only)

Orientation & enrolment

23 February 2015

Commences

2 March 2015

Finishes

12th June 2015

Semester 1 Exams

15-26 June 2015