Orientation key dates

Higher education

Semester 1, 2023: 20–24 February

We're working on the details and will send you an email closer to the date.

Vocational education

Multiple events

Check your email invite for information about your Orientation.

UniLink and Foundation

Teaching Period 1, 2023: 24 February (TBC)

We're working on the details and will send you an email closer to the date.

ELICOS

Teaching Period 9, 2022: 10 November

Check your email invite for information about your Orientation.

Don’t know what group you fit into? Here's a guide.

Higher education: If you’re studying a bachelor or master degree, a graduate certificate or a graduate diploma. 

Vocational education: If you’re studying any diploma or a certificate that is not postgraduate or a UniLink course. 

UniLink and Foundation: If you’re studying a UniLink or Foundation Year course. 

ELICOS: If you’re studying an English language course. 

If you’re not sure when your classes start or what intake you’re a part of, check your offer letter or the Swinburne Academic calendar.

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    The student experience is about more than just books and late-night library visits. We have a wide range of clubs and societies for you to meet like-minded people and make life-long friends as well as volunteering opportunities and tickets to organised events.

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