Orientation Our Way

In Term 3, CQUni is delivering a personalised online Orientation experience, giving you more session options and the flexibility to learn about the topics that matter to you.

The interactive and personalised program will connect you with lecturers, support staff, alumni, and your fellow students – all from the comfort of home. Whether you’re a new or continuing student, there’s something for everyone with Orientation Our Way.

Orientation TV (OTV)

Orientation TV is a live webinar for new students, bringing you short, fast-paced, informative sessions including How to Uni, Student Life, and Course Essentials. International students must also attend a session called International 101. Attendance is compulsory.

Each session will be held once throughout the week, from 2 – 6 November.

Register now via our eform.

Once you have registered, please add our events to your calendar so you have all of the session details and don’t forget to join us on the day. Find session dates, times, and Zoom access links, and then add these to your calendar:

  1. How To Uni
  2. Student Life
  3. Course Essentials
  4. International 101.

Orientation Boost

The Orientation Boost series offers optional, online drop-in sessions, allowing you to create a customized Orientation schedule based on what you need and want to know more about. These sessions will be held during the Orientation week. Drop-in sessions will include:

  • Fees Explained
  • Maths and stats with the Academic Learning Centre
  • Start your changemaking journey
  • Balancing life, work and study
  • Academic writing and library resources with the Academic Learning Centre
  • Never fear, the Library is here!
  • Mastering Moodle with the Academic Learning Centre
  • Microsoft PowerPoint with the Academic Learning Centre
  • Microsoft Excel with the Academic Learning Centre
  • Microsoft Word with the Academic Learning Centre
  • Study Skills for Science

You get to choose what Boost sessions you want to attend, in addition to the compulsory OTV sessions.

All students are welcome to attend Boost sessions, including new and continuing students from all courses, including TAFE.

Please visit our website to register and for the Orientation Boost session details including dates, times and Zoom access links, and add these to your calendar so you don’t forget to join us on the day. 

Countdown to CQUni

Countdown to CQUni (Orientation Online) is an introductory Moodle unit, designed to inform, motivate, and empower you with the information you need to know before you begin your studies. This unit will help you start uni – before you start uni. Take a guided tour of what to expect from Moodle units, learn about making a study plan and unit requirements, and organise your student life.

To access Countdown to CQUni:

  1. Follow this link to Moodle
  2. Log in with your student number and password, and
  3. Self-enrol into ORIE12345: Countdown to CQUni.

Orientation virtual events will commence from Monday, 2 November, and just because we’re online, doesn’t mean we can’t have fun. We’re preparing a range of resources including personalised digital name badges. Use your name badge to introduce yourself in Zoom sessions and share on social media. When you have completed activities like the OTV and/or Boost sessions you can add these stickers to your name badge.

Example name badge with certifications

Find out more, and create your personalised Orientation schedule at www.cqu.edu.au/orientation.

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