The University of Melbourne's Orientation Week, or O-Week, takes place in the week prior to the commencement of classes. During this week there are a number of events and activities to assist new students in getting familiar with studying at the University of Melbourne.

It is highly recommended that students who are new to the Office for Environmental Programs (OEP), including the Master of Environment, Graduate Certificate in Environment and Graduate Diploma in Environment, attend the following sessions which will be taking place on Wednesday 24 July:

Master of Environment Orientation

Wednesday 24 July
10.00am -11.30am
Terrace Lounge, Walter Boas Building 163

This orientation session provides an overview of the OEP. You will hear from the Director, academics and staff from the OEP team, as well as current students and alumni of the program.

Meet your Specialisation Coordinator

Wednesday 24 July
11.30am - 12.30pm
Terrace Lounge, Walter Boas Building 163

New students have the opportunity to talk with their Specialisation Coordinator, and meet other students intending to undertake the same specialisation.

Graduate Environmental Program Networking Lunch

Wednesday 24 July
12.30pm -1.30pm
Terrace Lounge, Walter Boas Building 163

New students have the opportunity to talk further with staff, specialistion coordinators and current students from the OEP in an informal setting.

What else is on?

You may be interested in joining a student club, improving your study skills, or perhaps you just want to know about the fun activities the Student Union has in store, you can view all events and activities on offer and plan your day by visiting the Orientation website.

You may also want to attend the Faculty of Science Graduate Orientation.

Faculty of Science: Graduate Welcome

Monday 22 July
9:30am - 10:30am
Malaysian Theatre, Melbourne School of Design

The Office for Environmental Programs (OEP) falls under the Faculty of Science. The vast majority of Graduate Environmental Program (GEP) students will undertake at least one Faculty of Science subject outside of the OEP. Attendance at the Faculty of Science Graduate Welcome event is strongly recommended to get an overview of the services available to students.

This will be followed by a Graduate Expo in the Melbourne School of Design Basement Foyer from 10:30am - 11:30am, Campus Tour from 11:30am - 12:30pm and Lunch Carnival from 12:30pm - 1:30pm. Further details can be found on the Orientation website.