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Orientation is the important first step in making your journey with Holmesglen an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Whether face to face or remotely delivered, you will have access to all the necessary information to get you started.
 
As the new semester approaches, you will receive a series of emails with updates on the next steps you need to take, before attending your information session. These will include undertaking a literacy and numeracy skills assessment from home and registering for your course.
Please do not hesitate to contact the Student Assist team if you experience any difficulties completing your online test or registration process. They will be available by phone at 9564 2002 or email at InternationalStudentAssist@holmesglen.edu.au

Semester 2 On-Campus International Orientation Sessions

At this stage we are planning for your session to be held on-campus, as outlined below:

CHADSTONE CAMPUS

Monday July 5 – 9:00 am and 1:00 pm* – Building 1, Level 2, Room 41

MOORABBIN CAMPUS

Tuesday 6 July at 9:00 am – Building 4, Level 1, Room 116.

GLEN WAVERLEY CAMPUS

Wednesday 7 July - 9:00 am and 1:00 pm*  – Building 12, Level 1, Room 04.

*Further information will be sent to you regarding the timing of your session at the Chadstone or Glen Waverley Campus.

Your session will provide you with all the information you need on the academic and personal support services available to you throughout your studies. Timetables will be issued and details of how to receive your Student ID card and OSHC Card will be provided.

In addition to the International Student Orientation sessions outlined above, you will also be required to attend a session with your faculty to receive a full induction to assist you in transitioning to your studies at Holmesglen.

All information on the date, time and location of your customized session is available at:  

Download Student Orientation timetable (PDF - 42kb)
Download Student Orientation timetable(Word version for accessibility - 42kb)

If you have any questions about your Orientation Sessions, please contact the International Support team at InternationalStudentAssist@holmesglen.edu.au or call 9564 2002 for assistance.

Download Student Handbook (Pdf - 2mb)


Degree-entry program 

Students commencing their Higher Education studies at Holmesglen will be required to attend Holmesglen's degree-entry program during their orientation period. This two- week intensive program prepares new students who are commencing Higher Education for their degree-level study. It provides a strong foundation for success and ensures that students commence their courses with confidence.

The program integrates social and academic support and includes: degree introduction; language, literacy and numeracy support; 'get to know you' and social activities with fellow students and introductions to the mentoring and buddy systems.

Transitioning from VET to Degree program

Holmesglen runs a two to three-week intensive program providing a transition from VET to degree courses. Students entering with credits from pathway programs are given social and academic support to ensure they commence their degree course with confidence.

The program provides students with specific subject content required as preparation for the degree they are undertaking. Social and academic support is integrated in the program that includes: degree introduction; language, literacy and numeracy support; 'get to know you' and social activities with fellow students and introductions to the mentoring and buddy systems.

All information is correct at the time of printing but subject to change.

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