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
As part of your orientation program, you are required to attend a session with your faculty to receive a full induction to assist you in transitioning to your studies at Holmesglen.
For information on the date, time, and location of your customised session, download a copy of your orientation timetable:
If you have any questions about your Orientation Sessions, or information for your course is not listed in the timetable, contact the International Student Support team InternationalStudentAssist@holmesglen.edu.au or call 9564 2002 for assistance.
Schedules will be updated, should there be any changes to orientation sessions.
If you missed the semester 1, 2022 international student information session, you can view the full presentation here (PDF 3.9MB
Semester 1, 2022 Higher Education
Headstart and Transition programs will commence from Monday 21 February 2022. You will receive a series of emails with updates on the next steps you need to take, before attending your session.
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.