Orientation

Welcome to your orientation for the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

Orientation will prepare you for the start of your studies at UQ within the Faculty.

You will get the information you need to help get you started in your degree, learn about the services and support available in the Faculty and across UQ, connect with clubs and societies, and meet staff and students.

Join Professor Vicki Chen, Executive Dean, as she welcomes you to your studies in the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

 

Getting started in your program

The University of Queensland Orientation Week ("O-week") for Semester 2, 2022 is scheduled for Monday 18 - Friday 22 of July.

The Faculty of EAIT orientation day is Thursday 21 of July.

Specific sessions will be held for each degree in the faculty, and these will provide essential information about your degree, tips for successful study and getting the most out of university, the opportunity to ask questions and to meet staff and other students.

As part of your Orientation preparation, be sure to watch the Welcome to EAIT presentation, Associate Professor Liza O'Moore, Associate Dean Academic, shares essential information for new students and tips to help you get started at UQ. 

 

Orientation

Current students welcoming our new students

Welcome to the EAIT international student virtual Hangout Hub (Online)

22 July 2022 4:15pm5:30pm
This optional and virtual 'hangout space' on Gather Town will be open to new international students commencing their studies in the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

Welcome and orientation information for all international students commencing EAIT studies (Online Webinar)

22 July 2022 3:00pm4:00pm
This session is compulsory for all new undergraduate and postgraduate international students commencing their studies in the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

Welcome and orientation information for international students with credit entering EAIT undergraduate programs (Online)

22 July 2022 2:00pm2:45pm
This compulsory session is for all international students commencing their undergraduate studies in the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology that have received credit and an individual study plan.
networking event

Faculty of EAIT Postgraduate Afternoon Tea

21 July 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
Join the afternoon tea on campus to network and connect with commencing post graduate students, School specific lecturers and dedicated School support staff.
master of information technology

Welcome to the Master of Information Technology (On Campus and Online)

21 July 2022 3:00pm4:00pm
This essential program information session for commencing students in the Master of Information Technology will help you get started.
master of data science

Welcome to the Master of Data Science (On Campus and Online)

21 July 2022 3:00pm4:00pm
This essential program information session for commencing students in the Master of Data Science will help you get started.
Master of Cyber Security

Welcome to the Master of Cyber Security (On Campus and Online)

21 July 2022 3:00pm4:00pm
This essential information seminar for new students in the Master of Cyber Security suite is designed to help get you started in your degree.
Master of Urban Development and Design

Welcome to the Master of Urban Development and Design (Online)

21 July 2022 2:00pm3:00pm
This essential information seminar is for students entering their first semester of the Master of Urban Development and Design is designed to help get you started in your degree.
master of interaction design

Welcome to the Master of Interaction Design (Online)

21 July 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
This essential information seminar for new students in the Master of Interaction Design suite is designed to help get you started in your degree.
engineering, engineering science

Master of Engineering and Master of Engineering Science (Online)

21 July 2022 1:00pm3:00pm
This essential information seminar for new students in the Master of Engineering and Master of Engineering Science suite is designed to help get you started in your degree.
master of computer science

Welcome to the Master of Computer Science (Online)

21 July 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
This essential information seminar for new students in the Master of Computer Science suite is designed to help get you started in your degree.
Master of Architecture

Welcome to the Master of Architecture (Online)

21 July 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
This essential information seminar for students entering their first semester of the Master of Architecture is designed to help get you started in your degree!

Welcome to the Master of Sustainable Energy (Online)

21 July 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
This essential information session for commencing Master of Sustainable Energy students is designed to help get you started in your degree.
international students meet and greet

On-Campus Welcome and Meet and Greet for New EAIT International Students with Credit

21 July 2022 10:30am1:00pm
This session is for international students commencing their studies in the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology that have received credit and an individual study plan that are on-campus (in Brisbane).

Welcome to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (On Campus and Online)

21 July 2022 10:00am1:00pm
This essential program information session for first year students in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) is designed to help get you started in your degree.
bachelor of computer science

Welcome to the Bachelor of Computer Science (On Campus and Online)

21 July 2022 10:00am1:00pm
This essential orientation session for first year students in the Bachelor of Computer Science is designed to help get you started in your degree.
bachelor of information technology

Welcome to the Bachelor of Information Technology (On Campus and Online)

21 July 2022 10:00am1:00pm
This essential program information seminar for first year students in the Bachelor of Information Technology is designed to help get you started in your degree.
architecture, design students

Welcome to the Bachelor of Design (On Campus)

21 July 2022 10:00am1:00pm
This essential program information seminar for first year students in the Bachelor of Design will help get you started in your degree.
 International Student Welcome

EAIT International Student Welcome to Campus (On Campus)

20 July 2022 2:30pm5:30pm
This optional session is for new or returning international students that have recently arrived in Brisbane and are starting their on-campus studies at St Lucia.

Kickstart your Career Bootcamp

30 September 2021 9:30am6:30pm
Want to enhance your employability while at university but have limited availability to do so? Hosted by The EAIT Student Employability Team, this is your chance to attend the FIRST ever Kickstart your Career Bootcamp.

Chemical Engineering

26 August 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
First year chemical engineering students are invited to meet staff, senior students and student societies from the School of Chemical Engineering in a relaxed setting, to learn more about the specialisations and majors available to study within your program.

Electrical Engineering

24 August 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
First year electrical engineering students are invited to meet staff, senior students and student societies from the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering in a relaxed setting, to learn more about the specialisations and majors available to study within your program.

Mechatronics Engineering

19 August 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
First year mechatronic engineering students are invited to meet staff, senior students and student societies from the School of Mechanical and Minning Engineering in a relaxed setting, to learn more about the specialisations and majors available to study within your program.

Civil Engineering

16 August 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
First year civil engineering students are invited to meet staff, senior students and student societies from the School of Civil Engineering in a relaxed setting, to learn more about the specialisations and majors available to study within your program.

Mechanical Engineering

16 August 2021 11:45am12:45pm
First year mechanical engineering students are invited to meet staff, senior students and student societies from the School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering in a relaxed setting, to learn more about the specialisations and majors available to study within your program.

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Get ready for orientation

To complete your orientation, you need to do five things:

1. Download the UQ Nav app

If you are attending any events on-campus, install the UQ Nav app to help you find your way around the UQ Campus.

2. Install Zoom

If you will be attending any events online, install Zoom on your device, and log in with your UQ username and password.

3. Questions

Make a note of any questions you may already have and bring them along to the information session for your program. Each session will include a Q&A with your academic advisors.

4.  Attend

Attend the orientation information sessions for your program.

5.  Follow us

Follow us on Facebook (@UQEngTech and @UQArchitectureSchool) and Instagram (@UQEngTech and @UQArchitecture) to keep up to date with EAIT events.
 

Get online with Zoom

Online orientation sessions are held using Zoom, an online video, audio and screen sharing platform. You'll be asked to log in to Zoom using your UQ student username and password.

Before Orientation, ensure you have Zoom installed on your device and practice logging in with your username and password.

UQ provides information and support for installing Zoom, and accessing your UQ username and password.

Get in touch

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