Step 9 - Orientation

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NURSING STUDENTS



Date Time Where
Monday 1 August 1.00pm to 4.00pm Meet on grass area near carpark

Please plan to arrive no later than 1.00pm. You will be greeted near the carpark upon arrival by an Admissions team member who will take you through your Orientation steps.

Bachelor of Nursing students will be required to present the following compliance documentation to the clinical office representative at orientation:
  1. National Police Check
  2. Your record of vaccinations required for NSW Health nurses (bring evidence of progress if not already complete); including a completed TB Assessment form
  3. NSW Health Code of Conduct for Clinical Placement
  4. Senior First Aid or Apply First Aid Certificate
  5. Working With Children Check

Domestic students enrolled in Bachelor of Nursing units on the Lake Macquarie campus must present this documentation on Orientation Day to verifiy their compliance level with NSW Health requirements. International students will not be able to present some of this documentation on the day, however, you are expected to begin what you can of this process as a matter of priority.

All students enrolled in Bachelor of

Nursing

units must present this documentation on Orientation Day to verify their compliance level with NSW Health requirements.

If you are a student who is returning after leave, please contact Reception 02 9480 3630 for information regarding your commencement dates and times.

If you are a student commencing your 2nd year due to advanced standing, please call 02 9480 3630 to check your commencement dates and times.

ALL OTHER STUDENTS STUDYING ON THE LAKE MACQUARIE CAMPUS



All other students studying on the Lake Macquarie campus (other than Nurses) must complete orientation on:

Date Time Where
Monday 8 August 9.00am to 1.00pm Follow the signs to start

You can plan to arrive at any time between these hours but please allow around 2 hours to complete your Orientation, especially if you have not already completed required payments and online enrolment.

If you are an new commencing Education student and have received advanced standing or returning after a break, please contact the Faculty of Education to find out your commencement date. Dates may vary due to practical placements.

NOTE: Once you have parked your vehicle, follow the signs to the Administration building (next door to the church) where you will be given a welcome pack and your Orientation checksheet. .

Residential Student Arrival


You can check into the residence halls on:
Date Time
Sunday 7 August 10.00pm to 2.00pm
Monday 8 August 9.00pm to 1.00pm


Travel


Students travelling to the Lake Macquarie campus by train should disembark at Morisset Station on the Newcastle & Central Coast line. It is recommended you call Student Services (02 4980 2148) no later than 24 hours before you arrive to arrange transport by bus from the station at Avondale. Transport by taxi or public bus is also available. The Lake Macquarie campus is about 8 kms from Morisset station.

Parking on Orientation Day


New students are advised to park in the main car park by turning left directly after passing through the boom gate and then an immediate left again. You will then see the main car park on your right.

Getting to the Lake Macquarie Campus

Campus Map


First year Bachelor of Nursing students studying on the Sydney campus must complete orientation on:
Date Time Notes
Monday 1 August 10.00am to 3.00pm Meet in foyer of the Clinical Education Centre

NOTE: Meet in the Clinical Education Centre located within the grounds of the Sydney Adventist Hospital. Orientation commences at 9.45am for everyone and can take approximately 2-3 hours.

You will be required to present the following compliance documentation to the clinical office representative at orientation:
  1. National Police Check
  2. Your record of vaccinations required for NSW Health nurses (bring evidence of progress if not already complete); including a completed TB Assessment form
  3. NSW Health Code of Conduct for Clinical Placement
  4. Senior First Aid or Apply First Aid Certificate
  5. Working With Children Check

Domestic students enrolled in Bachelor of Nursing units on the Sydney campus must present this documentation on Orientation Day to verify their compliance level with NSW Health requirements. International students will not be able to present some of this documentation on the day, however, you are expected to begin what you can of this process as a matter of priority.

All students enrolled in Bachelor of Nursing units must present this documentation on Orientation Day to verify their compliance level with NSW Health requirements.

Parking on Orientation Day


Students are advised to enter through Gate 2 and park according to map.

You will need to pay for parking. Parking fees for orientation day will be up to $15 for the day. Alternatively, you may wish to find a car park at no cost on Fox Valley Road, but availability is limited. Parking arrangements for the semester will be discussed at orientation.

If you are a student who is returning after leave, please contact Reception 02 9480 3630 for information regarding your commencement dates and times.

If you are a student commencing your 2nd year dur to advanced standing, please call 02 9480 3630 to check your commencement dates and times.

Travel


Students travelling to the Sydney campus by train should disembark at Hornsby Station or Turramurra Station on the North Shore & Western line. A public bus service connects each station to Sydney Adventist Hospital.

Getting to the San

Sydney Campus Map - Clinical Education Centre

If you are studying by distance education in an undergraduate course, you will NOT need to attend Orientation. Please ensure that you have logged into Student Connect and confirmed your units of study as this is your official enrolment. For units of study please contact your Course Convenor as outlined on the web. If you are not sure who your Course Convenor is, contact Admissions on 1800 991 392.

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Last Updated:03rd September 2015
Updated By: Sharon Turner