Step 9 - Orientation

Sunday 25 February - Saturday 3 March 2018

O Week is held to welcome all new students to Avondale College of Higher Education and is open to all students whether on the Lake Macquarie or Sydney campus, at UIT, or studying by distance. We encourage you to participate and attend O Week activities; a series of informative, exciting and fun-filled events. It is a great way to meet new friends, be connected and get involved in the Avondale community.


O Week Activities

View the O Week schedule.

Residential Student Arrival

You can check into the residence halls on:

Sunday 25 Februrary 10.00am to 3.00pm
Monday 26 February 9.00am to 5.00pm

IMPORTANT: Residential accommodation is only available from Sunday 6 August except for Level 3 and 5 Bachelor of Nursing Students who are commencing classes earlier. Please contact your Residential Directors to confirm move-in dates. For all international students arriving earlier than Sunday 6 August, please contact the Admissions Team via email at to confirm your move-in dates. To obtain your keys to your room, a deposit must be paid through Student Finance and should be done prior to arrival if possible.

Parking on Orientation Day

Lake Macquarie Campus

New students are advised to park in the main car park by turning left directly after passing through the first 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

Sydney Campus

Paid parking is available on campus by collecting a ticket when coming through the boom gates. Parking on the hospital grounds will be discussed during orientation. Please come prepared to pay $6 for parking for the first day.
Clinical Education Centre Map – Sydney Campus