Step 8 - Orientation

O Week 2018 - August 6


O Week is held to welcome new students to Avondale College and is open 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.

IMPORTANT: Residential accommodation is available from Sunday 5 August except for Level 3 and 5 Bachelor of Nursing students who commence classes earlier. Please contact your Residential Director to confirm move-in dates. For international students arriving earlier than Sunday 5 August, please contact the Admissions Team via email to to confirm your move-in dates. To obtain keys to your room, a deposit must be paid through Student Finance prior to arrival, if possible. Student Finance can be contacted on 02 4980 2108 or by emailing

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