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Tour campus, meet current students and staff and discover your study options at Avondale – all from your loungeroom (yep, even in your PJ’s if you want).

Welcome to iWeek! We’re hosting our first EVER virtual open day, followed by live information sessions for each of our courses. We have an awesome program planned and can’t wait to share it with you!

Here’s the plan:

Wednesday June 10

10am – VIRTUAL OPEN DAY

  • Visualise your experience as an Avondale student and join our livestreamed virtual open day.
  • Enjoy a virtual tour of our Lake Macquarie campus with current student, Jay.
  • Explore what life after 5pm includes with Student Life Services.
  • Meet current students and hear from lecturers.
  • Plus more!


Wednesday June 10

7pm – TEACHING Info Session

  • With Head of the School of Education, Ms Bev Christian
  • Including your choice of one of the following breakout sessions
    • Early Childhood with Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Birth-12yrs) Course Convenor, Ms Sandra Ludlow
    • Primary with Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) Course Convenor, Dr Sherry Hattingh
    • Secondary with Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary) Course Convenor, Dr Jason Hinze

Thursday June 11

7pm – NURSING Info Session

  • With Lecturer, Ms Erin Raethel

Monday June 15

7pm – BUSINESS Info Session

  • With Head of the Avondale Business School, Associate Professor Lisa Barnes and Bachelor of Business Course Convenor, Dr Peter Williams

Tuesday June 16

7pm – HUMANITIES and CREATIVE ARTS Info Session

  • With Head of the School of Humanities and Creative Arts, Communication Strand Convenor, Ms Lynnette Lounsbury
  • Including your choice of one of the following breakout sessions
    • Psychology, Counselling and Chaplaincy with Counselling Strand Convenor, Mr Paul Bogacs
    • English, Modern History and Ancient History with English Strand Convenor, Ms Narelle Ontivero and History Strand Convenor, Professor Daniel Reynaud
    • Visual Communication and Communication with Visual Communication Strand Convenor, Dr Richard Morris and Communication Strand Convenor, Ms Lynnette Lounsbury
    • International Poverty and Development Studies (IPDS) and Geography with Bachelor of Arts Course Convenor, Dr Brad Watson
    • Music with Music Strand Convenor, Ms Aleta King

Wednesday June 17

7pm – HUMANITIES and CREATIVE ARTS Info Session

  • With Head of the School of Humanities and Creative Arts, Communications Strand Convenor, Ms Lynnette Lounsbury
  • Including your choice of one of the following breakout sessions
    • Psychology, Counselling and Chaplaincy with Counselling Strand Convenor, Mr Paul Bogacs
    • English, Modern History and Ancient History with English Strand Convenor, Ms Narelle Ontivero and History Strand Convenor, Professor Daniel Reynaud
    • Visual Communication and Communication with Visual Communication Strand Convenor, Dr Richard Morris and Communication Strand Convenor, Ms Lynnette Lounsbury
    • International Poverty and Development Studies (IPDS) and Geography with Bachelor of Arts Course Convenor, Dr Brad Watson
    • Music with Music Strand Convenor, Ms Aleta King

Thursday June 18

7pm – OUTDOOR LEADERSHIP Info Session

  • With Outdoor Leadership Course Convenor, Mr David Low

Monday June 22

7pm – MINISTRY and THEOLOGY Info Session

  • With Bachelor of Ministry and Theology Course Convenor, Dr Wendy Jackson

Tuesday June 23

7pm – DIPLOMA OF GENERAL STUDIES Info Session

  • With Diploma of General Studies Course Convenor, Ms Narelle Ontivero





To find out more about iWeek or upcoming information sessions, call Student Administration Services on 02 4980 2377 or email openday@avondale.edu.au