Orientation 2023

Orientation is for new and returning students. It is designed to help you make a smooth and successful transition into study at Avondale University. You will be introduced to lecturers and support staff who will journey with you through your tertiary studies. You will get an opportunity to get familiar with the campus and meet other students.

Lake Macquarie Campus Orientation Information

Welcome to Avondale Program

Our first key event - Monday, February 27th “Welcome to Avondale University” at 9AM

This event will provide you with information you’ll need before starting your journey at Avondale University. Where you’ll meet your Course Convenors, find out what help is available to you while studying, and what extra-curricular activities there are.
(For those who cannot make this session, it will be livestreamed and placed on the Online Orientation and Student Support Moodle site.)

Then join us for a sponsored lunch starting from 11.30am to 2.30pm.

Returning Students (face-to-face study mode)

You are most welcome to join us on February 27th in supporting us to orientate our new students, and to join in our social events

Orientation Program
Orientation Program (Distance)
Campus Map

Distance Student Information

We have created an Online Orientation and Student Support program on Moodle, providing you with the opportunity to hear from your Course Convenor on information specific to your degree (Zoom link sessions in Moodle) and a central place to access student support information.

Get to know Moodle

Need to know how to navigate Moodle?

  • We have created a short video clip to help you find your way around Moodle and where to locate the Online Orientation and Student Support program. Follow this link https://youtu.be/p-kuD6vJQQc
  • You will need to enrol in your academic units before the Online Orientation and Student Support Moodle page will be visible.

Having trouble accessing Moodle?

Contact https://servicedesk.avondale.edu.au or phone +61 2 4980 2111 (Mon-Thu 9am to 5pm; Fri 9am-12pm)

On-Campus Accommodation

Checklist: Before you arrive

Social Events

Got Any Questions?

[email protected]

Sydney Campus – New first and second year nursing students to the Sydney Campus

27 February 2023, new first year students to Sydney campus (Level 1)
21 February 2023, second year new students to Sydney campus (Level 3)

Location: Sydney Campus

Orientation Program(s):
2023 Program coming soon

Covid Update: Please check the Avondale's latest response Avondale's latest response to Covid-19 for live updates.

Parking: Paid parking is available on campus by collecting a ticket when coming through the boom gates. Parking costs are approximately $6.00/day. Refer to P14 on the campus map.

Sydney Campus Map