Orientation for BDSc(Hons) first year students will be held at the UQ Oral Health Centre, 288 Herston Road, Herston in the week commencing Monday 12 February 2018. Attendance at the Orientation Program sessions on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 February are compulsory. The sessions on Thursday 15 February are compulsory for international students, but also highly recommended for domestic students who have moved to Brisbane to study.

 UQ Oral Health Centre map

Overview of the week:

 

Monday 12 February

UQ Oral Health Centre

Tuesday 13 February

UQ Oral Health Centre

Wednesday 14 February

UQ St Lucia Campus

Thursday 15 February

UQ Oral Health Centre

Friday 16 February

UQ Oral Health Centre

Morning

School Program

School Program

Market Day

(at St Lucia)

 

School Program & Student Services Workshops

 

Time to get organised – student card, textbooks, etc

Lunch

School Sponsored Lunch

UQDSA Sponsored Lunch

School Sponsored Lunch

Afternoon

Scavenger Hunt

 

School Program & Student Services Workshops

 

School Program & Student Services workshops

 

Detailed program:

Monday 12 February (Compulsory for all students)

Time

Sessions

9:00 - 9:30 am

Overview of day and Welcome from Head of School

9:30 - 10:00 am

Australian Dental Association Queensland

10:00 – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 – 10:45 am

What, where and who in the School of Dentistry Zoo

10:45 – 11:00 am

Being a Dental Professional

10:45 - 11:30 am

Welcome from School Teaching and Learning Chair

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Welcome from BDSc(Hons) Phase 1 Coordinator

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Lunch (provided)

1:00 – 1:15 pm

Introduction to Peer Mentoring Program

1:15 – 2:30 pm

Life as a UQ Dental Student (Student Panel)

2:30 – 4:30pm

Scavenger hunt

 

Tuesday 13 February (Compulsory for all students)

Time

Sessions

9:00 – 9:30 am

Summary of previous day/Scavenger Hunt wrap-up

9:30 - 10:30 am

Enrolment and Program Requirements

 

10:30 – 10:45 am

Break

10:45 – 11:30 am

Introduction to Herston Student Services

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Introduction to UQ Library

 

12:00 – 12:30 pm

UQDSA Presentation (TBC)

12:30 – 1:30 pm

UQDSA Sponsored Lunch (TBC)

1:30 – 2:00 pm

School Tour

2:00 – 4:00 pm

Workshop: Academic Success at UQ

 

Thursday 15 February (Compulsory for international students)

Time

Sessions

9:00 - 9:15 am

Overview of the day/Reflections on the week

9:15 - 10:45 am

Workshop: Getting Started

10:45 – 11:00 am

Break

11:00 – 12:30 pm

Workshop: Health and Safety

12:30 – 12:45 pm

Getting to know your dental peers

12:45 – 2:00 pm

BBQ Lunch (provided)

2:00 - 3:30 pm

Connections at UQ with UQ Mates

3:00 – 3:45 pm

Orientation Program Wrap-up

Session has passed
Sunday, 12 February 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
Compulsory for all students
Oral Health Centre (883), room 4401
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Monday, 12 February 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Compulsory for all students
Oral Health Centre (883), room 4311
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Tuesday, 13 February 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Compulsory for all students
Oral Health Centre (883), room 4401
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Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 9:00am to 3:45pm
Compulsory for international students. Also recommended for students moving to Brisbane.
Oral Health Centre (883), room 4401