Academic Orientation

Ancient man and woman standing side by side, wearing togas, wave in greeting.

Your Orientation will give you an introduction to university essentials – academic and administrative, geographic and social information.

Tele’s Angels Mentors will be available during Academic Orientation week to offer Ancient History campus tours. If you are interested, please  reserve your tour spot here.

 

We also recommend you check out the information and resources below, before attending Academic Orientation.

Transport to campus

Getting to Macquarie

Transport Concession Sticker for Full-Time Students

Campus Card / Student Card

Accommodation

Options and Availabilities – Accommodation Service.
Phone: +61 (0)2 9850 7965
Email: housing@mq.edu.au
Location: C10A, level 1

Financial Assistance

Undergraduate Scholarships – Scholarships & Prizes Unit.
Phone: +61 (0)2 9850 7337 or +61 (0)2 9850 6401
Email: csap@mq.edu.au

Student Grants and Loans – Campus Wellbeing (Welfare Service) and OFS
Phone: +61 (0)2 9850 7497
Email: campuswellbeing@mq.edu.au
Location: C8A (Lincoln Building), level 2

Financial Assessment and Assistance – Campus Wellbeing (Welfare Service)
Phone: +61 (0)2 9850 7497
Email: campuswellbeing@mq.edu.au
Location: C8A (Lincoln Building), level 2

Getting Started with Uni Study

Time Management

Self-organisation and motivation are critical skills for any university student. Download our example Weekly and Semester Planners to get a taste of university life. You can use these resources to schedule your class and study time, paid employment, fitness activities, and rest and relaxation time.

The Co-op Bookshop in the Central Courtyard offer a free yearly wall planner. Many students also utilise the Macquarie University Student Gmail calendar which can be integrated with your smart phone.

Weekly Planner (998 downloads)
Session (Semester) Planner (746 downloads)

Study Smarter

Online Tools for Efficient and Mobile Learning

There are numerous apps and software suitable for study and research at university. The following is a short list of notes / readings / data / document / file / reference / writing / time, etc.  management tools. Many are Cloud-based online tools which means you can access your materials from any computer or device – which is fantastic for the ever mobile university student!

*Note: you can access these tools via your Official Macquarie University Student Gmail and sync them with your smartphone.

If you have questions or would like a demonstration, please contact us.

Learning Skills

Learning Skills offers free on-campus workshops during the first-half of each semester, online resources via UniWISE and other materials on their website. If you would like an individual consultation, simply visit the Learning Help Desk located in the Library Foyer.

University Support Services

Campus Wellbeing (Welfare, Disability, Counselling, Medical)

Drop In B4 U Drop Out, Learning Help Desk (Library Foyer)