Orientation
Starting at South West TAFE in 2022

Orientation

Starting at South West TAFE in 2022
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Orientation is all about helping you get familiar with SWTAFE and your course. Explore everything that life at SWTAFE has to offer!

The key parts to orientation:

  • Campus tours - daily tours from 10.30am starting from the Warrnambool campus library
  • Help to find your way - our team will be on hand to help you find your way to your class from 8.30am every day at the Warrnambool campus
  • Events and activities - meet other students and get involved in the SWTAFE community at an event from 7-17 February

Events and activities 

Coming to an event on campus? Make sure you complete your COVID campus protocols beforehand.

Warrnambool campus

Monday 7 February

  • 12pm - Welcome to SWTAFE session in the Library
  • 12pm - Free pizza lunch and live music with Daren Ely in the courtyard. PLUS meet your wellbeing team.


Tuesday 8 February

  • 12-1pm - Bring your own device and get help accessing the SWTAFE network with ICT and Library team in the library
    Click here to join via WebEx


Wednesday 9 February

  • 12pm - Get to know the library including using online research resources, booklist information, and meet the library team.
    Click here to join via WebEx
  • 3.30 - 5pm - Hawaiian Themed event with snacks and mocktails in the courtyard. Meet other students and your student representative council.


Thursday 10 February

  • Free lunch and live music with Brett Clarke. Plus meet our Koorie Support team.


Friday 11 February

  • 12pm - Pride Mural Launch between D and I buildings. PLUS enjoy live music with Gabby Steel and LGBTIQ+ cupcakes.


Monday 14 February


Tuesday 15 February

  • 12pm - study support with SWTAFE. Meet your Learning Support Team in the Library.
    Click here to join via WebEx
  • 3.30pm - free mindfulness meditation in the courtyard.


Wednesday 16 February


Thursday 17 February

  • 12pm - join us for a two-week check-in and free party pies and sausage rolls. PLUS meet with our Student Support team in the courtyard that can provide you free services.
Sherwood Park campus

Tuesday 15 February
Join us for a free BBQ lunch and meet your student support team.


Thursday 17 February

Join us for a free morning tea. PLUS meet your apprenticeship support officer, Lee Martin, and your student support team.

Colac campus

Tuesday 8 February

Join us for a free lunch and music. PLUS meet your wellbeing officer and the koorie support team.

Online events

Tuesday 8 February

  • 12-1pm - Bring your own device and get help accessing the SWTAFE network with ICT and Library team in the library
    Click here to join via WebEx


Wednesday 9 February

  • 12pm - Get to know the library including using online research resources, booklist information, and meet the library team.
    Click here to join via WebEx


Monday 14 February


Wednesday 16 February

Stay connected with the SWTAFE Community

Join the SWTAFE Community Student Facebook group to connect with other students and stay up-to-date with what's going on at SWTAFE.
Click here to join.

Support every step along the way

We provide a wide range of support services to all students that you can use any time in your study journey.

  • Apprentice support
  • Disability support
  • Koorie support
  • Study support
  • Library services
  • Wellbeing support
  • Career and course advice with the South West Skills and Jobs Centre

Click here to find out more about our support services and how to contact them.

Need help?

If you have any questions about orientation or need help settling in to your studies, contact us.

Glenn
P. 0478 332 289
E. glenn.mckenzie@swtafe.edu.au

Deb
P. 0435 301 402
E. deb.brevis@swtafe.edu.au