First Year Calendar
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So, what is Stop 1, well it’s your 1 Stop student services shop. See what we did there? Clever huh? It’s your virtual and physical location to go when you don’t know where to go. The hub of all things student, the centre of University knowledge and well, you get the idea.
Thinking of switching majors, not sure how many breadth subjects you can do. The B-COM planner is there for you. If you need help changing anything on your study plan, you can submit an enrolment variation form.
Sometimes you need to step back from the books and experience the other side of University Life. The University of Melbourne Student Union host a range of events from comedy shows, sleep overs, clubs and societies to competitions and exam support. These guys have got it going on!
Not just for people commencing their course. There are plenty of opportunities for students throughout the duration of their course to be awarded scholarships. So, don’t count yourself out. Check out the extensive list on offer.
With so much going on, it’s good to get an overview of the important dates during the semester, like census dates, exams and of public holidays. And because diaries were so last century.
Your mecca of all things UniMelb. Update your personal details, check your uni email account, look at your fees, apply for a leave of absence, even check your enrolment. What can’t this thing do! Available as an app too.
Enrolment, registration, timetable. So much to remember. We got you covered.
A big part of life is making yourself heard. But doing it in a successful way is just as important. Developing your communication skills is a must, no matter where you are from or what you are studying. It’s also a life skill that will open doors and help create opportunities. Make sure you check out the programs available so you can start telling your story.
Academic Skills Top Tip Fact Sheets
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Open Access Student Computing Spaces
Finding the perfect place to study, just got easier. Check out these locations.
Think of the LMS as social media for your subject. See announcements, learn about assessments, check your subject guide, catch up on lecture notes and most importantly, submit assignments.
Lost on Campus
Got to get to The Spot for a lecture but don’t even know what it is (Hint, it’s the spotty building). Check out this super helpful app.
Clubs and Societies
Feel like hanging out with people that speak commerce? Check out our clubs and societies. (Looks good on your resume too.)
A-Z University Terms
So many acronyms! And what on earth is breadth? This list will have you speaking Uni Melb in no time.
A different kind of normal. And while being you is awesome, sometimes you might need a little support to help remind you.
Let’s face it, it’s the life blood of the modern world. Get connected and feel the Wi-Fi following, connecting the campus.
Library Business Resources
Think a Library is just some dusty old building full of books. Think again! The Giblin Eunson Library is the home to the Business and Economics collections. Their website keeps you up to date with the latest industry news and trends. Make sure you check out their amazing databases but most important of all, sign up for one of their workshops.
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We all know that out of the blue, life can throw some crazy things at us. Sometimes they’re good, sometimes not so good. That’s where special consideration comes in. When there are circumstances beyond your control, like illness or the loss of a loved one, special consideration is here to help but make sure you watch this video to understand the application process and documents you will need.
Applying for extensions
So, it’s getting to that time when you need to submit your first assignment. Most likely, you will need to submit it through LMS, but what if all of a sudden you get sick. You need just a little more time to get it done. No problem, you can apply for an extension by either applying directly to the faculty or special consideration. Just check the info to make sure you pick the right one.
Stand out from the crowd and hit the ground running with a deeper understanding of the work environment. Offered exclusively for University of Melbourne students, the Employment Fundamentals online series was created to complement your undergraduate degree and to provide you with additional skills to set you apart from other graduates.
Counselling and Psychological Services
Something getting you down? Dealing with some heavy issues? Have a confidential chat with someone at our Counselling and Psychological Service. No judgement here.
Ate some left over left overs, fell off your hoverboard, broken out in purple spots? Maybe see one of our doctors. A range of health services are available for whatever ails you.
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Looking for life outside UoM, check out Meetups Melbourne. A great way to meet people, experience Melbourne and do something challenging or completely outrageous, within reason.
The University of Melbourne campus should be where you can consider a safe place. If something or someone has made you feel uncomfortable or even worse, report this behaviour because it’s not tolerated. Even if you just want an escort across campus, contact Safer Communities.
Study Abroad / Exchange
The world awaits! Study Abroad and Exchange are just the ticket to a whole new study experience - pun intended.
Managing money can be a challenge, especially with competing demands like fees and basic living expenses. But it doesn’t all have to be bad. Our Financial Services team can give you advice and maybe even a loan because, you know, adulting is hard.
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Faith and Sprituality
Keep the faith on campus with our ranges of services.
Ask Uni Melb
Got a random question, just ask. Ask.unimelb has a pretty impressive database that covers the most frequently ask questions. And you can always start a chat session with a real live person too.
Melbourne, what an amazing city. But where do you start? Check out this website for ideas.
Itching to get out into the real world and put those commerce skills to the test, why not start with an internship?
Melbourne Microfinance Initiative
Feel like making a difference? Why not volunteer with the Melbourne Microfinance Initiative? Affiliated with the Faculty of Business and Economics, it’s the place to connect and challenge yourself. Who knows, you might help solve some pretty serious issues.
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If you think you have an exam, don’t just rely on your friends to tell you when and where. Make sure you get your official exam timetable so you know exactly where to be and when. Because the excuse “but my friend told me” never goes down well.
Alright, let’s all take a deep breath. Exams are just around the corner but you can’t let stress take over. Check out our tips for getting through. You got this!
Exam Day Tips
Just because you haven’t heard enough about exams, here’s one more bit of info. No seriously, this page of tips and tricks is worth its weight in gold. It’s like a blueprint of how to sit exams. Read it, share it but most importantly, learn from it.
Exam Viewing Appointments
Not sure where you went wrong on your exam or just curious to see you did get a particular question right? Many subject coordinators offer exam viewing appointments. You can see your marked exam and maybe clarify a few answers. But before you get any idea, this isn’t a chance to negotiate for a better mark. It’s about getting feedback.