Semester 1 2020 Orientation

Congratulations for accepting your place in the Bachelor of Commerce. The Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, Professor Paul Kofman, welcomes you to the Bachelor of Commerce and to the University of Melbourne.

Welcome to all new students

Attending Orientation is the best way to get to know your new campus, your student community and the wide range of services and programs available to you.

The BCom Orientation Day will be held on Tuesday 25 February, where you will be welcomed in person to your BCom community by academics, professional staff and current students.

You'll get the opportunity to:

  • Meet the Dean and academic staff, and find out more about your first year of study
  • Participate in three different panel sessions with current students
  • Discover career, enrichment and academic support services designed exclusively for BCom students
  • Join a range of Clubs and Societies available over a free lunch

There are three session times available on the day, please register for your preferred session via the myuniLife app.

We look forward to seeing you there.

  • Melbourne Orientation

    The University’s Melbourne Orientation program will run from 24-28 February 2020.

    As part of Melbourne Orientation, you’re invited to the Melbourne Commencement Ceremony on Monday 24 February.

    There will be a range of activities held on campus throughout the week, where you’ll be able to join Student Clubs & Societies – this is a great way to build your social and professional networks.

  • Additional BCom Information Sessions

    In addition to BCom Orientation Day, the Faculty are holding two additional information sessions. Please register via the myuniLife app.

    BCom/Engineering Pathway Information Session
    Date: Tuesday 25 February 2020
    Time: 2.30pm-3.30pm
    Location: 4.012, Level 4, The Spot

    Are you considering study in engineering after completing the BCom? This will require some careful course planning. Come along to learn about:

    • required breadth subjects that will meet the prerequisites for entry to the Master of Engineering
    • how to plan your BCom for entry to the Master of Engineering
    • BCom/Master of Engineering graduates and their career paths

    This session is open to all Bachelor of Commerce students. Students with a Graduate Degree Package will be invited to attend a separate event.

    BCom Getting Ready to Study Commerce
    Date: Thursday 27 February 2020
    Time: 10.00-11.00am
    Location: Copland Theatre, The Spot

    Find out how to succeed academically in your first year of study. Presented by a member of the university's Academic Skills unit, this session will provide an overview of the academic skills and resources needed for your degree.

  • Subject and Course Planning

    Find helpful Course Planning resources in the next tab. Download the BCom Planner for you to create your degree.

    Do you need clarification on your course rules or are unsure on choosing subjects? Watch short videos presented by fellow students. by topic on Getting Started.

    Once you have identified the subjects necessary for meeting your degree requirements and academic goals, you can enrol into subjects via your Study Plan. Enrolling in a subject means you are officially admitted to study that subject. You must enrol into subjects in both Semesters 1 and 2. You can find further information on enrolling here.

    There's also a handy calendar to help you navigate through what you'll need to know in each week of your first semester.

  • BCom Enrichment Opportunities

    Find out more about the enrichment opportunities available to Bachelor of Commerce students.

    Learn more about BCom Enrichment Programs

  • Follow us on social

    Once you’ve accepted your offer in the BCom, you can request to join the Faculty of Business and Economics’ Current Students Facebook Group. Simply enter your student ID and degree to gain access to the group. You’ll receive information on industry opportunities and what’s happening in the faculty, in student clubs and around campus.

    Stop 1 Facebook and Twitter will keep you up to date with important enrolment information.

    Connect with the wider University community on social media to find groups and communities who share similar interests to you.

  • Have a question?
    • ask.unimelb: Your first stop for answers to frequently asked questions.
    • students.unimelb: For information on enrolment, administration and services.
    • Contact Stop 1 via phone, live chat or email for assistance with administration, course planning, enrolment assistance, skills development and support services.