Bachelor of Science Orientation

Orientation is an opportunity to meet your cohort, explore the services available to you and learn about everything you need to get started in your subjects.

Orientation recap

Mid-year BSc Orientation took place on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 July, 2022. Events were held both on campus and online. If you missed out on any sessions or would like a recap, recordings of select events are now available on the Melbourne Peer Mentor Program Canvas Community.


Course planning resources

Learn all about your Bachelor of Science, explore different subject areas that may interest you and understand all the other great programs that make up your undergraduate experience!

Get started in your BSc

Explore this Canvas LMS (Learning Management System) module to learn everything you need to know about managing  enrolment into your subjects.

Visit Enrolment LMS

Frequently asked questions

We received many questions during previous Orientation Weeks, and have collected some answers and related resources below.

  • How long is Summer semester?

    Summer term will run for 8 weeks, from Tuesday 4 January to Sunday 27 February. You can find all important University dates here:

  • How do double majors in the Bachelor of Science work?

    In the Bachelor of Science, one major will be listed on your transcript. However, in some instances, you can complete the subjects for two majors – for example, you may complete the subjects for a major in both chemistry and pharmacology.
    For individual advice, speak to Stop 1.

  • Where can I find out more about Breadth subjects?

    For more information about Breadth in the Bachelor of Science, visit Breath subjects in the Bachelor of Science. For individual advice, speak to Stop 1.

  • How do I enrol in a subject?

    You can find information about enrolling in subjects at Enrolling in subjects in the Current students website.

  • Can I study overseas?

    Information about Exchanges changes depending on the restrictions both in Australia and overseas. Currently, students within Australia can apply for Exchanges to New Zealand. If you're overseas and want to discuss exchange options, you should visit Study overseas on the Current students website to contact the Global Learning team.

  • Can I enrol in a concurrent diploma?

    There are a range of diplomas available and each one has varying eligibility – we recommend having a look at Concurrent diplomas on the Current students website.