Bachelor of Science Orientation

Science: Day 1 and Orientation Week activities give you the opportunity to meet your cohort, explore the services available to you and learn about everything you need to get started in your subjects.

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

Science: Day 1

Science: Day 1 is an exciting event that will allow you to explore all that a Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne has to offer.

This year, Science: Day 1 will take place as a virtual event on Thursday 27 January. We look forward to meeting you there! The virtual offerings will provide valuable resources and information, and the chance to interact with your peers.

Register now!

Virtual Schedule: Thursday 27 January, 2022


1:00  PM

Welcome Presentation by Professor Deborah King
Director, Bachelor of Science
Associate Dean (Undergraduate Programs) Faculty of Science

2:00 PM

Your Science Options Explained

2:30 PM

First Year Subject Expo

4:00 PM

Online Social Activity

Bachelor of Science Orientation 2022

BSc Orientation will be held from Mon 21 – Fri 25 Feb. Get familiar with Science at the University of Melbourne, explore your subject options, find out who your lecturers are and have your course questions answered.  

Check back here in January to register for the event.

Frequently asked questions

We received many questions throughout Orientation Week 2021, 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 Le

  • Can I enroll 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.