Bachelor of Science Orientation

Science: Day 1 and Orientation are both important opportunities to learn about everything you need to get started in your subjects.

Science: Day 1

Science: Day 1 is an exciting and important pre-Orientation event that will allow you to explore all that a Bachelor of Science (BSc) at the University of Melbourne has to offer.

You will have the chance to:

  • learn how to plan your BSc and complete your enrolment, through our course planning session
  • speak to subject and majors coordinators
  • interact with cool science demonstrations
  • make friends
  • hear from current students, mentors and academic advisors
  • and enjoy some delicious free food!

Science: Day 1 will take place in January 2023. You will receive an invitation to register after you accept your offer. Keep an eye on your inbox!


Following Science: Day 1 and once you accept your offer, join us for Orientation in February where you can learn about the degree in more detail.

Orientation will be held from Monday 20 – Friday 24 February 2023.

This is your opportunity to get familiar with Science at the University of Melbourne. You will:

  • explore your subject options
  • tour the campus
  • find out who your lecturers are
  • meet your cohort
  • have your course questions answered and much more!

Check back here in January for a full schedule and to register for Orientation.

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.