Orientation Day

Sydney 12 Feb 2020

When: Wednesday, 12 February, 9am-2pm.
Where: St Benedict’s Courtyard, 104 Broadway

Come and celebrate O-Day with us on Wednesday the 12th of February 2020. O-Day is a fantastic introduction to university life, a chance to make new friends and an opportunity to get ready for the year ahead by exploring your new campus!

We look forward to seeing you on campus.

Orientation Day Program

  • Explore the Orientation Day schedule

    9.00am – 2.00pm
    (all day – various times)
    “Know your hood” Campus tours
    Tours in small groups run by current students.
    Tours depart from the Information Stall in the Courtyard
    9.00am – 9.30am Speed Friending Session
    Meet other commencing students in a fun and friendly environment – run by the Student Association.
    Common Room
    9.30am – 10.00am Introduction
    Welcome to Country, Campus Welcome, Opening Prayer
    Broadway Courtyard
    10.00am - 2.00pm IT drop-in NDS2/220
    10.00am to 2.00pm Silent Disco Common Room
    10.15am – 12.00pm School of Nursing Orientation
    Includes Mentor Matchup, Dean’s welcome, placement info and uniform fitting.
    10.15am – 10.45am Dean’s Welcome for Business and Law students
    Introduction from Student Association (SAUNDA)

    Mentor Matchup
    You will get a personal introduction to your mentor – a current student.
    Business: NDS2 201
    Law: NDS2 301
    11.00am -11.30am
    11.30am -12.00pm
    Keeping Safe and Looking after Your Wellbeing NDS2/219
    11.00am – 11.30am Study Abroad Opportunities NDS2/223
    11.00am - 1.00pm Information Session for Research Students NDS2/322
    11.30am – 12.00pm Dean’s Welcome for Arts & Sciences, Education and Philosopy & Theology students
    Introduction from the Student Association (SAUNDA)

    Mentor Matchup
    You will get a personal introduction to your mentor – a current student.
    Arts & Sciences 301
    Education 201
    Philosophy & Theology 222
    11.00am – 2.00pm Lunch  Broadway Courtyard
    12.00pm - 12.30pm Library Presentations & How to Survive University Life (Study Centre) NDS/208
    12.35pm - 1.15pm Mass: optional and all welcome St Benedict’s Church
    1.30pm – 2.00pm Words with the Wise (aged 21+ years): Drinks hosted by the Wise Guys (Mature Aged Student Club) Broadway Crown
    2.00pm - 5.00pm Student Association (SAUNDA) After Party The Two Wolves Cantina
  • What to expect on Orientation Day

    • Activities on the day include:
      • Meet your Mentor
      • Silent Disco
      • Campus tours
      • Food truck (free)
      • Introduction to Clubs & Societies
      • Speed friending
      • Information Sessions
      • Student Association after-party!
    • Please check with your School (faculty) to see if they are running any school specific workshops prior to O-Day or semester starting.
  • How to get there

      Buses and trains

      The two closest bus stops from Notre Dame are at Broadway Shopping Centre and the corner of Broadway and Buckland Street. We are only a 5-minute walk from Railway Square, so you can get any bus or train to Central.


      If you wanted to drive into Broadway, there are a few parking options available to you, check out Parkopedia to explore the best options and parking prices near us.

      There are also free 1-2 hour parking spots around the backstreets of Chippendale and 2 hours of free parking at Broadway Shopping Centre.

      Campus map
  • Nursing Students Uniform Fittings

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