Orientation Week

Business, Economics and Law (BEL) Faculty

Semester 2, 2022 | 18-22 July

Your Program Orientation Session Your Support Services Session BEL Orientation Festival

Welcome to the Business, Economics and Law Faculty

We can’t wait for you to join us for Orientation Week (O-Week) at The University of Queensland! O-Week is full of social and academic activities designed to introduce you to life and study at UQ.

Compulsory Sessions 

Your journey with UQ starts now! Register for your compulsory events, including your Program Orientation Session and the BEL Orientation Festival, to ensure you have all the right information and tools you need to succeed in your program.

Program Orientation Session

Program Orientation Session 

18–20 July 2022

Online via Zoom 

Registration essential 

Find out everything you need to know and what to expect from your degree (program). Held online via Zoom, you’ll hear from teachers, program advisers and fellow students who have great insider knowledge and tips and are ready to answer any questions you have about your program and make the most of your university experience.

Register for your program session/s

BEL Orientation Festival

BEL Orientation Festival

22 July 2022, 11am–2pm 

In-person 

Registration essential

The BEL Orientation Festival is your chance to experience all UQ has to offer – make new friends, connect with BEL Buddies, explore the St Lucia campus on a scavenger hunt, participate in games, win great prizes, discover support services, clubs and societies to join, and more. Plus, you’ll receive your FREE UQ t-shirt!

Explore what's on offer at the BEL Orientation Festival 

 

BEL Orientation Festival

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Welcome Session

The BEL Orientation Festival Welcome Session is your first taste of campus life at UQ! Upon arrival be greeted by BEL Buddy student volunteers who will match you with other students studying the same program. During the session, our BEL Buddies will help you break the ice with your new classmates and share their tips to settle you into university life. This session is run by experienced BEL students and contains all the important details they think you should know.


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Scavenger Hunt

Work with your teammates to solve riddles and find the hidden clues, while you make your way around the beautiful St Lucia campus and discover important information about your School, your Faculty and UQ. Be the fastest team to complete all the challenges and you could WIN a $50 Event Cinemas voucher for each team member. All participants will also go into the lucky draw prize to win a $200 UQ Union voucher to spend at multiple retailers on campus.


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BEL Welcome Celebration

Join us for free food and drinks, live entertainment and plenty of ways to continue connecting with your fellow business, economics and law students. This festival-style celebration is a chance for you to meet face-to-face with lecturers and support services staff, find out more about clubs and societies you can join, and enjoy fun games and activities. 

Highly recommended sessions

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Your Support Services Session

21 July, 1-2.15pm

Online via Zoom

Registration essential

We’re here to support your educational journey from Orientation to graduation. Discover the range of academic, wellbeing and social support services available to you as a first-year BEL student. Get library tips and tricks to help with your assessments, learn about UQ clubs and societies and how you can get involved, finalise all your administrative tasks before classes begin, and start strategically working towards your career goals with staff who ensure you’re prepared and confident every step of the way.

Register now

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Your Questions Answered Session

21 July 2022, 3–5pm

Online via Zoom

Registration essential

If you have questions or are feeling unsure, don’t worry – we are here to help.

Come along to this online question and answer session.

Our support team will be on hand to answer any queries you have about your first semester, studying internationally, making friends, getting ready for your career and more. 
 

Register now

Program Orientation Sessions

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Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours) Orientation Session

18 July 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
During this online session, you’ll get expert knowledge and tips for getting the most out of your Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours). You’ll also have an opportunity to speak with program advisers, tutors, student support staff and current students to ask questions.
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Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management Orientation Session

20 July 2022 11:00am12:00pm
During this online session, you'll hear from program advisers, teaching staff and current students about what to expect during your studies and where this program can take you in the future. You’ll also have an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session.
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Bachelor of Economics Orientation Session

20 July 2022 1:00pm2:00pm
During this online session, you'll hear from program advisers, teaching staff and current students about what to expect in your program. Learn tips to help you have a great study experience at UQ and use this opportunity to have all your questions answered.
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Bachelor of Business Management Orientation Session

20 July 2022 2:00pm3:00pm
During this online session, you'll hear from program advisers, teaching staff and current students about what to expect in your program. Learn tips to help you have a great study experience at UQ and use this opportunity to have all your questions answered.
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Bachelor of Commerce Orientation Session

20 July 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
During this online session, you'll hear from program advisers, teaching staff and current students about what to expect in your program. Learn tips to help you have a great study experience at UQ and use this opportunity to have all your questions answered.
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Honours Program: Business Orientation plus Graduate Diploma of Business Research Methods Orientation Session

18 July 2022 10:00am11:45am
In this online session, the Program Leader will talk you through what to expect in the year ahead and provide an opportunity to ask current students for their advice. Following the orientation session, we welcome you to stay online for a Meet and Greet with your fellow cohort and potential supervisors. Please note: this session is only for Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Bachelor of Business Management (Honours), Graduate Diploma of Business Research Methods students, Bachelor of Advanced Finance and Economics (Honours) students completing a Finance major, and Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours) students completing a Research Pathway option.
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Postgraduate Law Orientation Session

18 July 2022 2:00pm3:00pm
During this online session, you'll hear from the Postgraduate Program Director and program advisers about what to expect in your program and the great opportunities you'll have access to at UQ. Learn tips to help you have a great study experience at UQ and use this opportunity to have all your questions answered.
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Postgraduate Business Orientation Session

18 July 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
During this online session, you'll hear from key staff members and current students about what to expect during your postgraduate program and the great opportunities you'll have access to at UQ. Learn tips to help you have a great study experience at UQ and use this opportunity to have all your questions answered.
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Postgraduate Economics Orientation Session

18 July 2022 4:00pm5:00pm
During this online session, you'll hear from key staff members and current students about what to expect during your postgraduate program and the great opportunities you'll have access to at UQ. Learn tips to help you have a great study experience at UQ and use this opportunity to have all your questions answered.

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Discover workshops, information sessions and social events across UQ with the Orientation Planner.

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