Welcome to Melbourne Business School
Get a head start on your degree.
Congratulations on getting an offer to study at Melbourne Business School in Semester 2, 2020.
Attending Orientation is the best way to get to know your new campus, your student community and the wide range of services and programs available to you. At Melbourne Business School (MBS), we’ve got an array of engaging activities and workshops on offer. We encourage you to register below and come prepared.
We look forward to seeing you at Orientation and hope you have a great start to the semester.
MBS sessions and workshops
Take advantage of our sessions and workshops that will focus on developing your core skills for graduate study.
|Monday 27 July||Welcome to MBS||3.30 - 5.00pm|
|Monday 27 July||Clear & Effective Spoken English Workshop||5.30 - 7.30pm|
|Tuesday 28 July||MBS Essentials||3.30 - 4.00pm|
|Tuesday 28 July|
- Master of Management/Master of Management (Marketing/Human Resource)
- Master of Management (Accounting)
- Master of Management (Accounting & Finance)
- Master of Management (Finance)
- Master of Finance/Master of Finance (Enhanced)
- Master of International Business
4.00 - 5.00pm
|Tuesday 28 July||Graduate Business Research: Advanced Skills & Premium Resources Workshop||5.30 - 7.00pm|
|Wednesday 29 July||Research to Writing||5.30 - 7.30pm|
|Thursday 30 July||My Global Community: China||1.00 - 2.00pm|
|Thursday 30 July||My Global Community: SE Asia||3.00 - 4.00pm|
|Thursday 30 July||My Global Community: India||4.30 - 5.30pm|
|Thursday 30 July||Critical Thinking Workshop||6.00 - 8.00pm|
|Friday 31 July||Making the Most of MBS||3.00 - 4.30pm|
Monday 27 July
Workshop: Welcome to MBS
Time (AEST): 3.30 - 5.00pm
Your official welcome to Melbourne Business School! Meet our Deputy Dean and the group of students you will be starting your journey with. There will be an official welcome followed by a fun social activity.
Clear & Effective Spoken English Workshop
Time (AEST): 5.30 - 7.30pm
Is English your second language? Join this session for practice, tips and tools to improve your English pronunciation and spoken English skills. Speech Pathologist Georgie Taylor will help you understand what you should improve and how to do it. Learn about speaking clearer, confident English for job interview performance, workplace communication and day-to-day life.
Tuesday 28 July
Time (AEST): 3.30 - 4.00pm
Not sure if you've got the right subjects? Unsure what to expect in class? This is your MBS 101 - hear about opportunities to enhance your degree and ensure you're set up for success.
Time (AEST): 4.00 - 5.00pm
Receive program-specific advice from your Academic Program Director, learn about your course structure and take the opportunity to ask your Academic Program Director and student ambassadors questions. You'll only need to attend the session for your enrolled program.
Graduate Business Research: Advanced Skills & Premium Resources Workshop
Time (AEST): 5.30 - 7.00pm
If you’re new to the University of Melbourne or the field of business and economics, this session is designed for you. It focuses on advancing your research skills to comprehensively search for information and introduces you to the range of premium business and economics library resources available to graduate students.
Wednesday 29 July
Research to Writing
Time (AEST): 5.30 - 7.30pm
This workshop covers the research to writing process for graduate business students. Based on an assignment topic, this workshop aims to give you a headstart to your studies here at MBS by stepping you through the process of integrating research evidence into your writing.
Thursday 30 July
My Global Community: China
Time (AEST): 1.00 - 2.00pm
A networking opportunity to meet students and alumni from your region. Learn what to do and what not to do when starting your degree. This session will focus on students in China.
My Global Community: SE Asia
Time (AEST): 3.00 - 4.00pm
A networking opportunity to meet students and alumni from your region. Learn what to do and what not to do when starting your degree. This session will focus on students in Southeast Asia.
My Global Community: India
Time (AEST): 4.30 - 5.30pm
A networking opportunity to meet students and alumni from your region. Learn what to do and what not to do when starting your degree. This session will focus on students in India.
Critical Thinking Workshop
Time (AEST): 6.00 - 8.00pm
Critical thinking is one of the most highly valued skills in business. This workshop will help you understand better what critical thinking is, and provide some useful tips and techniques for improving your critical thinking.
Friday 31 July
Making the Most of MBS
Time (AEST): 3.00 - 4.30pm
This session will help you plan your own unique journey through Melbourne Business School. The session will cover your student experience, career planning and key study tips. There will also be a live Q&A with current students and recently graduated students.
Follow us on social
Once you’ve accepted your offer to study at MBS, you can request to join the Faculty of Business and Economics’ Current Students Facebook Group. Simply enter your student ID and degree to gain access to the group. You’ll receive information on industry opportunities and what’s happening in the faculty, in student clubs and around campus.
Connect with the wider University community on social media to find groups and communities who share similar interests to you.