Academic Staff Orientation

All new academic staff are strongly encouraged to attend the University of Melbourne's Academic Staff Orientation. The interactive program provides valuable information and advice on making a successful start to an academic career in a research-led University. The Academic Staff Orientation is held twice each year, typically in February and July.

Academic Orientation for New Early Career Academics


A formal Welcome to the University along with valuable information and advice on making a successful start to an academic career in a research-led University. Orientation also provides the opportunity to meet other new starters and create networks with colleagues. For Academic Staff levels A, B & C.
Date: Tuesday 2 February 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Venue: Theatre 3 (Room 205), Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) building 105 Map
Registration: Now closed. Please subscribe to our e-newsletter to receive updates or contact Mark Pimlott (details below) for more information on the next event.

The program includes morning tea and an Orientation lunch courtesy of University House@Woodward.
This event is free to attend.


Fast Track Orientation for Senior Academics


A formal Welcome to the University for new senior academic staff members. Orientation offers the opportunity to familiarise yourself as a senior staff member with the University of Melbourne's scholarly community, as, well as to create networks with colleagues. For academic staff levels D and beyond.
Date: Wednesday 10 February 2016
Time: 9:45 am – 1:00 pm
Venue: The Matthaei Room (Lower East), University House Professors Road, 1 Professors Road Map
Registration: Please register via Themis

Orientation lunch kindly provided by University House.
This event is free to attend.



Enquiries: Mark Pimlott, mark.pimlott@unimelb.edu.au
T: +61 3 8344 9336
Please advise dietary requirements to: mark.pimlott@unimelb.edu.au

ASO Links and Resources


Information from the February 2015 Academic Staff Orientation can be found on our links and resources page