Orientation: Making the Most of Melbourne

Orientation: Making the Most of Melbourne is your kick-start to University life. Whether you are starting a Bachelor or Master’s degree, a PhD or a Diploma, we have a range of activities to help you learn about the University, access resources, connect with services and make new friends.


Missed Orientation: Making the Most of Melbourne week?

If you missed either of the Faculty-specific activities during Orientation week, we will be uploading videos of the main sessions to this website within the next week. 

Monday 20 February - Welcome to the VCA & MCM

Wednesday 22 February - Life at the VCA & MCM


Student guides

Faculty Guides

[Note: all students need to download these guides in addition to their discipline-specific one]

VCA & MCM Student Guide

Faculty Digital Guide

Faculty Production and Facilities Guide

Faculty Workshops Guide


Discipline-specific Guides

Dance Student Guide 2017

Film &TV Blue Book Student Guide 2017

Film & TV Safety Handbook 2017

Music Theatre Student Guide 2017 

Production Student Guide 2017

Theatre Student Guide 2017

Visual Art Student Guide 2017


Student associations

Visit our student associations for more information about their role on campus.

More information 

Visit the Orientation: Making the Most of Melbourne website for information about other University-wide orientation programs.