International Student Orientation

Congratulations on joining Kangan Institute!

We are excited to welcome you, and as part of your new journey we invite you to attend Student Orientation. A comprehensive orientation program is delivered to international students one week prior to the beginning of the semester.

Attendance at the program is compulsory for all international students commencing their formal course at Kangan Institute. The program covers many aspects of living and studying in Australia.

Sessions at orientation include:

  • Australian course requirements
  • Australian lifestyles
  • Health insurance
  • Compliance with student visa requirements
  • Study skills
  • Safety (including fire safety, personal safety, policing and water safety)
  • Using Public transport
  • Enrolment (including timetable for current semester, booklist and student card)
  • Support services available at Kangan Institute
  • Orientation to local environment

Student orientation in 2019 will be held on the following dates:

  • Semester 1: 31/01/2019 & 1/02/2019
  • Semester 2: 11/07/2019 & 12/07/2019

What you need to bring with you to Orientation:

  • Passport
  • Student visa
  • All enrolment documentation

As a Kangan Institute student, you will receive an email with further details closer to the day.

If you have any questions about your enrolment or orientation, please contact your International Student Liaison Officer:

Phone: 0403 184 306

DAY 1 – Thursday January 31st 2019
9.00am – 10.30am Session 1
Welcome and Kangan Presentation
Welcome from the CEO
Welcome from International Manager
Introduction to key staff
Institute's Policies and Procedures (how to be the best student you can be)
10.30am – 11.30am Session 2
My Learning Presentation
Learning Support Unit (Getting ready for enrolment)
USI Registration
11.30am– 12.30pm Session 3
External Guest Speakers
Wildlife Presentation
Interactive session with wild animals – Touch animals experience
12.30pm – 1.15pm Session 4 Lunch at Campus
1.15pm – 1.45pm Session 5
External Guest Speaker
Transport Safety – Metro Trains (using public transport)
1.45pm – 2.45pm Session 6
External Guest Speaker
Police Victoria
International Student Safety
2.45pm – 3.30pm Session 7 Life Saving Victoria
DAY 2 – Friday February 1st 2019
9.00am – 10.00am Session 1
Student services
Counselling (find a counsellor when you need one)
Library Services (use the library effectively)
Job Finding Skills (look for a job)
Volunteering Opportunities
10.00am – 10.20am Session 2
External Guest Speakers
OSHC Allianz Insurance (what am I covered for and how to make a claim)
10.20am – 11.20am Session 3
External Guest Speakers
Consumer Affairs Victoria
Renting Rights – International Students
11.20am – 12.20pm Session 4
Enrolment Session
Enrolment session/ Timetable with teachers
Record USI details on enrolment list per teaching department