Your First Year Checklist

Your first few weeks at University can be an absolute whirlwind with so many things to consider. So, we’ve put together a quick checklist to make sure you’re across the basics for getting yourself set up and ready to take on your studies.

Have you checked any of these off yet? If not, it’s not too late to start.


Orientation week

Week 1-3

The first Semester

  • I have sought feedback on assessment items to identify where I can improve
  • I have met my lecturers, tutors, teachers and/or supervisors
  • I regularly checked my student email account for messages
  • I have found/organised a study group with other students (if applicable)
  • I have become involved in university life, connecting with clubs and societies
  • I know what is expected of me and where to find help if I need it
  • I have started thinking about a student exchange program

Want more tips for First Year?

Find more advice on studying, planning your workload, gaining confidence and connecting with your peers with the University’s First Year Success Guide 2021.