Students on hand to help

Students on hand to help

18 Feb 2010

Current students at La Trobe University have put their hands up to help new students as they enter university life.

o week helpers La Trobe University’s Bendigo Student Association events manager, Lauren Grange, will be training current students as O-Week leaders in preparation for next week’s intake of more than 1200 new undergraduate students who will start their courses this semester.

O-Week leaders have volunteered to act as guides for the new students. Over 70 O-Week leaders are undergoing training today to help new students familiarise themselves with the academic program and the campus.

An additional 15 students will train at 10am – 11am tomorrow to assist with the social program. Amongst other things, the social program includes:

Mon 22 Feb:    O Doof Party, music and dancing with residential students;
Tues 23 Feb:    The return of the popular African Drumming Workshop;
Wed 24 Feb:    80s Trivia Madness
Thurs 25 Feb:    The BSA Mystery Bus Tour of Bendigo’s entertainment precinct

O-Week will commence on Monday 22 February, with a civic welcome at the Bendigo Town Hall. (More info to follow).

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