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Distance and online students

Are you a new Distance or Online student starting in Semester 2, 2015? 

If so, come along to our Distance and Online Orientation Day (PDF* 1.9 MB) held at the Springfield campus on the Sunday 12 July 2015. Orientation is the best way to start your journey at USQ. You can find out all the information you will need to successfully navigate your way through your first few weeks and settle in to your studies. It is also a great opportunity to meet lots of new people and have some fun.

For those students living in the Toowoomba region, free buses will be leaving from the entrance to the Japanese Gardens at 7.30am. To register for a seat on the bus please email your name and contact number to

Can't make it to campus? Thats ok, check out the Online Orientation where you will find important information for the start of your learning journey, including:

  • an introduction to university facilities
  • advice on what support services are available to you
  • hints and tips on how to succeed at your studies
  • live chat where you can share your Orientation experience or just chat with other USQ students.

Online session for Education students

Are you a new Education student studying online in Semester 2, 2015? Join us for an online orientation session where you will get the chance to meet Secondary, Primary and Early Childhood Program Coordinators, The School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood Coordinator of Students, the School Librarian and some experience students who are currently studying on-line.

Not only will we cover a range of areas for new students, but you will have the opportunity to ask questions live.  It will be our own USQ Q&A orientation session. 

Where: Online 
When: Monday 13 July 2015
Time: 7:30pm to 9pm
To participate simply complete the online registration form and you will receive an email detailing how to connect.
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