Georgia AndersonBehavioural Science (Psychology) / Laws (Honours) student
'POP was a week full of excitement, motivation, preparation and an overall feeling of community. Coming from rural NSW and starting in a new city, I obviously felt super nervous, but walking into a place where everyone was new and everyone was nervous gave me a sense of belonging. The overall atmosphere of POP Week was relaxed yet purposeful. Making it as smooth a transition as possible and overall a really enjoyable learning experience.
I would recommend POP Week to new students as it gives them a chance to meet the people they’re going to be studying with for the next couple of years in a fun, educational and culturally centred way.'
The Oodgeroo Unit invites all commencing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to our Pre-Orientation Program (POP).
POP is designed to familiarise you with university life and give you the best possible start to your studies. It's a great opportunity to meet other students in your faculty, the Oodgeroo Unit team, and other staff from across QUT.
The semester one Pre-Orientation Program is a weeklong enabling program designed to give you a head start in your academic journey with information on the range of support that you can access both within the Oodgeroo Unit and the whole of QUT.
This week gives you the opportunity to meet other commencing and continuing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students as well as staff of the Oodgeroo Unit and your faculty.
The week consists of support information sessions and fun networking opportunities run by the Oodgeroo Unit, the QUT Library as well as other support areas at QUT. The week concludes with a day trip to Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), where you’ll learn more about our namesake in a comfortable relaxed setting.
|Registration||POP Semester 1 2023 registrations open December 2022|
|Attendees||All Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students commencing study at QUT in 2022|
|Date||To be confirmed|
The semester two Pre-Orientation Program is a one day enabling program for commencing mid-year Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Although a shorter program due to a smaller intake, the mid-year POP is packed with information sessions from the various teams in the Oodgeroo Unit, the Library as well as other student support teams across QUT.
All mid-year entry students will also be invited to attend the weeklong POP event the following year.
|Registrations||Register for POP Semester 2 2022|
|Attendees||All Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students commencing study at QUT in semester 2 2021|
|Date||Date 11–12 July 2022|
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