Student Orientation


Windsor College offers a comprehensive orientation program for all new students at the commencement of their course. Students are provided with valuable information to ensure they receive the best possible support and care during their studies.

Orientation is conducted in the first week of your Course. Its purpose is to fully inform new students of most aspects of life at the College and to provide an introduction to studying, Melbourne’s costs of living, transportation, facilities, banking and accommodation. In addition, College staff will be introduced, a tour of the College and an opportunity to ask questions will be given. It is essential that you attend the orientation program otherwise you may miss out on information that affects your study, your Visa or your enjoyment of your stay in Australia.

Our orientation program provides information for the following:

  • Information on Fairwork Australia
  • Fees and refunds
  • English skills and study
  • Assessment
  • Recognition of prior learning (RPL) / credit transfers
  • College contact people
  • Student visa conditions
  • Working and your student visa
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Banking and tax file numbers
  • Transport and travel to and from campus
  • Communication (e.g. internet and mobile phones)
  • Complaints and Appeals
  • Student Code of Conduct
  • Participation requirements
  • Course progress requirements
  • Completion of the course in the normal amount of time
  • Keeping address and contact details up-to-date
  • Support services for students
  • Legal services for students
  • Emergency and health services for students
  • College facilities and resources