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Orientation Day

2018 Orientation Day

TAFE Queensland North Region will be staging Orientation Day activities for new students on 29 January 2018.

Click here to find out more about our Orientation Day event in Cairns (PDF, 4.07MB).

Click here to find out more about our Orientation Day event in Townsville (PDF, 4.08MB).

By attending Orientation Day you will:

  • Learn more about campus life
  • Meet other new students
  • Talk to your teachers
  • Find out about Student Support Services
  • Learn about Library Services
  • Find out about Learning Support
  • Create a Unique Student Identifier (USI) 

Key Information for New Students:

Start of Study Checklist (PDF, 422KB)

  • Student Handbook and Student Rules

Learn all of the things you need to know about being a student at TAFE Queensland North Region.
Student Handbook - Regular Student (PDF, 1579KB)
Student Handbook - Apprentice/Trainee (PDF, 2153KB)
Student rules can be found here.

  • Connect

Connect, TAFE Queensland's Learning Management System, offers a range of exciting features that will take your learning to new heights. Connect offers access for mobile devices, the ability to communicate with teachers and classmates and excellent user support; allowing you the flexibility to study anywhere, anytime.
How do I know if I am a Connect user?
Your enrolment pack will inform you if all or part of your course is being delivered in Connect. Your web account information, which is emailed to you at the time of enrolment, will outline the user name and password you will use to log in to Connect. If you have not received emails containing your web account information, visit TAFE Password Manager or contact our Customer Service team.

  • Student Self Service

Student Self Service allows you to easily access, monitor and manage your account online. Find out more here.

  • Student Support

TAFE Queensland has a variety of support services to help our students succeed in their personal, educational and employment goals. Find out more here.

  • USI

You will need a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to enrol in a TAFE Queensland program. Find out more on the USI website.

  • Go Wireless

Wireless hotspots are available at TAFE Queensland North Campuses! Connect to a wireless hotspot from your personal device. Wifi access

  • Graduation

TAFE Queensland hosts graduation ceremonies for all students who successfully complete Certificate III or above courses. Graduation is not automatic, so you will need to register to attend.  Once graduation tickets  go on sale, we encourage you to register even if you're unsure whether you will complete your course this calendar year and be eligible to graduate.  If you do purchase tickets and you don't complete your studies or for any reason you're deemed ineligible to graduate, refunds will be processed in full for your tickets. More information about upcoming ceremonies will be posted throughout the year.

  • Library Services

TAFE Queensland North's Library Services gives students access to an extensive collection of resources to help you study. Find out more here.

  • Bksb

Each student is required to complete the Basic Key Skills Builder (bksb) Initial Assessment before they start any training. Most students will have completed this before their first day but if you would like to find out more, click here.

  • Campus Maps

Campus maps can be found here.

  • Studiosity

Previously known as YourTutor, Studiosity provides 24/7 study help from anywhere! For more information contact your Learning Solutions Team via email on Learningsolutions.north@tafe.qld.edu.au

  • Student ID Card

A Student ID card will let you gain access to many TAFE Queensland resources and facilities; but most importantly it will qualify you for many discounts across the state, including discount public transport, cheap movie tickets and theme park entry. Get your Student ID card from the Customer Service Centre for free! There is a replacement fee if you lose your Student ID card.

  • Online Services

Students can easily access, manage and monitor their account information, course materials, student email and other services through TAFE Queensland Online Services. To find out more click here.  

  • International Student Orientation Information

If you are an international student, please click here to find out more about orientation.