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Coffs Harbour Orientation Tourism 2015

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Rachel Ashbrook

on 1 July 2016

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Transcript of Coffs Harbour Orientation Tourism 2015

Tourism and Hospitality is
one of the largest economic activities in the world....
.....and one of the most exciting industries to be involved in.
Your future starts here!!
Your course is the
first step to:
job opportunities around the world

a varied and
exciting career

meeting people from different backgrounds & cultures

a Business Management degree
AND travel!
International Exchange
Spend half a year studying at one of our 43 partner universities over 15 countries
Get hands on experience during a 14 week work placement in the tourism & hospitality industry
of employers are willing to offer graduates ongoing
Our graduates end up all over the world - including:
As well as teaching courses academic staff are active in research.
Research Project:

Tonga Whale Swim
Dr Kaye Walker
Research Project:
Problem Gambling
and Gaming
Dr Martin Young
Research Project:
The Legacies of the Rio
de Janeiro Olympic
Dr Arianne Reis
Introduction to some key staff
Head of School:
Professor Elizabeth Roberts
Work Integrated Learning Co-ordinator:
Ms Julia Caldicott
Shared Services Advisors:
Ms Christine Haslem
Ms Therese Conlon
Other academic School staff:
Dr Grant Cairncross
Mr Craig Gibson
Ms Jo Pythian
Dr Arianne Reis
Mr Geoff Turner
Dr Kaye Walker
Dr Martin Young
Undergraduate Course Coordinator:
Mr Paul Weeks

Very approachable staff
What to expect
from your course
Straight into studies from day 1!
About 3 hours directed teaching per unit plus self-directed study
Mix of compulsory and chosen units
2 academic sessions + a 3rd summer session
Different academic study to school - more freedom = more responsibility!
Small class sizes
Full-time study of 4 subjects (units) per session
To help you enjoy and cope with your first year at Uni there are all kinds of online and face-to-face support available:
Student Association
Academic Skills Development
Mentoring program
Student Learning Centre
Enjoying your first year
Most importantly – enjoy your time with us and look forward to
success and graduation!
Be aware of the units you should now be enrolled and registered into
Get familiar with MySCU and MyEnrolment – refer to it for information and keep your details updated
Buy text-books & readings now
Go to ‘O’ Week sessions – they will help you prepare for Uni life
Use the website, ask questions and chat to staff
Attend / watch Lectures, Tutorials and Workshops
Start assignments EARLY and hand them in on time
Use the Campus facilities and services available to you
Don’t keep concerns to yourself…there are student services to help with financial, academic or personal problems
Success &
New to SCU (MySCU)
IT Service Desk
Shared Services
What next.....?
12.00pm - 3.00pm: LUNCH, information stalls and entertainment in the Gathering Space
Check out the Orientation website and handout (international students check your Orientation timetable) for other Workshops & activities. By the end of the week you MUST attend:

Technology Services@SCU
Getting Started Workshop and Library Toolbox

Our Tourism, Hospitality and Events Courses
As well as Honours and Postgraduate courses
One of the largest programs in Australia with courses over 3 campuses
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality
Previous Internship Destinations
Benefit of mixed delivery: on-line lectures and face-to-face tutorials
The MySCU portal is your point of entry to a range of online services and resources. You can access MySCU from the SCU home page.
Learn more about your course and units
Keep up to date on the move!
Gold Coast Tourism - Chief Executive Officer
Ecotourism Australia - Operations Manager
Stamford Hotels & Resorts - Revenue Manager
Carnival Australia - Events Manager
Virgin Australia - Partnership Specialist
Four Seasons Palm Beach - Director of Human Resources
Brisbane Lions AFL - General Manager, Consumer Business
Palazzo Versace - Sales & Marketing Manager
Business Events Sydney - Business
Development Executive
Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove -
Resort Manager
Etihad Airways -
Food & Beverage Manager
and many, many more…
Tourism Major
Hotels and Resorts Major
Casino and Gaming Major
Elective Option
Study AND travel!
International Exchange
Spend half a year studying at one of our 43 partner universities over 15 countries
1.00pm - 4.00pm Campus Tours
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