Kalgoorlie Orientation

Whether it’s your first time studying at university, or your first time studying in Kalgoorlie, Orientation is your opportunity to get to know your new surroundings and set you up for a successful study experience.

Your Orientation is made up of three key steps:

  1. Completing key tasks before O-Week.
  2. Viewing and participating in O-Week online sessions.
  3. Getting involved in workshops and events during your first four weeks of semester.

Semester 1, 2021 O-Week will be held on Tuesday 23 to Friday 26 February 2021.


Complete the key tasks in OASIS

OASIS is where you can complete your enrolment, check messages and access Blackboard, Curtin’s learning management system.

Log in to OASIS to complete the tasks below:

Complete your enrolment in OASIS

Log in to OASIS and follow the prompts to enrol in your units. If you’re studying on campus, you can register for classes and create your class timetable.

Order your student ID card

Your student ID card identifies you as a member of the Curtin community and gives you access to campus facilities and services.

Go to the ‘Campus Life & Guild’ tab in OASIS and click on the ‘FastTrack ID Card’ icon to order your student ID card.

Download your unit outlines

Unit outlines give you details of tasks, assessments, contact details for each unit you are enrolled in. Find your unit outlines in the ‘My Studies’ tab in OASIS. If they’re not available to view yet, check back closer to the start of the semester.

Download your free copy of Microsoft Office

As a Curtin student, you have access to a range of free and discounted software. Follow the steps below to download your free copy of Microsoft Office 365.

  1. Within the OASIS ‘Welcome’ tab, click on ‘Open your OASIS email’.
  2. Click ‘Office 365’ in the top left corner of the page.
  3. Select ‘Install Office’ and follow the prompts.

If you need help, see the Microsoft Office help page.

Completed your tasks in OASIS?

Here’s what else you need to do to get ready for O-Week:

Learn about life in Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie is a historic mining town in the Goldfields region of Western Australia, about 595 kilometres east of Perth. The town is a thriving hub complete with supermarkets, cafes, entertainment and all modern amenities.

Here’s what you need to know about living in Kalgoorlie.

Get to know your online study tools

Curtin has a set of online systems you’ll use to study, communicate, access lecture recordings and submit assignments.

Read through Curtin’s IT guides to get familiar with your online study tools.

Explore on-campus accommodation options

Living on-campus is a great way to meet new people and get involved in a range of social activities.

Located within walking distance of the Curtin Kalgoorlie Campus and Kalgoorlie’s central precinct, the Agricola Residential College provides accommodation and recreational facilities. If you need some advice on your accommodation options, contact the Kalgoorlie Housing Office.

Get connected with the New to Curtin Facebook Group

Join the New to Curtin Facebook Group for useful tips and tricks from other students on how to have a successful first semester at Curtin.

Check back here in mid-January 2021 for the link.


Help keep Curtin COVID safe

Health and safety are our highest priority, and there are some simple things we need you to do to keep yourself and others safe when you are on campus:

  • Wash your hands or use hand sanitiser often. Sanitiser is available across the campus
  • Cover your mouth and nose if you cough or sneeze
  • Keep around 1.5 metres between yourself and others whenever possible
  • Avoid any unnecessary physical contact with others – don’t shake hands or hug
  • Stay at home if you are unwell
  • Get tested for COVID-19 if you have a fever, cough or sore throat

If we all follow these guidelines we can keep our campus COVID safe.