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, 2022 O-Week will be held during the week of Monday 21 to Friday 25 February 2022.

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.

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.

Check out the Kalgoorlie Orientation Program

If you’re moving to Kalgoorlie this semester then make sure you attend the on campus events to introduce you to key support areas and services. It’s also your opportunity to meet your fellow classmates. You won’t want to miss it! Check out the Orientation Program now.

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.

Read through Curtin’s student guide to participating online and get familiar with what you need to do to connect and participate online during O-Week.

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 Semester 2 Facebook Group for useful tips and tricks from Curtin mentors on how to have a successful first semester at Curtin. You’ll also find out about opportunities, workshops and events to help you feel connected to the Curtin community and your peers.

Join the Facebook Group from mid-January 2022.

Get ready for Week 1

Get prepared for your first few weeks at Curtin

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.

Know where to get support

We’re here to help you! There are a range of personal and study support services available to you at Curtin.

Complete AIP and Respectful Relationships

The compulsory Academic Integrity Program will help you learn about concepts of academic integrity, Curtin’s values and your obligations as a member of Curtin’s academic community. Log in to Blackboard to complete.

Respectful Relationships is a compulsory program that will equip you with a clear understanding of consent in relationships and help you effectively understand and communicate with others regarding sexual relationships. Log in to Curtin Challenge to complete

Find your classrooms

Get to know your way around the Kalgoorlie campus with the Curtin map.

Keeping Curtin COVID-19 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.

COVID-19 Guidelines

We are delighted to welcome you to Curtin for Orientation Week.

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

Stay home if you are unwell or waiting for COVID-19 test results.

  • Practice good personal hygiene and keep 1.5 metres between yourself and others whenever possible.
  • Avoid any unnecessary physical contact with others – don’t hug or shake hands.
  • Get tested for COVID-19 if you have a fever, cough or sore throat.
  • Report suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 to the Safer Community Team on 9266 4444.
  • Download and use the SafeWA app to check-in at Curtin venues.

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