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Welcome to TAFE Queensland Brisbane - Orientation

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Your study adventure starts here!

When: 22 - 25 January 2018
Where: all TAFE Queensland campuses in the Brisbane region

We want to make sure you have everything you need to make a great start. Below you will find handy information to help you get orientated:

For everything you need to know about making great happen at TAFE, be sure to check the Student Handbook and Student Checklist The Handbook (click below) has everything you need to know including:


#mystudyadventure is the official hashtag for orientation. Follow us on Instagram to join the fun and share your study journey.

For up-to-date info on everything that's happening, follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat (add tafebrisbane) and YouTube.

Orientation schedules

Semester 1 2018 Orientation schedules are here! Follow your campus link to find your specific course orientation session date and time. These sessions are a great opportunity to get to know your teachers, meet your classmates and tour the campus before study starts. You'll find out what you need to bring to class and have plenty of time to relax and socialise during the break-out sessions.

South Bank

Alexandra Hills

Bracken Ridge




Mt Gravatt


International student orientation Semester 1 2018

International students can access their international orientation on the TAFE Queensland International website.

Online student orientation on Connect

New students have access to the online student orientation on Connect. If you need help, check out the Ready to Connect (PDF, 169KB) fact sheet.

Finding your class timetable

You can find your timetable here - simple!

Check your registration pack for your timetable grouping.

Base camp

Beat the queues at the Customer Service Centre and head to Base Camp!
A Base Camp will be at every campus during Orientation and at South Bank Campus for the first week of study. If you have a technical problem and need to speak to a human, Base Camp is where it's at.

Visit Base Camp if you need to:

  • print your timetable
  • check your timetable grouping
  • print your confirmation of enrolment - you'll need this to get your student ID card
  • get your Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • update your details or register for online services
  • locate your classroom

Don't forget to swing past the Welcome BBQs on your Orientation day to enjoy a free sausage and catch up with your classmates.

 Campus  Date (week commencing 22 Jan 2018)  Time
 South Bank  Monday - Thursday  11.30 am - 1.00 pm
 Alexandra Hills  Monday  11.30 am - 1.00 pm
 Bracken Ridge  Monday  11.30 am - 1.00 pm
 Caboolture  Tuesday and Wednesday  11.30 am - 1.00 pm
 Grovely  Wednesday  11.30 am - 1.00 pm
 Loganlea  Monday, Wednesday and Thursday    11.30 am - 1.00 pm
 Mt Gravatt  Tuesday  11.30 am - 1.00 pm

Start of Study

We love kicking each semester off with a bit of fun - check out what's in store for Semester 1 2018 Start of Study Week (29 January - 2 February 2018). Each campus has an Adventure Day - check out the below schedule to find out when yours is on... there will be fairy floss, giant games, blender bikes, stalls and activities at all campuses. Looking forward to seeing you there!

 Campus  Date (week commencing 29 Jan 2018)  Time
 South Bank  Wednesday  11.30 am - 1.30 pm
 Bracken Ridge  Monday  11.30 am - 1.30 pm
 Caboolture  Tuesday  11.30 am - 1.30 pm
 Mt Gravatt  Tuesday  11.30 am - 1.30 pm
 Loganlea  Thursday  11.30 am - 1.30 pm
 Grovely  Thursday  11.30 am - 1.30 pm
 Alexandra Hills  Monday  11.30 am - 1.30 pm


Spark blog

Our blog, Spark has regular posts about student life as well as industry insights and stories from TAFE students and alumni. We even have some handy posts to help you get your study off to a great start.