This session is for international students prior to their campus tour.

This workshop has tips on keeping safe while living in Australia - on and off campus

In this session you will find out about:

  • Personal safety on campus
  • Keeping safe at home, on the roads, and when you are out
  • Surviving Australian beaches
  • Animals to be aware of
  • Protecting yourself from scams
  • And more!

Attending 'Safety in Australia' is compulsory for all new international students. 

Attendance will be recorded at this session.

About Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences - HaBS Orientation Day

Welcome to the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences (HaBS). 

Before you jump head first into your individual programs, we would like to invite you to an all of faculty orientation to help you to hit the ground running. 

We want to make your start as smooth as possible, so we have put together 3 steps to help you on your way:

1. Register for the HaBS Orientation Day - 18 February 2020

The HaBS Orientation Day will be held on Tuesday 18 February 2020. Your attendance at this event is compulsory. Please RSVP via the link below and use the password HABSOrientation to register. 

If you have any questions please contact

Register now

Don't forget to check out the Orientation website to see what other events and activities are on offer throughout O-Week!

2. Read 'how to get started'

Starting at University is exciting but it can be confusing and daunting. There is a lot of information to take on board and you may have questions about what to expect and how to get started. If you have any questions regarding your studies or university experience in the lead-up to Orientation, check out the link below.

Starting at UQ

3. Connect with us on Social Media

Stay up to date with the Health and Behavioural Sciences events, information and competitions via the official HaBS Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

UQ Health Facebook

UQ Health Instagram

UQ Health Twitter

Keep an eye out for more information from us in the lead-up to O-Week. 

See you soon!

Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences 


UQ Centre