Orientation

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Orientation is a program of activities that introduces you to your place of study and the services available to help you find your way around and pursue your studies knowing that you will be supported in your learning and other needs as they may arise. The Orientation program is one of these services.

A list of student services is set out below with an indication of where to find the relevant information on this website or via PBC Online, as relevant. The main part of this list of services is available for all students enrolled in awards of Perth Bible College, the Australian College of Christian Studies, and the Sydney College of Divinity, to assist you to reach your academic goals and keep you safe and well along the way. For overseas students, additional assistance is available to help you settle into Australia and your local neighbourhood.

For all students, the College Administrator may always be contacted for any matter of concern at any time.

Contact details:

Kari Minetto, [email protected]

In addition, for overseas students, the Admissions Officer may always be contacted for any matter of concern at any time.

Contact details:

Becky Shaw, [email protected]

Orientation Program

All PBC, ACCS and SCD students commencing their studies, including overseas students, are expected to participate in the Orientation Program arranged for their benefit. Through it you will be offered useful information about academic matters, about how we will support your studies, and how we will strive to make your overall experience while you are with us safe and enjoyable. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

Date and time:           Monday 1 August, 9.30am to 2.30pm

Place:                          Perth Bible College campus

Students commencing their studies as online students are asked to access and read carefully the Orientation program available online by Friday 18 February.

Available at:               HELP Course on PBC Online

In addition, for overseas students, further Orientation will be provided to help you adjust to living and studying in Australia.

Date and time:           Monday 1 August, 3pm to 3.30pm

Place:                          Perth Bible College campus

Student Services

Information about Student Services available for all new and current students is available as follows:

Service:Available at:
Academic risk supportStudent Support Policy
Appeals See Grievances, complaints, and appeals
Attendance and progression requirementsStudent Course Progress Policy
Careers and vocations adviceStudent and Campus Services
ChaplaincySee Counselling and chaplaincy
Complaints See Grievances, complaints, and appeals
Counselling and chaplaincyStudent Support Policy
Critical incidents and emergenciesCritical Incident Management Policy
Disability support
See also Health and medical support, Mental health and wellbeing support
Student Support Policy
Diversity and equity Diversity and Equity Policy
EmergenciesSee Critical incidents and emergencies
English language supportStudent and Campus Services
See also Academic Risk support, Learning support, Study Skills support
EquitySee Diversity and equity requirements
Grievances, complaints, and appealsComplaints, Appeals and Opportunities for Improvements Policy
Health and medical support
See also Disability support, Mental health and wellbeing support
Student and Campus Services
IT supportStudent and Campus Services
Learning resourcesSee Library and learning resources
Learning supportStudent Support Policy
See also Academic Risk support, English language support, Study skills support
Legal support Student and Campus Services
Library and learning resourcesStudent and Campus Services
Library
Medical supportSee Health and medical support
Mental health and wellbeing support
See also Disability support, Health and medical support
Student Support Policy
Mental Health Strategy
OrientationStudent and Campus Services
Progression requirementsSee Attendance and progression requirements
Study skills supportStudent Support Policy
See also Academic Risk support, English language support, Learning support
Wellbeing supportSee Mental health and wellbeing support
Personal safety and securityStudent and Campus Services
SecuritySee Personal safety and security
Transitioning from school or workplace to studyStudent and Campus Services
Vocations adviceSee Careers and vocations advice

Additional information about Student Services for all new and current overseas students is available as follows:

Service:Available at:
Accommodation Student and Campus Services
Adjusting to life and study in AustraliaOverseas Students
Cost of livingOverseas Students
Employment rights and conditionsStudent and Campus Services
Orientation for overseas studentsStudent Support Policy
Personal difficulties affecting studyStudent Support Policy
TravelStudent and Campus Services

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