Students chanting in WGTN Hall tshirts at Welcome Festival

Social events and workshops

Make the most of orientation—join WGTN Hall, come to the Welcome Festival, workshops and info sessions, and see what's happening at Victoria Recreation.

Welcome Festival

The Welcome Festival is held on the last day of New Students' Orientation on Friday 2 March at Kelburn Park.

The event will start with an official welcome, which includes cultural performances and the great Halls' Chant-off. Kelburn Park will then come alive with a collection of live music acts, sports games and interactive stalls.

Make sure you bring your stamped Let's Go card to the Welcome Festival to go in the prize draw!

Get involved

Explore the many different ways you can meet other students and get involved with university life.

You can also find workshops for refugee-background students and members of the rainbow community in the Orientation timetable.