Orientation

ORIENTATION

Orientation

Welcome to Campion’s Orientation Hub! Here you can find key information, contact details, important dates and additional links that will help your transition to college life.

Please use the buttons above to quickly navigate to the various sections within this page. We will endeavour to email you with any new information that becomes available but encourage you to check this page regularly in the lead up to Semester 1 2022.

 

Important dates

Sunday 20 February 2022
Residential students arrive on campus

Monday 21 February 2022
O-Week begins!

Monday 28 February 2022
Matriculation Ceremony & BBQ
Classes begin this week!

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Additional dates including exam periods and study vacations can be found in the 2022 Academic Calendar.

View Calendar

 

 

Fun fact:

Matriculation is the process whereby students are formally registered as students of the College. During the Matriculation Ceremony, you will receive your academic gown and sign the Matriculation Book. Check out photos from previous Matriculation Ceremonies below.

 

Quick links

Unit Outlines

View unit outlines for your Semester 1 classes in history, literature, philosophy and theology.
View Outlines

Semester Timetable

The semester timetable will be published in late-January or early-February 2022.
View Timetable

Student Handbook

All students will receive a physical copy of the Student Handbook during O-Week.
View Handbook

Textbook List

The textbook list will be published in January/February 2022. Course readers can be purchased from Reception during O-Week.
View List

FEE-HELP

Further information about FEE-HELP will be available during O-Week. You may also visit the StudyAssist website linked below.
StudyAssist

Work Scheme

Applications forms for contract work with the college will be available at Reception during the first week of semester.
Find Out More

Scholarships

If you would like to apply for a merit-based scholarship, applications close Friday 7 February 2022.
Apply Now

Accommodation

If you would like to live on campus, please complete the accommodation form at your earliest convenience.
Apply Now

Financial Aid

Residential and special circumstances bursaries are awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need.
Find Out More

 

Useful Information

Campion College is located at 8-14 Austin Woodbury Place, Old Toongabbie NSW 2146. There are parking spaces on campus as well as bus and train services nearby. You will receive a student card and further details on how to obtain a concession card for public transport at the beginning of semester.

During your time on campus, you will have access to student common rooms, the College library, study areas and computer labs. Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop for use at the College and details will be provided in O-Week regarding access to our high-speed network. You will also be assigned a College email address as the official means of communication between the College and students.

All students must supply a Unique Student Identifier (USI) to Campion College. Please click here to apply for a USI. If you have previously completed a VET, TAFE or Higher Education course or training, you may already have a USI. Please click here to locate it. Please email your USI as well as your Tax File Number (TFN) to Nadia (n.mansutti@campion.edu.au). If you do not have a TFN, please apply for one ASAP by clicking here.

Your USI and TFN will be kept on file should you decide to apply for a Government loan (FEE-HELP) at any point throughout your studies. Campion staff can assist you in filling out the electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (eCAF) and will conduct a session on this during O-Week.

If you intend to apply for income support through Centrelink (e.g. Youth Allowance and in some circumstances, rent assistance), please apply for this sooner rather than later as it can take up to 3 months to process. Nadia can supply confirmation of enrolment and accommodation confirmation letters for this purpose.

Interested in Work Scheme, a leadership role or volunteering? You need a WWCC!

In NSW, any work/volunteering involving families, youth or children or in educational settings with underaged students requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC). Students originally from outside of NSW who have clearance to work in these settings in their home state will need to obtain a NSW WWCC. The Volunteering WWCC is free of charge for volunteers.

In order to apply you require original documents of either your birth certificate or passport. Please, bring these documents along for the semester to be able to start working/volunteering in NSW immediately. The online application form can be completed here. Once the form is complete, you will need to visit Services NSW and present your identity documentation.

 

O-Week Schedule

O-Week begins on Monday 21 February 2022! This is a fun and informative week to kick-start your time at Campion and ensure that you have all the information you need to set you up for success. Further details about O-Week be available in January/February 2022. Watch this space!

9:00am Registration
10.00am Welcome Session (30 minutes)
10.45am Academic Integrity and Essay Writing (60 minutes)
1.15pm Student Executive Team: Insider’s Guide to Campion and Surrounds (45 minutes)
From 2pm Campus Tours
2.30pm, 2.50pm or 3.10pm Library Inductions (20 minutes)
3.30pm Afternoon Tea with Academic Staff
From 4.00pm ‘Coffee Clubs’
7.30pm Outdoor Movie Night

Please note: Rapid Antigen Testing is part of the College’s coronavirus response for Semester 1 and you will be required to take a rapid test at registration.

10.00am Scholarships, Bursaries & Work Scheme (45 minutes)
11.00am Student Life Guide and the Community Engagement and Leadership Award (30 minutes)
11.30am FEE-Help and Other Important Things! (30 minutes)
1.15pm Study Skills: Set Yourself Up For Success (30 minutes)
1.45pm Music at Campion (15 minutes)
From 2.00pm Library Inductions (20 minutes), Meet the President (10 minutes), Meet the Schola Director (15 minutes), IT Set-Up (30 minutes)
6.30pm Outdoor Trivia Night
10.00am Meet & Greet with Campion Staff (30 minutes)
10.30am Morning Tea with Professional Staff (30 minutes)
11.00am Managing the Transition to College Life (60 minutes)
1.15pm Campion College Financial Services (45 minutes)
2.00pm Meet the Chaplaincy Team (30 minutes)
2.30pm Guest Talk with Campion College Co-Founder (45 minutes)
3.15pm Matriculation Ceremony Prep (15 minutes)
6.30pm Skit Night
9.30am Safeguarding at Campion (30 minutes)
10.00am Classics at Campion (30 minutes)
10.45am An Introduction to Formal Hall (30 minutes)
11.15am Campus Grounds and Facilities (30 minutes)
From 12.00pm Exploring Sydney (lead by Student Executive and O-Week Team)
From 9.30am Beach Trip (lead by Student Executive and O-Week Team)

Lunch
Lunch breaks are scheduled from 12-1.15pm on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. We encourage you to bring your lunch with you or travel to one of the nearby shops for lunch as our cafe is not currently in operation. There are many food outlets near campus including IGA and the shops on Fitzwilliam Road (both a short walk from campus), as well as Toongabbie Plaza and Winston Hills Mall just a short drive from campus.

Mass
Mass will be available from 12:00-12:30pm Monday-Wednesday and 9.00am Thursday-Friday. All are welcome to attend.

Dinner
Dinner will be served from 5.30pm Monday-Wednesday.

Day students who would like to remain on campus for dinner may purchase a dinner package, at a cost of $15 per dinner. Click here to purchase your O-Week dinner package.


STAFF CONTACTS

Residential and accommodation queries

Jonathan Grace

Campus/Residential Life Coordinator

Phone: (02) 9896 9313

j.grace@campion.edu.au

Admission or enrolment queries

Nadia Mansutti

Admissions Coordinator

Phone: (02) 9896 9309

n.mansutti@campion.edu.au

Scholarships and all other queries

Christine Vella

Student Recruitment Manager

Phone: (02) 9896 9303

c.vella@campion.edu.au