The APP consists of a range of lectures which provide an introduction to Flinders University, including academic skills, university expectations, and student services. Many lectures are repeated throughout the week so you can also attend your faculty-specific orientation program/s and other O’Week activities.

 

Commencing students are welcome to attend any APP lecture in any of the locations below!

Main campus program: APP 1, 2017 brochure (PDF 400KB)

Sturt campus program:  APP @ Sturt 1, 2017 (PDF 427KB)

 

 

Date:               20 - 24 February 2017

Duration:        All sessions are 50 minutes  (except Head Start to Uni)

Booking:        No need to book to attend, just come along!

 

For students in the Faculties of:

  • Education, Humanities and Law
  • Social and Behavioural Sciences

Starts

Mon 20

Tue 21

Wed 22

Thu 23

Fri 24

Venue:

Lecture Theatre North 3

Social Sciences North Building

 

Campus map reference H9

9am

Head Start to Uni

Life at Uni

Reading Academic Texts

Academic Writing

Library & FLO

10am

Academic Writing

Life at Uni

Reading Academic Texts

Life at Uni

11am

Life at Uni

Reading Academic Texts

Academic Referencing

Library & FLO

Academic Referencing

12pm

Official Welcome to New Students held under the big screen on the Plaza

 

 

 

 

1pm

Library & FLO

Academic Writing

Critical Thinking

Reading Academic Texts

2pm

Critical Thinking

Academic Referencing

Straight Lines

Life at Uni

Academic Writing

3pm

Library & FLO

Maths Refresher

Solving Equations

Academic Referencing 

Critical Thinking

4pm

Academic Writing

Introductory Statistics

 

 

 

For students in the Faculties of:

  • Science and Engineering
  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Starts

Mon 20

Tue 21

Wed 22

Thu 23

Fri 24

Venue:

Lecture Theatre South 1

Physical Sciences Building

Off Anchor Court

 

Campus Map reference F11

9am

Head Start to Uni

Academic Referencing

Life at Uni

Life at Uni

Introductory Statistics

10am

Library & FLO

Reading Academic Texts

Writing for the  Sciences

Straight Lines

11am

Library & FLO

Life at Uni

Critical Thinking

Reading Academic Texts

Reading Academic Texts

12pm

Official Welcome  to New Students held under the big screen on the Plaza

 

 

 

 

1pm

Critical Thinking

Library & FLO

Arithmetic & Algebra I

Logs & Exponents

2pm

Academic Referencing

Reading Academic Texts

Writing for the  Sciences

Straight Lines

Ratio, Proportion, Conversion & Scientific Notation

3pm

Critical Thinking

Writing for the  Sciences

Academic Referencing

Ratio, Proportion, Conversion & Scientific Notation

Arithmetic & Algebra II

4pm

 

 

Conversion & Dimensional Analysis

Logs & Exponents

Introductory Trigonometry

 

 

 

 

APP @ Sturt:

Location:

Room N335, Sturt Campus

Campus map reference W4

 

Thursday, 23 Feb 2017

Friday, 24 Feb 2017

 10am

Academic Writing

 Maths Refresher

 11am

Academic Referencing

 Critical Thinking

 1pm

Critical Thinking

Academic Referencing

 2pm

Maths Refresher

Academic Writing

 

 

Session Content

  • Academic Referencing: How to use a referencing system and avoid plagiarism
  • Academic Writing: Writing well-structured academic assignments
  • Arithmetic & Algebra I: Basic operations, powers, roots, fractions and rearranging formulae
  • Arithmetic & Algebra II: Simultaneous equations, quadratic equations and factorisation
  • Conversion and Dimensional Analysis: Converting between multidimensional units
  • Critical Thinking: Using credible evidence to make an argument
  • Head Start to Uni: Getting started at Uni, support services and a student panel
  • Introductory Statistics: Populations, samples, mean, median, mode and standard deviation
  • Introductory Trigonometry: Pythagoras’ rule, trigonometric ratios, sine and cosine rules
  • Library & FLO: How to use the Library and Flinders Learning Online (FLO)
  • Life at Uni: Essential information and tips for success as a Flinders’ student
  • Logs and Exponents: Laws of logarithms and exponents and why they are useful
  • Maths Refresher: Covers the main mathematical concepts required in most courses
  • Ratio, Proportion, Conversion & Scientific Notation: Ratio, proportion, converting between different units, and writing very large or small numbers
  • Reading Academic Texts: Read and locate information efficiently in academic texts
  • Solving Equations: How to rearrange and solve equations
  • Straight Lines: Drawing straight lines, calculating their slopes, intercepts and equations
  • Writing for the Sciences: Writing well-structured academic assignments