Orientation and Transition Program

Starting something new is challenging. We are committed to supporting you so you can be successful in your studies at Flinders Law and Flinders Criminology. Our orientation and transition programs, occurring in the week prior to university starting, are a crucial part of that support. Plan now to attend!

Go to the O'Week event planner, select your course, and register for your New in Law or New in Crimonology, plus other transition sessions.

Event planner and registration.

New in Law and New in Criminology will be held on Monday 16 July.


You can find more information about  Orientation and Mentoring Information for First Year Students (PDF 462KB) including a copy of our Frequently Asked Questions.



An information session will be held in October 2018. More information, including 2019 registration forms, will be available in September.

Applications to be a mentor open in October each year, with interviews conducted after Semester 2 exams (in late November/early December). You must have completed all first year topics in your chosen degree, and must be available for all of the dates specified on the forms below (including training and dates during orientation week). You can download an application form here:


NIL Mentor Application Form for 2018 (DOCX 2MB)

NIC Mentor Application Form for 2018 (DOCX 2MB)


If you have any questions or require any further information about the programs, please contact Sam Kontra, our Director of First Year Studies on samantha.kontra@flinders.edu.au or 8201 3880.