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10.00am - 4.00pm
Welcome to Murdoch!
Maybe you’re thinking about studying at uni for the first time, or returning as a postgraduate student to add to your qualifications. You might even be here to support a friend or family member who wants to find out more about Murdoch. Whatever brings you here today, we hope you enjoy this opportunity to see what’s on offer. Have a great day exploring our campus and courses – and getting answers to the questions that might be whizzing around in your head. This program will help you to find your way around – and find out more about the talks, activities and tours happening in different areas of our campus.
Your journey starts here!
If you need help with directions or have any questions about what’s happening today, please ask one of our friendly staff. They’re the ones wearing red Discoverers Welcome t-shirts...
Visit our Discoverer Information Zones
• Course and admissions information zone – If you’re considering uni study for the first time, find out everything you need to know about our courses and admissions. Postgraduate zone – If you’d like to build on your passion and add to your existing qualification, visit the postgraduate zone for course and admissions information.
Career café – Complete a free careers test, chat to our career advisors and check out the wide range of careers that a Murdoch degree can lead you to. Chat to us over a coffee. Student support zone – In this zone you can learn about student accommodation, uni fees, HECS-HELP, equity, our Ontrack program, 1st year experience coordinator and the range of entry pathways we have available.
[Information zones: Map ref D8]
TRE E H S
TO KWINANA FREEWAY AND MURDOCH DRIVE
TAVERN SPORTS AND RECREATION CENTRE
MURDOCH INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
PHYSICAL SCIENCES BAYLISS COURT
HILL LECTURE THEATRE
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BOWER COURT GENERAL COMPUTER LAB 1 (GCL1) LONERAGAN BUILDING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
NEXUS KIM LIBRARY BEAZLEY THEATRE LECTURE THEATRE
VET HOSPITAL VET CLINICAL SCIENCES ROOM
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GUILD OF STUDENTS VETERINARY BUILDING CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC NURSING AND PHARMACY
CARPARK 9 CARPARK 7
Information zones Entry tents Nova Bands
Toilets First aid Lost children
Buildings open to the public Transperth bus stops Pony Rides
Come visit our hotspots to find more information about courses and careers. You can talk to lecturers and students, take part in hands on activities, watch demonstrations, see our displays and be entertained. When is it on
What’s happening at this hotspot? Business
• Create a catchy slogan for your chance to win • Your personal brand - what do people say about you? • Marketing: Can you TASTE the difference between products?
Where’s it happening?
Your chance to win*
Join our mailing list by filling in a registration form and you will be in the running to win one of the prizes below. Drop your completed form into an entry box, located in the Information zone on Bush Court – and keep your fingers crossed!
Chiropractic and Sports Science
All day • GaitScan: The wonders of foot and ankle functions • Test your nervous system • Take a tour of the Chiropractic Clinic • Stand tall: examine your posture • Test your flexibility, strength and stamina • Test your own body fat • The art of ankle strapping Chiropractic clinic/courtyard [H6]
11:30am and 3.00pm • Virtual cyber forensic investigations 12:00pm and 3.30pm • See how you can secure your wireless network All day • Compute your own personality by completing online quizzes • Build your own computer game • Play interactive IT games • Walk with robots • IT Student projects on display • Tour our super computer facility and see where you live ECL building - room 2.050 [F6] ECL building - room 2.053 [F6] ECL building - room 2.044 [F6] Information Technology Level 4 [E5] ECL Building - Level 2 room 2.046 [F6]
Win tickets to the One Movement for Music Festival**
Through our partnership with Sunset Events, we are offering an incredible prize of two VIP tickets to the popular ‘One Movement for Music Festival’ including passes to the festival after parties, chance to view bands from side of the stage and a piece of signed merchandise. This amazing international event is being run in Perth on 17 and 18 October for the first time.
**To be eligible for this prize you must be 18 years or older.
11.30am - 3.00pm All day • Meet a real life Drama Teacher • • • • Teaching science - hands on experiments Meet our physical education students Talk to Murdoch graduates who are now teachers Play the Murdoch Wheel of Fortune for your chance to win Social Sciences breezeway [D6]
MU RDOCH DRIVE
• Take a tour of our education resource centre • Story telling tent (on the hour from 11.00am - 2.00pm)
Meet at the story telling tent on Bower Court [D6] Bower Court [D6]
• A beginner’s guide to mooting: watch or get involved and have a Freehills Electronic Moot chance to win a prize Court [F5] • Murdoch Law: Global possibilities competition Law [F5]
Murdoch University – proud partner with Sunset Events
2:00pm - 3:30pm All day
Media Communication and Culture
11.30am and 1.00pm • Games Art and Design workshop Hill lecture theatre [D4] Media [D4] Media - room 2.127 [D4] Media - outside [D4] Media Entrance [D4] All day • Video - see how the apple has been used in history to represent gender and culture • Art workshop: what does media mean to you? • Create online content - and have a chance to win • Display - community projects run by our Public Relation students • Tour the Media Centre (starts every hour from 11.00am - 2.00pm) • Murdoch radio - meet students and check out the studio
of God Hospital St. JohnMinerals and
Win a Nintendo Wii console
If you are under 18 years of age, your entry will go into the draw to win a Nintendo Wii, plus Guitar Hero World Tour game left turn only off valued at $600. Wii is a unique interactive Campus Drive games system from Nintendo that lets 3 everyone at any age or skill level play. 4 2
1 5*Terms and conditions apply. 6 7 8 9 ANIMAL HOUSE PADDOCKS 10
Engineering Pilot Plant Physical Sciences Lab 2.26, 2.27 and 2.28 [C9]
11.30am and 1.40pm • Take a tour of our engineering pilot plant All day • Make a robotic hand move • Experiment with an engineering control board • Hands on fun in engineering labs eg: 3D tic tac toe • Race hydrogen cars • Fun with physics • Hot metal: Watch a fiery thermite reaction • Find numbers in bubbles • Pump water using the sun • Make your own gold nano particles • See what happens when metals float… • Gold rush: Grab a pan and see what you can find • Complete a science quiz for your chance to win a prize
Visit the library
Bayliss Court [D9]
Physical Sciences - Foyer [C9]
*In the laboratory you must wear closed shoes and children under 14 years must be supervised by an adult.
It’sY noY ordinary library! E R WA
Murdoch students can access work spaces and computer stations within a unique Library Learning Common facility 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Within this facility there are cafes, helpful staff and much more. While you’re at the library take a tour, visit the art exhibition ‘Looking at Landscape’, make a flag, visit the cafes or have a chat to our friendly staff. Visit the library to complete a quiz for your chance to win a Nintendo DSI! [Library: Map ref D7]
When is it on
What’s happening at this hotspot? Nursing and Pharmacy
• Free weight, blood glucose and cholesterol checks • Test your blood pressure • Walk on custard (outside)
Where’s it happening?
Nursing and Pharmacy [H7]
Enjoy live entertainment
11.30am - 12.00pm 12.00pm - 12.30pm 1.00pm - 1.30pm 2:00pm - 2:30pm • Does psychology train you to read minds? • How do psychologists examine thought processes? • Getting to know yourself - how do you measure up? • Discover how to strengthen relationships Social Sciences - room 1.36 [D6] Social Sciences - room 2.047A [D6] Social Sciences - room 2.42 [D6] Social Sciences - room 1.36 [D6]
Music and bands
Once you’ve got all the course information and inspiration you need, come and see these awesome bands perform live in Bush Court [Map ref B8] Voltaire Twins 12.00pm – 12.20pm Brash and Sassy 12.30pm – 12.50pm Harlequin League 1.00pm – 1.45pm Abbe May and the Rocking Pneumonia 2.00pm – 2.50pm Sugar Army - Headliner 3.10pm – 4.00pm Plus, you won’t miss a beat during the band breaks, as there will also be roving performers around stage during the afternoon!
Social Sciences and Humanities
10.00am - 2.00pm 11.30am - 12.30pm 12.00pm - 1.00pm 12.00pm - 2.00pm 12.00pm - 3.00pm 1.00pm - 2.00pm 1.30pm - 2.00pm All day • Japanese sumo wrestling game • Gamelan players and Indonesian dancers • Discover Creative Arts: Theatre set building, lighting and design • Laughter yoga • Philosophy Cafe - Is love the key to a happy life? • Selendang Sutra Indonesian Dancers • Bean bag a philosopher • Discover Creative Writing - enter a short story competition • Origami and calligraphy workshop • Make your own philosophy t-shirt to take home • Meet our Murdoch tourism student club • Discover the Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre • Performance art by our roaming drama students Bower Court [D6] Pendopo courtyard [D4] Nexus Theatre [D7] Around campus Library - Kadjininy Cafe [D7] Pendopo courtyard [D4] Social Sciences breezeway [D6]
• Kendo Japanese drumming and fencing demonstration (on the hour) Pendopo courtyard [D4]
Sustainability Environmental and Life Sciences*
10.30am and 1.30pm • Fly a weather balloon 11.30am and 1.00pm • Go on a wetland safari field trip All day • Take a tram to tour the Environmental Technology Centre • Make eco-friendly paper • Get your sick plant diagnosed by experts • See how dieback in plants is diagnosed • See nature’s biological fertilizer factories under the microscope • Wildlife forensics: How DNA techniques help endangered species • Biotech out of the box - hands on lab experiments • Skulls and faces demonstration • How large is your ecological footprint? • Complete a science quiz for your chance to win a prize Loneragan - room 4.002 and outside [E10] Meet outside Loneragan [E10] See back page for tram details Loneragan - outside [E10]
Bush Court entertainment
The Bucking `Mad Cow’ – See how long you can last riding the dancing and bucking Mad Cow! Cup and Saucer ride – This ride is suitable for kids, adults and anyone who loves to whirl around. Travelling Animal Farm – Check out the cute and cuddly baby animals. The Red Bull Chillout Zone – Get your hands on some Red Bull giveaways and sit back and relax in the Red Bull tent. [Map ref B8]
Loneragan - room 4.002 [E10]
Loneragan - room 4.001 [E10]
*In the laboratory you must wear closed shoes and children under 14 years must be supervised by an adult.
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
11.30am and 2.00pm • Take a tour of the Vet Hospital All day • Come and see the Biomedical Science display • Visit the animal barn • How do x-rays work? • Fibre displays - learn about wool quality • DNA display - ever wondered where you came from? • Check your own heart and lung capacity • Art display - follow the animal world map Veterinary Clinical Sciences - room 1.106 [G10] Veterinary Building [H10]
Other fun stuff
Pony rides – A pony and cart ride will give you a different view of our campus. The rides start near the Veterinary Building. [Veterinary building: Map ref H10]
Vet Hospital [G11]
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Delicious food options
The Nova Casanov as are on campus today wi th giveaways, games and fun ac tivities. [Outside the Immu nology building: Map ref H7]
General course talks and info sessions
Whether you’re a school student exploring your course and career options for the future or a parent looking for advice to help the students in your life, there’s a range of talks and course information sessions to suit everyone!
10.30am Chiropractic & Sports Science Sociology, Community Development & Tourism Survive Year 12 – Parents’ Guide Philosophy, Theology, English & Creative Arts Discover Creative Arts: theatre set building, lighting and design (1 hour) Psychology courses What is Information Technology? Cutting edge cyber forensics Environmental Science Discover the World Student Environmental Summit Sustainability Veterinary, Animal & Biomedical Science Tour of Vet Hospital Law at Murdoch Media and Communications Murdoch Business School - what’s on offer Business in everyday life Public Relations
Criminology understanding violence (45 min)
Your teaching career starts here
Games Art and Design workshop Watch a video of Media students work Public Relations
Discovering and creating a wonderful career Postgraduate studies... discover what’s beyond Alternative pathways for admission to uni Discover the right course for you
Teaching in remote areas & overseas
Biological Sciences and Biotechnology
Students studying and mooting around the globe Social side of being a law student
Upgrade your skills with postgraduate business What is marketing? Careers in business Doing business in China
Discover drama teaching Politics & Intl Studies, Public Policy & Management, Security & Counter Terrorism Asian Studies (Japanese and Indonesian) English & Creative Arts
Chiropractic & Sports Science Your teaching career starts here
Girls can do IT too! Psychology courses
Engineering and Energy Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Science
Police investigation profiling and interrogation (45 min)
Games Art and Design workshop Media and Communications
Discover the world with Study Abroad The life of a university student
Nursing & Pharmacy
What is Information Technology? Cutting edge cyber Forensics
Tour of Vet Hospital
Introduction to mooting Mooting competition Global financial crisis (1 hour)
Murdoch Business Club
Watch a video of Media students work Presentation online content competition
Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre (General talks) Map ref E7
ECL 2 Lecture Theatre – Level 2 ECL Building Map ref F6
ECL 3 Lecture Theatre – Level 2 ECL Building Map ref F6
Loneragan Lecture Theatre Map ref E10
Veterinary Clinical Sciences – room 1.106 Map ref G10
Law Building – Freehills Theatre Map ref F5
Hill Lecture Theatre (Media) Map ref D4
Map ref D7
Map ref B6
Find out about postgraduate opportunities
A postgraduate degree from Murdoch will open a world of new opportunities and challenges for you. We have a large range of flexible study options, with great academic thinkers to work closely with you. To find out more, visit the Postgraduate zone on Bush Court, or go along to the Postgraduate information talk at 12.30pm in the Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre. [Information zone: Map ref D8] [Kim Beazley Lecture Theatre: Map ref E7]
If you’re not sure about your course or career options, pop into our computer lab. We’ve developed a clev er online tool to help you find out what you’d really like to do and how to get the re. [Computer lab: Map ref E8]
Figure out your future online
TISC preferences are due at the end of September. Our admissions counsellors can give you advice and volunteers will be on hand to help you through the online submission process. Join us off Bush Court in the General Computing Lab1 (GCL 1). [Computer lab: Map ref E8]
Get help with your TISC preferences
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Explore our campus on a free tram tour
To help you make your way around our 227 hectare campus, there’s a guided tram tour running throughout the day. The trams arrive at each of the stops every 15 minutes.
Hop on the tram to explore these stops:
Engineering pilot plant We have a super moder n engineering plant on cam pus, so come and take a loo k! Don’t miss the two opp ortunities to tour inside the Pilot Pla nt. Tours start at 11.30am and 1.40pm.
Sports and Recreation Centre Health and fitness is an important part of uni life! Visit our centre for a tour, health check, sports club information and info about tertiary sports and uni games.
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Law and Media buildings See what a working like. court room looks Explore our media th studio (complete wi radio studios, TV and re). newsrooms and mo
ROAD UNDE R CONS TRUCT ION
Research Institut e for Sustainable Energ y (RISE) Discover more abou t sustainable energy, solar and wind power techn ology and the amazing work that gets done at our centre.
Chiropractic clinic Take a look at our fully operational Chiropractic Clinic and walk to the nearby Nursing and Pharmacy hotspots. NOVA 93.7’s radio team will also be in the area with games and entertainment.
Vet building what If you’ve ever wondered pens at a Vet school, hap sneak here’s your chance for a treat sick and peak on how we injured animals.
Environmental Technology Centre (ETC) Take a look at our worm farm, eco lodge, renewable energy systems, wastewater treatment, recycling management and much more. You also have an opportunity to make a clay model bug for the chance to win a prize.
Visit the Student Guild area
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We’d love to kn ow what you have been doing since yo u graduated. Visit the Alum Careers and Em ni ployment Cent re (ACE) to ch your details an eck d receive a fre e alumni gift. [ACE: Map ref C6]
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