Not long now until you become a Frenchie…
Feeling anxious about making friends on your first day? You’re not alone! It’s actually one of the most common fears all soon-to-be #Frenchies have before they embark on their studies. Experiencing nerves before your first day is totally normal. We all worry about what others will think about us, will we fit in, will people be nice, will we be accepted… but the people you meet at Orientation will soon become your great friends – the very same people who cheering you on and celebrating your success at Graduation in just 12 months!
We have a number of key activities and sessions planned to get you comfortable, meet your peers and educators and find out everything you need to know before your official first class.
Over the 2 days we will be covering:
8.30am – Personalised Arrival and Welcome. Your Campus Principal will extend an invitation to an Express Orientation and will share more detailed information.
8.30am – Deputy Principal Welcome. You will be welcomed by the Campus’s Deputy Principal and introduced to your class cohort and Educator for Day One.
9.00am – Class Starts
12.00pm – Lunchtime with the Principal. Sit down to an exclusive lunch hour with your campus Principal during class break who will officially welcome you to The French. They will run you through everything you need to know about campus, facilities, support and all the final steps of getting started at The French. BYO lunch.
1.00pm – Return to class
4.00pm – Congratulations, you’ve completed your Express Orientation!
– Please wear long black pants, black t-shirt and in-closed black shoes (we recommend ballerina flats)
– Please tie your hair up in a neat bun or ponytail (for hair shoulder length or longer)
– Natural makeup should be worn (Foundation/bb cream and mascara at minimum)
– Only 1 pair of stud earrings is to be worn. All other piercings including facial and tongue piercings need to be removed
– Water bottle
– Pen and notebook / student diary
– If you wish to bring your own morning tea and lunch, we have a student kitchen with fridges/microwave etc you are more than welcome to use. We are also located close to lots of cafes and eateries for you to buy lunch.
You won’t miss us, we’re the ones in the pink scarves…
If you are feeling anxious or worried about making friends at The French you don’t have to because you already have some!
These are some of our wonderful Student Ambassadors who can’t wait to meet you and show you the ropes. You will be introduced to these beauties during your first week and your class will be assigned a mentor you can chat to if you are ever feeling lost or overwhelmed.
Our Student Ambassadors represent and assist The French in a range of activities, events and acts of goodwill and community service to help contribute to the amazing French student experience that we are famous for. This program helps build a fun and nurturing life on campus, and engaging student experience all while contributing positively to the local community – something we are very passionate about here at The French.
From helping with Academy events and on campus activities, to organising charity drives, raising awareness for causes and representing The Academy in the wider community, our Student Ambassador Committee is made up of passionate and committed FRENCHIES – and you can be one too!
You’ll be learning more about our Student Ambassadors and how you can become one on your first week at The French.
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