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1 Welcome to the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

2 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS The Dean Associate Dean Research Prof Hung Nguyen Associate Dean Teaching & Learning: Engineering Dr Tim Aubrey Associate Dean Teaching & Learning: IT Dr Wayne Brookes Associate Dean International & Enterprise Development A/Prof Tom Anderson Program Director Undergrad Eng Dr Rob Jarman Program Director Postgrad Eng Mary Walmsley Program Director Undergrad IT Suresh Paryani Program Director Postgrad IT Rene Leveaux

3 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Faculty staff you should know: IT Undergraduate Academic Advisers >Chris Wong – >Valerie Gay – >Helen Lu – >Madhu Goyal (away this semester) Program Director – Undergraduate IT >Suresh Paryani –

4 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Where to find information: Make sure you check your UTS regularly!

5 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Building 10 computer labs: You will have two UTS computer accounts: >Your main UTS account for all uni-wide ITD labs >FEIT Building 10 computer account To get your Building 10 account go to (start.it site) and follow the link that says “I forgot my password/I don't have an account.”

6 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Building 10 access: You will have 24 hour PIN access to: >Building 10 >Some of the building 10 computer labs (mainly level 2) >IT undergraduate first year lounge on level 2 building 10 >You can find your PIN number by visiting >You should carry your Student ID card at all times

7 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS IT first year undergraduate lounge: >Located on level 2 of Building 10 and provided exclusively for 1 st year undergraduate IT students (including combined degrees) >Access is by your PIN >This is your space - so use it! >The Building 10 Student Centre staff can help you find it …

8 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS IT Peer Learning Support (PLS) program: >Throughout most weeks of each semester, a final-year IT student will be available in Building 10 to provide individual help for 1 st year BSc in IT subjects >If you are having problems understanding any of your subjects you should visit the PLS tutor for help

9 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Course information:

10 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Choosing majors: >In most cases, you do not need to choose your major yet >Start with core subjects until you know what you like >There will be an info session about majors held later this year – advertised on the “start.it” website

11 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Industrial training: >We recommend all undergraduate IT students complete industrial training (the Diploma in IT Professional Practice) >Consists of at least 9 months paid work experience, normally undertaken in the 3 rd full-time year of the BSc in IT >You enrol in the DipITProfPrac as a separate course (C20049), when you have obtained a job >Our Industry Partnering Unit staff will assist you with finding a job – info sessions held each semester >Extremely valuable experience for your CV

12 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Know your deadlines: >Last day to enrol/add new subjects for Spring Friday 7 August 2009 >Last day to withdraw from subjects for Spring Friday 21 August 2009

13 UTS: Engineering Undergraduate Engineering Students Faculty staff you should know: Director – Undergraduate Programs (Engineering) Rob Jarman Course Coordinators Civil EngineeringHadi Khabbaz Civil & Environmental EngineeringPrasanthi Hagare Electrical EngineeringPeter McLean GeneralRob Jarman ICT EngineeringZenon Chaczko Innovation MajorCatherine Killen Mechanical EngineeringTerry Brown, Garry Marks

14 UTS: Engineering Undergraduate Engineering Students Sources of Information: 2009 Student Guide Spring 2009 update in preparation now – will be released online shortly Faculty Website UTS Website

15 UTS: Engineering Undergraduate Engineering Students Recognition of Prior Learning needs to be resolved/completed in your first few weeks of this semester Study Plan defines what subjects you need to complete in your course pre-requisites must be completed first electives afford diverse opportunities: - Post graduate engineering subjects - Subjects from other Faculties - Exchange opportunities (combine travel overseas and study !) a) Faculty: b) UTS:International Changes Eg. BE to BE (DipEngPrac) – Course transfer (ICT) – Student Centre Eg. Mechanical to Mechatronics – change of major – Student Centre

16 UTS: Engineering Undergraduate Engineering Students

17 Dates 7 August 2009 – last day to add a subject to your semester study load 21 August 2009 – last day to delete a subject (without academic & financial penalty) Subject Study Guides Handed out in week 1 of semester Teaching & Learning matters; weekly schedules; assessment tasks – what you need to do in order to ‘pass’ and by when Problems within a subject See your tutor – lecturer – subject coordinator – course coordinator – director PIN access to Faculty lab facilities Complete the EHS (OHS) Induction on UTS-Online (refer ‘My Courses’ section) https://online.uts.edu.au/webapps/login/

18 UTS: Engineering Undergraduate Engineering Students

19 Industry Partnering Unit Liaise with Engineering Practice Program (DipEngPrac) subjects Internship positions, Graduate employment, Scholarships, Course development and review Learning & Design Centre Building 1 (level 25) and Building 2 (level 6) Drop-in – subject based learning resources, accessible to staff U:PASS

20 UTS: Engineering Undergraduate Engineering Students UTS Student Administration Unit: Special Consideration – Student Centre –http://www.sau.uts.edu.au/assessment/consideration.htmlhttp://www.sau.uts.edu.au/assessment/consideration.html Special Conditions – Student Centre –http://www.sau.uts.edu.au/assessment/arrangements/index.htmhttp://www.sau.uts.edu.au/assessment/arrangements/index.htm Student Services Unit –http://www.ssu.uts.edu.au/http://www.ssu.uts.edu.au/ –Medical, counselors, financial advice, special needs, housing, careers & employment, chaplaincy, My advice: Admin: ensure you are servicing your course; it’s not just about passing subjects T&L: we create learning environments to engage; how are you demonstrating your skills/attributes/capacity in the subject objects?

21 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Faculty staff you should know: Postgraduate Program Director – IT >Rene Leveaux – Postgraduate (mainly MIT) academic advisers >Kyeong Kang – >Bruce Campbell –

22 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS More faculty staff you should know: MIT course co-ordinator – Alan Sixsmith – Internetworking course co-ordinator – Elaine Lawrence – this semester only) ITMP course co-ordinator – Ken Dovey – MIMM course co-ordinator – Meredith Jones –

23 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Where to get help: >Building 10 Student Centre – Level 2 for all administrative and enrolment matters, and managing your study plan Enquiries: https://servicedesk.uts.edu.au Building 10 Technical Support Desk >For help with using IT computer labs and printers in Building 10

24 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Noticeboard for IT students: IT postgraduate course information:

25 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS General Communication for IT Students! > – redirecting UTS to other accounts > – clearing in boxes >UTS Online (specific subject) >Start.it.uts.edu.au Check your UTS regularly!

26 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Rooms and locations >CB01 Tower, >CB02 Bld 2 next to tower, >CB03 Bon Marche (on the corner), >CB04 and CB06 >CB10 (main IT building) >CM05A, CM05B, CM05C, CM05D Markets >CB >Blackfriers (CCnn), Kuring-gai (KGnn)

27 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Car parking >Next to Building 10 (pay), >Across road from Markets Campus (pay), >Street (free and pay) - beware of the time zones !!

28 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS General Course Structures: Internetworking / Multimedia / M Bus in IT Articulation – Grad Cert / Grad Dip / Masters / Masters (Ext) MIT Program: 1 st Semester – “Foundation Semester” Postgraduate subjects (32nnn and 955nn) Undergraduate subjects not available

29 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Study modes for IT subjects Generally: >Full time >Part time >Block Mode (some) >Winter and Summer Sessions (limited) >Distance (not offered)

30 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Timetable points Lectures: Lec1 01 Wed 09:00 90min CB /7-19/8, 9/9, 14/10 Labs &Tutorials: Wks1 01 Wed 09: min CB /7-16/9, 7/10-4/11 (Workshop) Tut1 02 Wed 09: min CB /7-16/9, 7/10-4/11 (Tutorial) Cmp1 03 Wed 09: min CB /7-16/9, 7/10-4/11 (Computer Lab)

31 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS General advice on choosing subjects: >Our postgraduate IT courses include some core subjects, plus many electives >Try and study core subjects earlier (provided you meet the prerequisites) >Plan ahead for your electives and enrol in them as early as possible – popular electives can become full >Refer to the handbook and timetable, but if you are really stuck with choosing subjects, speak with your course co-ordinator or program director

32 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS General advice RPL and Advanced Standing: >Must be done at the beginning of your course – at enrollment time >Present all relevant documentation (academic transcripts, etc) >Previous studies from recognized tertiary institutions >Only available for core subjects in Grad Diploma, and Masters (not for Grad Cert)

33 UTS:INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE IT STUDENTS Remember those deadlines! >Last day to enrol/add new subjects for Spring Friday 7 August 2009 >Last day to withdraw from subjects for Spring Friday 21 August 2009

34 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students Postgraduate Program Director – Engineering Mary Walmsley Postgraduate Course Coordinators See UTS:Engineering Postgraduate Prospectus

35 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students TECHNICAL (deepen skills & knowledge) MANAGEMENT (broaden skills & knowledge) MEM Master of Engineering Management [C04094]MEStud Master of Engineering Studies with major [C04097] MEStud / ME (cwk) / G.C. [C04097 / C04090 / C11048] (no specified major) Mix & match subjects to suit your needs Grad Cert EM [C11054] Grad Cert Eng [C11048] ME (cwk) Master of Engineering (by coursework) with major [C04090]

36 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students S - Standard mode - generally 3 hours face to face/week B – Block mode - generally 2 full days of lecture presentations 2 or 3 times a semester D – Distance mode - you study the lecture material in your own time, submitting deliverables as required. Summer – a limited number of subjects will be available over summer semester as electives for PG and UG students

37 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students LearnMore2EarnMore Undergraduates can study Postgraduate subjects –3 PG subjects will articulate to a Masters Course –You pay Undergraduate prices for Postgraduate subjects –Postgraduate courses are flexible: Which type of course? What major? F2F? Distance? Block mode? Summer?

38 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students UTS Website Handbook University rules Downloadable forms

39 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students UTS:ENGINEERING Website Faculty Style Guide Cover Sheet Useful information FAQ etc

40 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students 2009 ENGINEERING STUDENT GUIDE This document has most of the answers

41 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students WOMEN IN ENGINEERING Active WiE program The office is located in the LDC in Building 2 Level 6

42 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students ACADEMIC PROBLEMS Speak to your tutor Speak to your lecturer Speak to the Subject Coordinator Speak to Course Coordinators Speak to Mary Walmsley for Postgraduate Engineering Coursework subjects

43 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students Remember those deadlines! Last day to enrol/add new subjects for Spring Friday 7 August 2009 Last day to withdraw from subjects for Spring Friday 21 August 2009

44 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students If you have a problem – ask someone WE’RE HERE TO HELP!!

45 UTS: Engineering Postgraduate Engineering Students Enjoy your studies at UTS:ENGINEERING

46 46 UTS: Student Centres

47 47 What do Student Centres do? Subject and course information Enrolment enquiries Study plan enquiries Class allocation enquiries Recognition of prior learning

48 48 UTS: Student Admin

49 49 My Student Admin: online study management Online Study Management Enrolment Changes

50 50 What is eRequest? eRequest is for changes to subject enrolments that you can’t do yourself.

51 51 What is Service Desk? The Service Desk is the helpdesk for the University of Technology, Sydney. It is the first point of contact for staff, students, and the general community in relation to Student Administration, the IT Support Centre and Audio Visual Services

52 52 Where do I login? UTS Service Desk Login

53 53 How do I contact my Student Centre? Via eRequest Via Service Desk By phone At counter

54 54 Where is my Student Centre? (click here) Where is my Student Centre?

55 55 Which is my Student Centre? Building Six Student Centre Design, Building and Architecture Science

56 56 Which is my Student Centre? Building Ten Student Centre FASS (Education) FEIT (Information Technology) Nursing, Midwifery and Health

57 57 Which is my Student Centre? Kuring-gai Student Centre FASS (Education) Business Nursing, Midwifery and Health

58 58 Which is my Student Centre? Building Five Student Centre Business Law

59 59 Which is my Student Centre? Building One Student Centre FEIT (Engineering) FASS (Communications)

60 60 How do I phone my Student Centre? UTS Student Centres Contact Details

61 61 Library enquires phone: Team supporting FEIT, Science, NMH: Janet Chelliah John Mueller Patrick Tooth Janet van Balen Jing Li Ashley England Library

62 62 The ELSSA Centre an overview

63 63 the ELSSA Centre … … is the academic unit which provides academic language and learning support to UTS students and staff. The ELSSA Centre focuses on academic & professional language development by: collaborating with faculties to provide integrated and discipline specific academic language support teaching custom-designed programs supplemented by individual assistance schemes July elssa centre overview

64 64 the ELSSA Centre … preparing graduates for the workplace by developing oral and written communication skills fostering interest in, and knowledge of, language and learning through research and development promoting the internationalisation of the curriculum July elssa centre overview

65 65 thank you

66 66 Visit the Library’s home page What can I borrow? for how long? What does the Library provide for students? How do I …..? What’s New?

67 67 Check services & resources available

68 68


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