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Welcome Week

Find out what's happening at the Library

Dive into new experiences

There’s so much to discover on your university adventure – new experiences, new friends and lots to learn. The Library team will share our knowledge with you and help you find your way. Take a deep breath and let’s dive right in!

Find out more about how the Library can support you.

Must-see event

Welcome to your Library

Welcome to uni! Come and say hi! Find out about key staff and services, how to access them, where to find help, and how to get started with research.

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Guided tours

BIG Library tour

Welcome to your new home away from home. Join us for a Big Library Tour – uncover our best study spaces and chill out places!

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Online guided tours

Fisher Livestream tour

Join us live! We will show you around our spaces and collections. Tune in with your questions and we'll be there to help you find your way around.

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Getting started

Here are some fun workshops to get you on track to success!

How to uni

Everything you wanted to know about surviving at uni! Library staff, Peer Learning Advisors and ICT will be there to answer your questions. We've got you covered.

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Plan your semester

Get yourself organised for the semester with tips and tricks from Library staff and Peer Learning Advisors!

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Welcome Village (1-2 Aug @ Fisher Library forecourt)

Pop up TechSpace

A special selection of equipment from our technology spaces. Check it all out & see how we can support your learning and research.


Meet us at the Library marquee – ask us all things library, spin the prize wheel, grab some collectable freebies and have fun!

Library lounge

A space to chill out, get your 'gram on and meet our Peer Learning Advisors. Come and grab a tea, coffee and snacks!

Social events

Meet new friends

On campus or online, come and make connections for study that'll last beyond your degree.

Speed Meet & Chat

We'll provide the talking points and you'll get to meet heaps of people in this awesome fast-paced session.

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Coffee & Croissants

Hang out with the Library's Peer Learning Advisors and meet other students at this tea and coffee social event.

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Social event

NiHao Mate

We'll lead you through fun group activities to help you make connections with students from different cultures. Help yourself to free snacks!

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Fun and friends

Library escape

Use the Library as an escape room! Solve the puzzles and win a special limited edition badge. Bring a friend, meet new friends and rise to the challenge.

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Online podcast

AskHDR Podcast

The Library's Peer Learning Advisors are here to help you, with our official launch of the Ask HDR Podcast to address any of your questions related to study and life as an HDR student.

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Special exhibition

Dive deep into Rare Books

Join us, and dive 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to discover the astonishing treasures in Rare Books & Special Collections at Fisher Library!

A big Welcome from all of us in the Library!

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