Orientation at ACOM

ACOM Staff & Faculty are committed to helping our students succeed in their studies. ACOM’s Orientation program encompasses a range of activities that introduce you to your place of study and the services available to help you find your way around and pursue your studies knowing that you will be well supported in your learning.

Orientation Program

All ACOM students commencing their studies through the Sydeny College of Divinity are expected to participate in the Orientation Program. This involves attending an online or ‘in-person event as well as completing our Orientation module.

Through this you will be offered useful information about academic matters, about how we will support your studies, essential study skills as well as how we will strive to make your overall experience safe and enjoyable.

Please click here for details of our ‘online’ & ‘in-person’ Orientation Schedule.

All ACOM students are assigned a Student Engagement Manager or Learning Cohort Coordinator to support them in their studies.

For details contact [email protected] or 1800 672 692.

 Below you will find a list of student services available for all students enrolled in awards of the Sydney College of Divinity to assist you to reach your academic goals and keep you safe and well along the way.

2021: Save the date

As a new student, we want to set you up to succeed in your studies from the very start. For this reason, all new students are required to attend either an online or face-to-face orientation session. Here our staff will introduce themselves, basic information and skills for study, and answer any questions you may have.

Trimester 3 new student orientation sessions will be held on:
Monday 30th August 12pm (AEST) on Zoom
Tuesday 31st August 7pm (AEST) on Zoom

Session access links will be made accessible for entry via Moodle.

Student Services

Information about Student Services available for all new and current students is available in the following places: on the ACOM Website, in the ACOM Student Handbook, through contacting your assigned Student Engagement Manager or via the Learning Management System (Moodle) once you have enrolled.

ServiceWho to contact & where to find
Academic risk supportStudent Engagement Manager
Attendance and progression requirementsStudent Handbook
Careers and vocations adviceStudent Engagement Manager
Counselling and chaplaincyStudent Engagement Manager
Critical incidents and emergenciesWebsite
Disability, Mental Health & Wellbeing supportWebsite
Diversity and equityStudent Engagement Manager
English language supportStudent Engagement Manager
Grievances, complaints, and appealsStudent Handbook
IT support for Learning Management SystemLearning Management System
Learning & Study Skills supportLearning Management System and Student Engagement Manager
Library and learning resourcesLearning Management System
Orientation ProgramsLearning Management System and Student Engagement Manager
Personal safety, security & legal supportWebsite
Transitioning from school or workplace to studyStudent Engagement Manager