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Orientation | Brisbane campuses

We want to make sure you have everything you need to kick start your study at TAFE Queensland. If you are a TAFE at School student, please head to your Orientation information using the button below.
  • DATE
  • Monday 22 July 2024
  • TIME
  • 12pm-1pm

  • All Brisbane campuses

  • TAFE Queensland
student handbook

The Student Handbook is your go-to resource for all the relevant information about starting your studies at TAFE Queensland.

It contains information about Orientation, timetables, digital access, student rules and responsibilities, support services, your campus, safety while on campus, among many more things!

Make sure you read through the handbook before your first class and keep it handy if you ever need to refer back to it later.

Delayed start orientation

We hope you are settling into your studies and enjoying your first couple of weeks!

If you missed your Orientation, we have an online catch-up session coming up on Monday 22 July 2024 at 12 noon. This session will cover off important information for new students including:

  • Campus locations and safety
  • Student Handbook
  • Current students website
  • Timetables
  • Student ID cards
  • Connect
  • BKSB and more...

Our friendly trainers run one-hour online training sessions for students. The sessions will help you learn how to use Connect and Virtual Classrooms (e.g. Zoom) for your studies. Find out how to locate your learning resources, upload assessments, and more.

Bookings are not required for these sessions, just log on at the times below.

When are the sessions?
Join via Zoom

  • Thursday 4 July, 2pm
  • Friday 5 July, 11am
  • Tuesday 9 July, 3pm
  • Wednesday 10 July, 3pm
  • Friday 12 July, 11am            
  • Friday 12 July, 2pm
  • Tuesday 16 July, 3pm
  • Wednesday 17 July, 3pm
  • Thursday 18 July, 11am
  • Friday 19 July, 11am

Email the Learning Skills team –



You may wish to purchase a TAFE Queensland polo shirt. For some courses, this is compulsory.

Have a look at the full range and place your order using our handy online shop.



Beat the queues at the Customer Service Centre at the South Bank campus and head to the Information Centre! If you have a technical problem and need to speak to someone, the Information Centre is where to find help whilst on campus.

Visit the Information Centre if you need to:

  • Understand how to activate your TAFE Queensland online account.
  • Ask basic questions about studying at TAFE Queensland.
  • Locate your classroom.
  • Locate your Faculty Administration team

If you're feeling lost, there are a few things you will need to do to make sure you don't miss out on important information about studying with TAFE Queensland.

  • Read through the Student Handbook.  Download the online version.
  • Find out when and where your Orientation Session is.
  • Set up your online account and work through the Student Online Orientation unit in Connect.
  • Talk to your Faculty Administration or your teacher - Faculty Administration can let you know how to contact your teacher.


Everyone's journey is different and sometimes you need some extra support and we're here to help. Our Student Support Services are available for all of our students, making your learning experience just that little bit easier.


TAFE Queensland is committed to supporting the progress of every student from enrolment to graduation. The Learning Skills Centre caters for students enrolled in certificate and diploma programs who are seeking additional help with their course work.

Students can visit the Learning Skills Centres by coming to any of the timetabled sessions in the library (no booking is required), joining our Zoom drop-in session or emailing us.

Your Student ID card is your passport to student life. You'll need it to borrow books from the library, gain access to certain facilities and sit exams.

TAFE Queensland offers both a digital and physical ID card. To find out more about getting a Student ID card and which solution is right for you, follow the link below.

Book in for a Library Tour to ensure you are in the know about the best place for study research.

This online session will introduce our library services online via our website. Learn how to navigate the webpage, explore the subject guide and database page, or how to do a basic search on #quickfind and find where to go for further assistance.