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					                         WELCOME TO
                 THE UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA
                         Forensic Studies
                     Faculty of Applied Science




CRICOS #00212K
Who should be here?

You have been invited to this session if
   you are commencing:
   Bachelor of Forensic Studies
   (Forensic Science) (680AA)
   Bachelor of Forensic Studies in
   Forensic Science / Bachelor of Laws
   (814AA)
   Bachelor of Social Science in
   Justice Studies / Bachelor of
   Forensic Studies in Forensic
   Science (977AA)
Course Conveners

 Dr Dennis McNevin (7D8)
   Forensic Studies (undergraduate)
 Professor Chris Lennard (7D7)
   Forensic Studies (postgraduate)
 Dr Maree Sainsbury (6C40)
   Law
 Professor Murray Raff (6C42)
   Justice Studies
Role of the Course Convener

  Course advice
  Applications for cross-institutional
  study, study abroad and exchange
  programs
  Application for credit (advanced
  standing)
  Application for non-standard
  enrolment
  Variation to course requirements

Delegations Register – who does what?
Other contacts

 Dean of Applied Science
   Professor Arthur Georges
 Faculty of Applied Science
 Administration
   Mrs Janet Palmer-Allen
 Discipline of Forensic Studies
   Professor James Robertson
   Dr Tamsin Kelly
   Ms Melissa Clark
Definition of Terms

 University of Canberra
    Faculties (eg. Applied Science)
       Disciplines (eg. Forensic Studies)


 Study programs
    Courses (eg. Bachelor of Forensic Studies – 680AA)
       Units (eg. Chemistry 1a - 1516)
       Major: Group of 6-8 units (eg. Forensic Chemistry)
       Minor: Group of 4 units (eg. Criminology)


 Credit points (1 unit = 3 CP)
    Forensic Studies (24 units = 72 CP)
    Forensic Studies / Laws (40 units = 120 CP)
    Justice Studies / Forensic Studies (32 units = 96 CP)
Work load

 One unit (3 CP)
   5 contact hours
   5 home hours
   = 10 hours in total
 Full time
   4 units (12 CP) per semester
 Part time
   < 3 units (9 CP) per semester
Semesters

 Principle dates:
   Semester 1
   Winter Term
   Semester 2
Bachelor of Forensic Studies
(Forensic Science) (680AA)

  Year 1, Semester 1 (full time)
    Chemistry 1a (1516)
    Concepts in Biology (483)
    Principles of Forensic Science: CIT
    (8378)
    Regional Anatomy and Physiology
    (6534)
Bachelor of Forensic Studies in Forensic
Science / Bachelor of Laws (814AA)


   Year 1, Semester 1 (full time)
     Legal Systems (6602)
     Chemistry 1a (1516)
     Concepts in Biology (483)
     Regional Anatomy and Physiology
     (6534)
Bachelor of Social Science in Justice
Studies / Bachelor of Forensic Studies in
Forensic Science (977AA)

   Year 1, Semester 1 (full time)
     Issues in Justice Administration
     (7905)
     Concepts in Biology (483)
     Principles of Forensic Science: CIT
     (8378)
     Chemistry 1a (1516)
CIT

 Principles of Forensic Science:
 CIT Bruce
      Lecture: Thursday, 9:00 am - 12:00
      pm, Rm A022
      Lecture: Thursday, 3:00 pm - 6:00
      pm, Rm A022
      Practical: Wednesday, 8:00 am –
      11:00 am OR Wednesday, 11:00
      am - 2:00 pm, Rm E030
      First lecture: UC Week 1 (11 Feb)
Maps

 University of Canberra

 Canberra Institute of Technology
Enrolment Processes
 Enrolment advice
 Enrolment Advice Sessions will be held
 during O-Week in 2B9:
   Monday    10:00 am – 10:30 am
   Tuesday   10:00 am – 10:30 am
   Wednesday 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 How to enrol:
   OSIS
   Building 11, ground floor, O-Week,
   9:00 am – 6:00 pm
   thereafter to the Student Centre (1B150)
 HECS census date: 5 March
Student Centre

The Student Centre is your 'one-stop-shop' for all
  general administrative needs and advice, including:
  all enrolment information
  OSIS help
  payment of fees and charges
  ID Card issue
  examination timetable information
  International Student Advisors
  academic transcript requests
  graduation information
  scholarship advice and assistance
  how to apply for credit
  How to apply for cross-institutional study
  late withdrawal
  much, much more
Academic Skills Program

 The Academic Skills Program
 (ASP) provides:
   Individual consultations
   Study skills workshops
   Grammar and writing course
   Writing group
Science Resource Centre (SRC)

 Support programs for undergraduate
 students
 Computer lab
 Group meeting areas
 Small journal and text-book library
 Lunch-making facilities
 Teaching space
 Lockers
 Study lounge

 Located in 3A36
                                  17
UC on-line

 Student number and password:
   campus computers
   remote log in
   OSIS
   Moodle
 Contact the IT Service Desk
 (servicedesk@canberra.edu.au
 or 6201 5500) to obtain your
 password
Student resources

 Student Centre (1B150)
 www.canberra.edu.au
   Current students
   Timetable
 Library
   Research Skills Training
 Textbooks
   Co-op Bookshop
O-Week and the
Smart Study Passport
 O-Week
 Smart Study Passport (SSP) program - a new program
 available to all students. Certain students are required
 to attend the program but all students are encouraged
 to attend.
 The SSP Programme includes six activities:
    Campus tour
    Library introduction
    Get to Know UC
    Smart study @ UC
    Smart assignments @ UC
    Get online @ UC
 Smart Study Passports can be collected at the Library,
 Student Centre, or ASP.
International students

 Student visa conditions:
   must complete studies within the period
   of Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
   required to update local contact details
   on OSIS
 International Student Advisers
 (Student Centre)
 All Semester 1/2010 commencing
 undergraduate international students
 have been allocated a Personal
 Adviser
   If not, contact Laurie Boal, Student Equity
   & Support Officer, 6201 2333
National Centre for Forensic Studies


  Collaboration between:
    University of Canberra
    Canberra Institute of Technology
    Australian Federal Police


  Training programs:
    Indonesian National Police
    Royal Thai Police
    Iraqi Police Services
Career opportunities

 Forensic operations
    eg. AFP, state police services
    crime scene
    laboratory
 State and Federal analytical and regulatory
 laboratories
    eg. NMI, ACTGAL, TGA, EPA
 Research laboratories
    eg. universities, CSIRO, hospitals
 Laboratories monitoring disease, food and
 water quality, etc.
 Government departments interested in
 security, identity, counter-terrorism, etc.
    eg. DFAT, DIAC, PM&C (NSSTU)
Australian & New Zealand
Forensic Science Society

  National Executive
  Branches in all states, the ACT and
  NZ
  Membership drawn from all persons
  interested in Forensic Science (even
  students!)
  Regular meetings with guest
  speakers
  International Symposium every two
  years
  Code of Ethics
ANZFSS ACT

 Membership is voluntary
 Student membership is $30 per year
 Benefits include free admission to
 branch meetings/presentations
 Opportunity to ‘network’ with fellow
 students and forensic practitioners
 Ability to apply for ANZFSS
 scholarships (eg. attendance at 2010
 Symposium in Sydney)

				
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