Attending Orientation is a rite of passage for first-year university students. Along with sorting out the essentials at Student Central (hello parking permit and ID card), the week is an exciting and valuable opportunity to gain insight into the degree you have chosen to study and meet some of the people you’ll be learning alongside.
The prospect of studying at university can be daunting for anyone; whether you've come straight from having to ask the teacher to go to the bathroom, or helping your own kids through the HSC.
I only decided to follow the path involving computers in the beginning of my final year of high school. After that the next big decision lay ahead of me: choosing the right university.