You can make use of the orientation week to get to know about your new living environment and prepare for your life abroad. This is a suggested check-list for your reference.
Open a bank account
Register Internet service for your apartment.
Ask for the way to the nearest supermarket.
Learn the way to school, and the way to get around the school.
Contact the Vietnamese Student Association of the school
Get your student card.
Attend orientations to know more about the school and town.
Buy a phone and register for service.
Contact your family to inform them your new address and phone number.
Join activities to welcome new students, which is good to make new friends.
Check the courses you registered and extra curriculum activities you may be able to join in the semester.