Release 1 (R1) commenced on Thursday 8 February. Representatives from all Colleges were included in the R1 training sessions and UAT groups, as were representatives from ITS, DSA,PPM, and ANU Online. UAT also had a high level of academic, at 40% of the 76 participants. 47 participants attended one or more of the eight drop in sessions. Acceptance for R1 was reached on Friday 6 April.