Orientation

O Week

Semester 1 2018 O Week will be held from Monday 19 February to Friday 23 February 2018. Orientation is your chance to explore uni life and make new friends. New students are strongly encouraged to attend for a week of sessions, stalls and fun!

Orientation Sessions

You can use the online Orientation Event Planner closer to O Week to register for a wide range of sessions, including professional and academic skills development, faculty welcomes and student-run activities. Plan your orientation to make the best possible start at UNSW!


Official Welcome

The Official Welcome UNSW Sydney to Undergraduate Students, will be held on Monday 19 February 2018 from 6pm-7pm in the Sir John Clancy Auditorium. The Official Welcome UNSW Sydney to Postgraduate Students, will be held on Tuesday 20 February 2018 from 6pm-7pm in the Sir John Clancy Auditorium. Family members and guests are also welcome to attend. 


Faculty Welcomes

Attending your Faculty Welcome is a great way to meet fellow students and key academic and support staff from your faculty. 

Please see below for your Faculty Welcome for Semester 1 2018.

 

UNSW Arts and Social Sciences

Undergraduate

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences Welcome to new Undergraduate 

Monday 19th February 2018

11am - 12pm

Science Theatre - Map Ref F13

 

UNSW Art and Design

Undergraduate

Undergraduate Faculty Welcome (Media Arts (Hons) &  Design (Hons)

Tuesday 20th February 2018

10am - 12pm

EG02 Lecture Theatre, Paddington Campus - Map Ref

Undergraduate Faculty Welcome (Fine Arts (Hons) & Art Theory 

Tuesday 20th February 2018

1pm - 3pm

EG02 Lecture Theatre, Paddington Campus - Map Ref

 

Postgraduate

Postgraduate Faculty Welcome

Wednesday 21st February 2018

4pm - 5pm

EG02 Lecture Theatre, Paddington Campus - Map Ref

 

UNSW Built Environment

Undergraduate

UNSW Built Environment Welcome for New Undergraduate Students

Monday 19th February 2018

10am - 2pm

Keith Burrows Lecture Theatre - Map Ref J14

 

Postgraduate

UNSW Built Environment Welcome for New Postgraduate Students

Wednesday 21st February 2018

3.30pm - 5.30pm

The Red Centre Theatre - Map Ref H13

 

 

UNSW Business School

Undergraduate

UNSW Business Undergraduate Welcome Session 1

Tuesday 20thFebruary 2018

TBA

Sir John Clancy Auditorium - Map Ref C24

UNSW Business Undergraduate Welcome Session 2

TBA

TBA 

Sir John Clancy Auditorium - Map Ref C24

 

Postgraduate

UNSW Business School Postgraduate Welcome

Wednesday 21st February 2018

5.30pm - 8.30pm 

The Science Theatre - Map Ref F13

 

UNSW Engineering

Undergraduate

UNSW Engineering Faculty Welcome for new Undergraduate students

Monday 19th February 2018

10am - 12pm

Sir John Clancy Auditorium - Map Ref C24

 

UNSW Law

Undergraduate

UNSW Law Undergraduate Student Welcome

Thursday 22nd February 2018

11am - 2pm

The Law Theatre G04 - Map Ref F8

 

Postgraduate

UNSW Law Postgraduate Student Welcome

Thursday 1st March 2018

6pm - 7.30pm

UNSW City CBD Campus - Map Ref

UNSW Law JD Student Welcome

Friday 23rd February 2018

12.15pm - 2pm

The Law Theatre G04 - Map Ref F8

 

UNSW Science

Undergraduate

All Science Undergraduate Welcome

Wednesday 21st February 2018

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Sir John Clancy Auditorium - Map Ref C24

 

UNSW Medicine

Undergraduate 

UNSW Medicine Year 1 Welcome

Wednesday 21st February 2018

9am - 1pm

Central Lecture Block, CLB7 - Map Ref E19

School of Public Health & Community Medicine - Meet and Greet for New Students

Wednesday 21st February 2018

5pm - 6pm

Room 305, Samuels Building - Map Ref F25

UNSW Exercise Physiology Welcome Lecture

Wednesday 21nd February 2018

11am - 1pm

LG03, Wallace Wurth Building - Map Ref C27

 


UNSW Library online tutorials

The Library have provided online content to help new UNSW students learn how to make the most of the Library's many resources. Click on the headings below to get started.

Getting Started with UNSW Library 

This whirlwind video tour tells you all you need to know to get started and connect with UNSW Library wherever you are. 

 

Smart Searching with UNSW Library

Find it faster at UNSW Library. Learn how to use UNSW Library to save time and find all the books, e-books, journals, databases, course materials, exam papers and multimedia you need.

 

Plagiarism

Plagiarism is presenting another person's work or ideas as your own. Plagiarism is a serious breach of ethics at UNSW and is not taken lightly. So how do you avoid it?

 

Elise | Informing your studies quiz

It is a mandatory requirement for all commencing UNSW undergraduate students to complete the ELISE quiz by Week 5 of the student's first semester.

Completing the ELISE | Informing your studies tutorial and achieving a pass (80%) in the ELISE quiz, is mandatory for all new Undergraduate students.

The quiz is available from Orientation week and we suggest completing it ASAP before your workload starts to increase. This will take you through a number of key skills and concepts that are crucial to academic study.


UNSW Essentials

UNSW Essentials is your online guide to your first semester. This series of online modules (covering study, planning, exams and more) is designed to assist your transition to UNSW and is available anytime.

UNSW Essentials for Local Students

UNSW Essentials for International Students