Orientation

Semester 2 Orientation 

Wednesday 20 - Friday 22 July 2016

Orientation is all about getting started and settling into life at UNSW as quickly and easily as possible. This includes becoming familiar with your faculty, your campus, your classmates and the clubs and societies that you will join.

It is your chance to meet new people, find your way around, get involved and have some fun. Here's a summary of what to look out for:

Official Welcome to UNSW Australia

Date: Wednesday 20 July 2016

Time: 10am - 10.45am

Venue: The Sir John Clancy Auditorium (Kensington Campus) Map Reference - C24

Information stalls, refreshments and festivities will follow immediately after the Official Welcome, in the Commerce Courtyard, from 11am - 3pm - Map Reference - E19

 


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 Semester 2 Faculty Welcome events below:

 

UNSW Law

UNSW Law Postgraduate Student Welcome 

Date: Tuesday 19 July 2016

Time: 6pm - 7.30pm

Venue: UNSW CBD Campus

UNSW Law JD Student Welcome - Semester 2 2016

Date: Friday 22 July 2016

Time: 12.15pm - 2pm

Venue: Law Building, G02

 

UNSW Science

UNSW Science Welcome Presentation & Lunch

Date: Wednesday 20 July 2016

Time: 11.30am - 1.30pm

Venue: Webster Theatre A

 

UNSW Built Environment

UNSW Built Environment Postgraduate Students Welcome

Date: Wednesday 20 July 2016

Time: 3.30pm - 5.30pm

Venue: Red Centre Theatre G001

 

UNSW Business School

UNSW Business School Welcome to New Undergraduate Students

Date: Thursday 21 July 2016

Time: 11am - 12.30pm

Venue: Central Lecture Block 7

UNSW Business School Postgraduate Orientation Welcome

Date: Thursday 21 July 2016

Time: 4.30pm - 8pm

Venue: Mathews Theatre A

 

UNSW Arts and Social Sciences

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences - Welcome to new Undergraduate Students 

Date: Wednesday 20 July 2016

Time: 2pm - 4pm

Venue: Central Lecture Block 4

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences - Welcome to new Postgraduate Coursework Students 

Date: Thursday 21 July 2016

Time: 5pm - 7pm

Venue: Scientia Building, Tyree Room

 

UNSW Art and Design

UNSW Art and Design Undergraduate Faculty Welcome

Date: Thursday 21 July 2016

Time: 10am - 11.30am

Venue: EG02 Lecture Theatre, UNSW Art & Design Campus

UNSW Art and Design Postgraduate Faculty Welcome

Date: Thursday 21 July 2016

Time: 4pm - 5pm

Venue: EG02 Lecture Theatre, UNSW Art & Design Campus

 

UNSW Engineering

UNSW Engineering Faculty Welcome for Undergraduate Students

Date: Wednesday 20 July 2016

Time: 2pm - 3.30pm

Venue: Colombo Theatre A

 

School of Public Health and Community Medicine

School of Public Health and Community Medicine Meet and Greet

Date: Thursday 21 July 2016

Time: 4pm - 6pm

Venue: Samuels Building, Level 3, Room 305

 


Orientation Workshops and Sessions

Make sure you check out the UNSW orientation week event planner. This has the full list of all orientation events, including Faculty Welcomes, student run activities and skills development /academic sessions. You can browse all sessions, create your own plan for the week, and export it to your personal calendar!

Click the image below for all session details or visit planner.unsw.edu.au. 

*The orientation event planner website is optimised for the latest version of your internet browser

Have questions about the Orientation Event planner? Type 'Event Planner' in the FAQ search box on the right, or email gettingstarted@unsw.edu.au.

 

 

 


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.


Orientation Workshop Slides

The Learning Centre

Listening, reading and notetaking

What is referencing all about?

Introduction to report writing