Orientation

O Week

Term 1 2019 O Week will be held from Monday 11 February to Friday 15 February 2019. 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 11 February 2019 (time TBA) in the Sir John Clancy Auditorium. The Official Welcome UNSW Sydney to Postgraduate Students, will be held on Tuesday 12 February 2019 (time TBA) 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 Term 1 2019.

 

UNSW Art and Design

Undergraduate

Undergraduate & Postgraduate Faculty Welcome  

Date TBA

Time TBA 

EG02 Lecture Theatre, Paddington Campus - Map Ref

 

UNSW Arts and Social Sciences

Undergraduate

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences Welcome for new Undergraduate Students  

Date TBA

Time TBA 

Webster Theatre B, Level 2, Robert Webster Building - Map Ref G14

 

Postgraduate

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences Welcome for new Postgraduate Students 

Date TBA

Time TBA 

The Galleries, John Niland Scientia Building - Map Ref G19

  

UNSW Built Environment

Postgraduate

UNSW Built Environment Welcome for New Postgraduate Students

Date TBA

Time TBA 

AGSU Room 2001, Level 2, Red Centre West Wing Map Ref H13

 

UNSW Business 

Undergraduate

UNSW Business School Undergraduate Welcome 

Date TBA

Time TBA 

The Science Theatre Map Ref F13

 

Postgraduate

UNSW Business School Postgraduate Welcome

Date TBA

Time TBA 

The Science Theatre Map Ref F13 

 

UNSW Engineering 

Undergraduate

UNSW Engineering School Undergraduate Welcome 

Date TBA

Time TBA 

Ainsworth Building Map Ref G03

 

UNSW Law

Postgraduate

UNSW Law Postgraduate Welcome 

Date TBA

Time TBA 

CBD Campus, Level 7, 1 O'Connell St, Sydney - Map Ref

 

UNSW Law JD Student Welcome

Date TBA

Time TBA 

The Law Theatre G04 - Map Ref F8

 

UNSW Law International Student Welcome

Date TBA

Time TBA 

Law Staff Common Room, Level 2 Map Ref F8

 

UNSW Science

Undergraduate

UNSW Science Faculty Welcome 

Date TBA

Time TBA 

New South Global Theatre, Ground Floor, Webster Building Map Ref G14

 

 

UNSW Medicine

Postgraduate 

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

Date TBA

Time TBA 

Lower Ground Floor, Wallace Wurth Building (Gate 9) 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