Semester 2 Orientation 

23 - 25 July 2014

There are heaps of fun and informative activities available to you during Semester 2 orientation! Download the Getting Started brochure for a full list of workshops and activities!

Here's a summary of what to look out for:

O Day - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

All new and returning students are encouraged to attend O Day on Wednesday 23 July. This day is your opportunity to really kick off your semester with a variety of entertainment and activities.

O Day includes clubs/society stalls, games, entertainment and the Official Welcome to new students. University workshops and sessions will also launch on O Day, and continue on the 24 and 25 July, 2014.

Official Welcome to UNSW Australia

You are invited to the Official Welcome for new students and their families.

Followed by free refreshments, stalls, games and live entertainment

11.30am - 12.15pm,

Wednesday 23 July, 2014 in Central Lecture Block Theatre 7

You are welcome to join us for fun and festivities after the ceremony and attend an Arc student-led tour of campus. Tasty refreshments will be provided courtesy of UNSW Student Life and Learning.

If you have requirements regarding accessibility, please email gettingstarted@unsw.edu.au by Sunday 20 July, 2014 so that we may accommodate your needs.

Faculty Welcomes

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

staff from your faculty.

Australian School of Business

UG Thurs 24 July 11:00am – 12:30pm, Central Lecture Block 6

PG Thurs 24 July 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Mathews A Theatre


College of Fine Arts

UG Thurs 24 July, 10:00am – 11:00am, EG02 Lecture Theatre, COFA Campus

PG Thurs 24 July, 4:00pm – 5:00pm, EG02 Lecture Theatre, COFA Campus


UNSW Arts and Social Sciences

UG Wed 23 July 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Central Lecture Block 1

PG Thurs 24 July 5:00pm – 7:00pm, The Galleries, John Niland Scientia Building


UNSW Built Environment

PG Wed 23 July 3:00pm – 5:00pm, G001, Red Centre Building, West Wing


UNSW Engineering

UG Wed 23 July 2:00pm - 3:30pm, Columbo Theatre A

PG Fri 25 July 4:30pm – 5:30pm, The Pavillions



PG Wed 23 July 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Level 6, 1 O'Connell St, Sydney CBD
JD Thurs 24 July 12:15pm - 1:30pm, Law Building


UNSW Science

UG Thurs 24 July 11:00am - 1:00pm, Webster Theatre B, Robert Webster Building      

Orientation Workshops and Sessions

Download the Getting Started brochure for a full list of workshops and activities!

Check out the orientation week online event calendar on the workshops and sessions page.

This will have all up to date information regarding workshop times and venues. Some providers will require you to book into their workshops.