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 UNSW Official Welcome to Undergraduate Students

Date: Monday February 11, 2019

Time: 10am to 11am

Venue: Sir John Clancy Auditorium- Map Ref C24

Family members and guests are also welcome to attend

Register here

 

The UNSW Official Welcome to Postgraduate Students

Date: Monday February 11, 2019

Time: 6pm to 7pm

Venue: Sir John Clancy Auditorium- Map Ref C24

Family members and guests are also welcome to attend

Register here


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 Faculty Welcome- Design & Media Arts

Date: Tuesday February 12, 2019

Time: 10am to 12pm

Venue: EG02 Lecture Theatre, Paddington Campus - Map Ref

Register here

 

Undergraduate Faculty Welcome- Art Theory & Fine Arts

Date: Tuesday February 12, 2019

Time: 1pm to 3pm

Venue: EG02 Lecture Theatre, Paddington Campus - Map Ref

Register here

 

Postgraduate Faculty Welcome

Date: Wednesday February 13, 2019

Time: 4pm to 5pm

Venue: EG02 Lecture Theatre, Paddington Campus - Map Ref

Register here

 

UNSW Arts and Social Sciences

Undergraduate Faculty Welcome 

Date: Monday February 11, 2019

Time: 11:30am

Venue: Science Theatre, UNSW Sydney, Map Ref F13

Register here

 

Postgraduate Faculty Welcome

Date: Tuesday February 12, 2019

Time: 5pm to 7pm

Venue: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building - Map Ref G19

Register here

  

UNSW Built Environment

Undergraduate Faculty Welcome

Date: Monday February 11, 2019

Time: 9am to 2pm

Venue: Keith Burrows Theatre, Map Ref J14

Register here

 

Postgraduate Faculty Welcome

Date: Monday February 11, 2019

Time: 4:30pm to 7pm

Venue: Webster Theatre A, Map Ref G15

Register here 

 

UNSW Business 

Undergraduate Welcome- All students studying Bachelor of Commerce, Commerce (International), Commerce double degrees & Information Systems

Date: Tuesday February 12, 2019

Time: 9am to 1pm

Venue: Sir John Clancy Auditorium- Map Ref C24

Register here

 

Undergraduate Welcome- All students studying Actuarial Studies, Commerce/ Engineering, Commerce/ Law, Economics & all Co-op degrees

Date: Tuesday February 12, 2019

Time: 10:45am to 2:30pm

Venue: Sir John Clancy Auditorium- Map Ref C24

Register here

 

Postgraduate Welcome

Date: Thursday February 14, 2019

Time: 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Venue: The Science Theatre Map Ref F13 

Register here

 

UNSW Engineering 

Undergraduate Faculty Welcome 

Date: Wednesday February 13, 2019

Time: 10am to 1pm

Venue: Ainsworth Building Map Ref G03

Register here

 

UNSW Law

Undergraduate Faculty Welcome

Date: Thursday February 14, 2019

Time: 11am to 2pm

Venue: The Law Theatre G04 - Map Ref F8

Register here

 

Postgraduate Faculty Welcome

Date: Wednesday February 13, 2019

Time: 6pm to 7:30pm

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

Register here

 

UNSW Law JD Student Welcome

Date: Friday February 15, 2019

Time: 12:15pm to 2pm

Venue: The Law Theatre G04 - Map Ref F8

Register here

 

UNSW Science

Science Faculty Welcome

Date: Wednesday February 13, 2019

Time: 12:30pm to 2pm

Venue: Sir John Clancy Auditorium- Map Ref C24

Register here

 

UNSW Medicine

Medicine Year 1 Welcome

Date: Wednesday February 13, 2019

Time: 9:30am to 3pm

Venue: Central Lecture Block (CLB) 7- Map Ref D19

Register here

 

SPHCM Welcome Induction and Staff and Student Meet and Greet

Date: Thursday February 14, 2019

Time: 4pm to 6pm

Venue: Wallace Wurth Building- Map Ref C27

Register here

 

Exercise Physiology O-Week Welcome

Date: Wednesday February 13, 2019

Time: 11am to 1pm

Venue: Wallace Wurth Building, Lecture Theatre LG03- Map Ref C27

Register here


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