Welcome Day: International Student Welcome Day

International students

International Student Welcome Day

Free: Registration required
Date: Monday, 10 February 2020
Time: 10.30am - 4pm 
Venue: Clancy Auditorium, Gate 9 High Street
Schedule: TBA 

“It is great to know that the Uni has set up a lot of services available for international students, and that I am not alone in this journey.”

This briefing day is designed to introduce you to studying at UNSW and to provide you with a practical experience of attending lectures and learning in Australia. The one day event is suitable for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students. You will get the opportunity to meet other commencing students, UNSW staff and International Student Experience Unit Cultural Mentors.

Registration is required via the Eventbrite.

Please note: Australia Award students must attend the compulsory Introductory Academic Program.

What to expect

The program covers topics such as intercultural understanding, teaching and learning in Australia, student support services, professional and personal development and classroom behaviour. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to get to know your university, make new friends and have some fun. 

Getting Started

In addition to attending Briefing day, you should also:

  • Visit the Welcome Centre on Ground Floor, East Wing of The Red Centre Building (Map Ref. H13), UNSW Kensington campus
  • Get involved in the university-wide orientation activities


Morning Tea for International Parents/Family/Caregivers (English & Chinese): Monday 10 February 2020, 10.45am at Clancy Auditorium Foyer

A Seminar for Parents/Family/Caregivers will provide an overview of the requirements of student life at UNSW, including advice for your parents/family/caregivers to help you succeed in your studies. An International Student Advisor will be available to answer any questions. The seminar is delivered in English and Chinese Mandarin. No registration required. 

Date: Monday 10 February 2020
Time: 2pm -3pm

Session in English – CLB8

Session in Chinese – CLB6

Lunch for International Parents/Family/Caregivers (English & Chinese): Monday, 10 February 2020, 1pm - 2pm

Campus tour for International Parents/Family/Caregivers (English & Chinese): Monday, 10 February 2020, 12pm - 1pm, meet at Clancy Auditorium Foyer