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Orientation

Your introduction to university life
Don't miss the events, workshops and activities that we've planned to help you adjust to life as a university student.

Orientation is a chance for you to learn everything you need to know for a successful transition. It includes events and sessions run by faculties, student support services, the University of Sydney Union (USU), clubs and societies and more.

Most of these events will take place in Welcome Week, which is the week before semester commences.

You'll find out:

  • information about your course, teachers and classrooms
  • the basics of university study, including critical thinking and research skills
  • how and where to access student services and support on campus
  • information about career planning, overseas study opportunities and other ways to make the most of your time at university
  • making new friends and expanding your networks
  • help with living independently.

Make sure you regularly check your University email address, as you'll receive invitations and updates about Orientation and Welcome Week - including an announcement when our Welcome Week planner is launched.