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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.

In Semester 2 2021, all Orientation activities will take place online, due to the current COVID-19 situation in Greater Sydney. Check the planner regularly for updates to specific events. 

You'll find out:

  • information about your course, teachers and classes
  • the basics of university study, including critical thinking and research skills
  • how and where to access student services and support
  • 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.