Explore University and TAFE 2020 Orientation Weeks

10 January 2020

Orientation Week (O-Week) is a must-do event to kick off your student experience in NSW. Orientation is about setting yourself up for success in your studies providing you with everything you need to know about your university life. Get ready for your course, explore campus and start making new friends before lectures begin!

Find out more about university and TAFE NSW 2020 Orientation Weeks across the state.

Australian Catholic University

When: 17-21 February 2020

Where: 40 Edward St, North Sydney NSW 2060

Before you begin to navigate your way through university, it helps to orient yourself. You can view your orientation plan by logging in to your student portal. If you are an international student you will also need to attend an international welcome session which will take place during your orientation.

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Charles Sturt University

When: 15 February - 1 March 2020 Online Orientation for academic, study skills and support sessions online; 24-28 February 2020 On Campus Orientation to get started in your course, meet our services and support staff and join social events.

Where: Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga

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Macquarie University

When: 17-21 February 2020

Where: Balaclava Rd, Macquarie Park NSW 2019

To welcome and introduce you to life as a Macquarie student, your journey begins at Orientation Week. Orientation Week is important to attend because it's packed full of welcome events, information sessions, workshops, tours and fun activities.

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Southern Cross University

When: 24-28 February 2020

Where: Coffs Harbour, Lismore

Orientation is an important event that starts your journey as a university student. To get started, view the 'Ready for Orientation Checklist' and download your orientation schedule from late January. If you are an international student check out the 'four steps to prepare for Orientation Week'.

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When: January 2020 for VET and February 2020 for Higher Education

Where: view Orientation details by location

Each TAFE NSW location conducts an orientation session before each course begins. You are also introduced to your International Students Coordinator and you meet other international students who are starting at TAFE NSW.

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University of Newcastle

When: 17-21 February 2020

Where: Callaghan, Ourimbah, Sydney

Orientation is a great opportunity to find out what you need to know about university life and being a UON student! It includes information sessions that will give you practical information about the university, as well as a range of social activities and off campus outings to help you get to know the area and make new friends.

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University of New England

When: 23 February 2020 (UNE Armindale) and 26-27 February 2020 (UNE Sydney)

Where: Armidale, Parramatta

Orientation is important and it is designed to help you make a successful transition into study. Learn about UNE's teaching and learning environment, enrolment and fun activities across the University and Colleges.

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University of New South Wales

When: 10-14 February 2020

Where: Kensington, Paddington

Orientation Week is a great time to learn more about life on campus and make new friends through activities and workshops useful for both new and returning undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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University of Sydney

When: 17-21 February  2020

Where: Camperdown NSW 2006

At Welcome Week, you'll learn what life as a university student is all about. This is your opportunity to get ready for your course, explore campus and start making friends before lectures begin.

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University of Wollongong

When: 25-27 February 2020

Where: Wollongong, Batemans Bay, Bega, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands, Southern Sydney, Southern Western Sydney, Sydney

Orientation is your chance to discover everything UOW has to offer, make new friends and immerse yourself in student culture that makes your uni special.

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University of Technology Sydney

When: 17 February - 6 March 2020

Where: 755 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007

This is where it all begins! Orientation gives you everything you need to know for a successful start to university. Find your faculty welcome and don't miss the international student sessions. Photo credit: UTS

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Western Sydney University

When: 17-21 February 2020

Where: Western Sydney campuses

Orientation is the process of adjusting to uni and experiencing all your university 'firsts'. You'll find out more about your course, meet academic staff and fellow students, and discover your campus.

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