UNSW Institute of Languages

International Students

What is Orientation Day?


Orientation Day is the beginning of your UNSW Institute of Languages journey.

It is a compulsory event that happens on the first day of your UNSW Institute of Languages program.

This event is organised to help you prepare for your studies and your life in Sydney. It is a very important day.

What happens during my Orientation?

You will be able to:

  • Attend your Official Welcome by UNSW Institute of Languages
  • Get your student identification (ID) card
  • Get access to your student email and Wi-Fi
  • Receive important information about your visa and overseas health cover
  • Go on a campus tour with our Yellow Shirt Volunteers
  • Participate in a 'Life in Sydney' workshop
  • Meet Student Advisers and teachers
  • Enjoy a free lunch with other new students

Where is my Orientation?

Check below for details of your Orientation Day.

  UNSW Institute of Languages students starting
                    Monday, 4th September 2017

Your Orientation Start Time: 9:00am

Your Orientation Location:

Clancy Auditorium

UNSW Kensington Campus

(see building C24 on the UNSW Campus map)

Please Note: You may have a different start time - your exact details have been emailed to you. If you haven’t received this, please email student.support@unswglobal.unsw.edu.au

What do I bring to my Orientation?

You must bring your:

  • Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
  • Passport (original).

How do I get to my Orientation?

  • Find your Orientation Location on the UNSW Campus map
  • Find UNSW campus on Google Maps
  • Organise your transport:
    • NSW Transport Trip Planner will help you plan public transport to your Orientation location
    • Check transport timetables on Sydney Transport app Trip View
  • On your Orientation Day, look out for our Yellow Shirt Volunteers - they will be there to help you during your Orientation activities.

For students who will arrive late:

If you are arriving late for any reason, please contact our Admissions team at admissions@unswglobal.unsw.edu.au as soon as possible and please tell us when you will be arriving and please explain the reason.