postgraduate student

Postgraduate Orientation


Welcome to Western Sydney University’s Orientation. Orientation is one of the first steps in your Unlimited journey. Take this opportunity to find out more information about your course, learn about the support services we offer, meet some of your academics and fellow students, or just virtually explore your campus a bit more. 

Acknowledgement of Country

With respect for Aboriginal cultural protocol and out of recognition that its campuses occupy their traditional lands, Western Sydney University acknowledges the Darug, Eora, Dharawal (also referred to as Tharawal) and Wiradjuri peoples and thanks them for their support of its work in their lands in Greater Western Sydney and beyond.

Getting started

You're at the start of one of the most memorable periods of your life. Besides the many friends to be made, social life and other university mainstays, your time at university will challenge you, inspire you, and most of all prepare you for your future.

With the start of session fast approaching, we have put together a checklist to help you get ready. Our checklist includes everything you need to complete to ensure you're prepared to commence your studies with us.


1) Take the first step by accepting your offer (if you haven't already done so).

2) Active your student account.

3) Plan your enrolment.

4) Create your timetable via class registration.

5) Apply for your student ID Card.

6) See the many support services Western has to offer to ensure you feel supported throughout your time here. Then make sure to check out our student clubs, societies and programs to stay connected during your studies. You will need to log into WESTERNLife to register for events and join students groups. 

For more information on how to complete the above steps to best prepare yourself for the start of your studies, please visit our guide to orientation page
(for domestic students) or our International Orientation page
(for international students).

International Students

If you're an International Student and need to speak with someone about how to accept your offer, pay your fees, how to enrol or registering for tutorials, you can chat with us now or get in contact on
+61 2 9852 5499 or email 

All international students will be required to attend a dedicated online International Orientation Session.

Important Dates

Whether you want to know when the term break is to plan a holiday or organise your final examination study schedule, check out the important dates. 

Get Involved

To see everything that is on offer from Student events, Clubs, Sport and all of the other student engagement programs, please visit the WESTERNLife calendar and register for events today, or check out some of the great events listed below that will kickstart your journey here at Western. 


TalkCampus allows you to talk anonymously to other students from universities around the world. Access 24/7 free mental health support.

Parking on campus

Planning on driving to campus? Get ready with a permit for your upcoming session. We have daily, half-yearly and annual permits available.

Student Services

At Western, the welfare of our students is our priority. That’s why we provide multiple support services to ensure your transition goes smoothly.

Student Life

As a student at Western Sydney University, you become part of a dynamic, thriving and culturally rich community.


Explore our campuses

Choose from one of our modern, student-centred and conveniently located campuses. Reach your Unlimited potential.