Undergraduate Orientation
Your Virtual Orientation Experience at Western

WELCOME TO ORIENTATION

Welcome to Western Sydney University’s online Spring 2021 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 new campus a bit more. 

Redeem your Welcome Pack

Redeem your Welcome Pack to help you settle into your studies. It includes some handy items, including a student diary, academic calendar, face mask, water bottle, a pen and more.

If you're eligible, you'll receive an email with your unique discount code so make sure you use it to redeem and for free shipping. 

Terms, conditions and eligibility criteria apply.

Welcome Month Events and Activities

While we wait for further advice for on campus activity, there's still plenty of opportunities for you to connect with Western and get to know other students through online events and activities.

In guidance with the developing government and health advice, we are planning a range of activities and entertainment events to welcome you to Western both online and on campus when it is safe to do so.

Find out more via WESTERNLife and register for events today. 

Plan Your Study sessions online

To make sure you get the best start at Uni, our MATES team are here to support you in these online sessions. Student mentors will share their experience and top tips for time management as a Uni student.

Learn how to access some of the resources that can help you to plan out your day, week and semester. You will get access to some of the resources available to support your studies.

The online Assignment Calculator helps you plot out the time and resource required for individual assessments so you can feel fully prepared as you start your course.


  • Thursday, 8 July
    2.00 pm – 3.00 pm 
  • Thursday, 13 July
    11.00 am – 12.00 pm 
  • Thursday, 22 July
    3.00 pm – 4.00 pm 

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.

Academic Orientation Sessions

Immerse yourself in a number of informative presentations. This is your opportunity to meet your future lecturers and learn more about your course structure, expectations and the support services available.

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 to take on any challenge you may face.

It is important that you enrol into your units and register for your tutorials. See the information below to get started now. 

Enrolment

Enrolling is the first and most important thing you need to do when starting at Western Sydney University. You need to complete your enrolment in My Student Records (MySR).


International Students

Before enrolling, International Students must accept their offer and activate their account. Please view the How to Accept page for step by step instructions. 

Tutorial registration

Tutorial Registration is how you choose your tutorials (and other classes) and put together your timetable. Allocate+ is the online system used to complete this process.

You'll need to make sure you are enrolled in all of your units. After being allocated into your classes, you may be able to swap classes depending on availability.

Spring Session 2021
Monday, 31 May 2021 - Tutorial registration options available to view only
Monday, 7 June 2021 - Preference Selection Opens
Thursday, 1 July 2021 - Preference Selection Closes
Friday, 2 July 2021 - Tutorial registration opens to make adjustments, based on availability

Student ID cards

Students can now apply for their Student ID card to be posted to them by following these steps:

Please view the getting your new Student ID Card document for photo guidelines and acceptable documentation.

Offshore International Students do not need to undertake the Student ID Card process while overseas. You can get your Student ID Card once you arrive in Australia.

TalkCampus

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.

Are you an International student?

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 internationalstudy@westernsydney.edu.au.

SCHOLARSHIPS

Western offers over $25 million in scholarships every year. Explore our range of scholarships that reward academic excellence, leadership and community involvement, and support motivated students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Scholarships are not only available to high achievers, but cover a broad range of criteria including those with long-term family difficulties, people from rural or remote areas, course selection and community involvement initiatives.

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