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Undergraduate Orientation

Your Orientation Experience at Western

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.

WELCOME TO WESTERN

Congratulations!  

Use this page to navigate all we have on offer to support your Unlimited journey. Find out more about your academic program, Western Support services and student clubs as you transition into university life.

Welcome Week Celebrations

Welcome Week is about connecting commencing and returning students and supporting them in their university journey. Students are able to engage with new programs, student groups and external partners to expand their knowledge and discover their meaning of success at Western.  

The week is filled with live music, giveaways, free lunches, games, student clubs and much more! You’ll also get the chance to explore activations from the various support services, academic information sessions, and student groups available to you.

Academic Welcome Sessions

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

HOW TO GET STARTED AT WESTERN:

1) Take the first step by accepting your offer and activating your account.

2) Plan your enrolment and watch the video to guide you through the steps of enrolment.

3) Complete your class registration and ensure your enrolled in all of your subjects.

4) Find your Orientation session in the schedule and make sure to attend!

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. 

7) Any questions? Contact our Course Information Centre on study@westernsydney.edu.au or 1300 897 669 or chat now.

Make the choice to transform our world.

Choose from Western’s new transdisciplinary minors because your elective space counts.

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 orinternationalstudy@westernsydney.edu.au

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

Workshops and Programs

To make sure you get the best start at Uni, our study workshops and programs are here to support you in these online sessions. 

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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TalkCampus

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

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

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