Welcome to Western Sydney University!
Starting at university is exciting. Starting your study in another country is exceptional. The Western Sydney International Orientation program will help you in your transition to university and to a new chapter of your life: a new environment, a new culture, and a new way of learning.
SESSION 2 2021 (SPRING 2021) ORIENTATION
International Orientation and Information Session
This Orientation session will give you an opportunity to learn more about the student services that are available to you, how to manage your study obligations as an international student, careers at Western, safety online and how university life will work for you. How to enrol and register for tutorials will also be included in this session.
This session is compulsory for all international students starting in July 2021 (Spring Session) .
Friday, 9 July 2021
3.00pm - 5.00pm AEDT
Further details including the Zoom link to join the session will be emailed to the email address provided on your application. If your agent used their own email address please contact your agent for the details.
Course Orientation Sessions
In these sessions you will get to meet your Academic Advisor and learn all about your specific course information via Zoom. You will receive details about your session closer to the date via email.
Sessions will run Monday 12 - Wednesday 14 July at various times online via Zoom.
Find your session details at the link below:
All Orientation events will be held on Zoom
Zoom is video conferencing software that supports face-to-face meetings online. This means that although you may not be physically in the same room, you can connect and see the faces of classmates, teachers and friends from anywhere in the world!
Zoom is free to download and easy to access from PC’s, laptops, tablets and smart phones. Install Zoom via the link below. Once downloaded, you can sign in through your app or online with your email address and password used to sign up. Note for the Academic Course Advice Sessions you will need to sign in using your Western account email address and password. Ensure you have activated your Western Account before joining this zoom session. If you are unable to join for the live session you can watch the recording of the session on the Orientation website after the event.
Step 1: Attend International Orientation
Before the commencement of Autumn or Spring Session, international students are required to attend Orientation to help new students transition to university life. The Orientation session will give you an opportunity to learn more about completing your enrolment, discover Western Sydney University services that are available to you and get a feel for how university life will work for you.
Step 2: Attend Academic Course Advice Sessions
Step 3: Complete Enrolment and Plan your Class Timetable
Information about how to complete your enrolment will be included in the University Information Session webinar.
Do you have a full offer? If you have accepted your offer, paid fees and received your confirmation of enrolment, you can enrol online now via My Student Record (MySR). Follow the enrolment steps for international students.
Do you have a conditional offer? You will need to satisfy all English and Academic requirements before enrolling online via MySR. Please supply evidence of meeting conditions as outlined in your Conditional Offer of Admission letter via our Online Application Portal (opens in a new window).
Once you have successfully enrolled, you can plan your class timetable via Tutorial Registration. If you have any queries regarding Tutorial Registration, please call the Student Infoline on 1300 668 370.
Step 4: Attend Academic Literacy Workshops
We strongly encourage you to attend a free online workshop to help you succeed at Western Sydney University. Attend this course to familiarise yourself with the Australian university culture and receive valuable information.
You can find out more about these courses on the academic literacy and grammar workshops web page.
QUARTER SESSION ORIENTATION
Postgraduate business programs
Quarter 4 Orientation
15 September 2021, 2pm AEST
Zoom Link: TBC
Logging in: To join the zoom Orientation session you will need to log in using your student email address and student account password. This means you need to accept your offer and activate your student account before logging in to the zoom Orientation session: Activate your student account.
Watch the 'how to activate your account' video for more information.
You will need your student number to activate your account, this can be found at the top of your offer letter.
Visit the SGSM website for enrolment tips and the full Orientation Schedule.
Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) program
All new students commencing the Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) program are required to attend their Course Commencement Day in early January at Parramatta campus. Check your offer letter for details.
Your attendance at this session is compulsory.
Course Commencement Day will provide you with important information about the course including:
- Unit Outline and Learning Guide
- Teaching timetable
- Course requirements
- Clinical Placement information and requirements
- Professional Communication and Literacy and Library services
- A tour of the Clinical Placement Unit and Parramatta Campus
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION EARLY COMMENCEMENT
New students enrolling in teaching and education programs are required to attend early Course Commencement Sessions in February. Your attendance at these sessions is compulsory.
Compulsory course commencement information for teaching and education programs (opens in a new window).
THE COLLEGE STUDENTS
International students commencing at The College can check The College Orientation website (opens in a new window).
Sydney City Campus
International students commencing at Sydney City Campus can check the Orientation website.