What is the Orientation event?

It's an opportunity to find out more about your course and the services and support available to assist you at Western Sydney University. You will also have an opportunity to meet your teachers (academics) and fellow students, and discover your campus. You can organise your student ID card, get timetable support and collect your Student Diary.

When is Orientation?

Orientation sessions and activities are usually held on campus two weeks before session starts.

Monday 17th February - Campbelltown

Tuesday 18th February - Bankstown and Liverpool

Wednesday 19th February - Parramatta City and Parramatta South

Thursday 20th February - Hawkesbury and Penrith (Kingswood)

Friday 21st February - Parramatta South (International Orientation - compulsory)

Compulsory Orientation for International Students

Friday 21st February
9.00am - 4.00pm
Parramatta South campus

International Orientation is fun-filled day that's jam-packed with information to help you adjust to life at Western.

Campus and Library orientation

Following your Orientation session during 17th - 19th February, you can take a campus tour with one of our Ask Us Assistants (senior students), to orientate you to services, facilities and important locations on your campus such as your School's building, the Co-op bookstores, cafeterias and Student Central. Be sure to also visit our state-of-the-art libraries to familiarise yourself with all the exciting services and assistance available there.

Free digital textbooks

If you are enrolled in first-year or Diploma units, your digital textbooks are free. Download or access your textbooks online, anytime and anywhere! For eligibility, and terms and conditions visit the textbooks webpage.

Workshops, programs and online resources

There is a variety of workshops available to you online to get you set up for success during your time at Western.

Week 1 Information Stalls

Don't be afraid to ask for help! 'Ask Us' Assistants are available at information stalls in Week 1 and 2 on your campus to answer all your questions. Look out for the 'New to Western' banners.