Registrations for Autumn 2019 Orientation 18 – 22 February have now closed.

If you haven't yet registered please check the schedule below for which session you need to attend, and come along on the day. You will be able to register with our friendly staff at check-in.

Orientation session schedule

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.

Orientation for students commencing in Autumn 2019 will be held from 18-22 February 2019. Please take note of which day your Orientation will be held on.

Monday 18 February – Campbelltown and Liverpool campuses
Tuesday 19 February – Hawkesbury and Nirimba (The College) campus
Wednesday 20 February – Parramatta South and Parramatta City campuses
Thursday 21 February – Bankstown campus
Friday 22 February – Penrith (Kingswood) campus

Thursday 7 March – Sydney City campus. Visit the Sydney City Campus Orientation website for information

Note: If you are studying a combined degree, it is advisable that you attend both Orientation sessions. For some students, these may be taking place on different campuses.

Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)

If you are studying at our Liverpool City campus, your Orientation Session will be held at Bankstown campus. Please attend the Bankstown Psychology session. If you are studying at Parramatta South or Penrith (Kingswood), please ensure you attend the Psychology session at these campuses.

Bachelor of Community and Social Development

Orientation for the Bachelor of Community and Social Development is being held on Monday 4th March 2019, the first day of the residential teaching session. If you are commencing this course and haven’t received Orientation information or have any questions, please email Jaleesa Godson at

If you have any enquiries about Orientation, contact the  Contact Service Centre advice line on 1300 897 669 or email.

If you need help with your enrolment contact Student Central on 1300 668 370, email them at or visit them on campus. For course information, contact your Academic Course Advisor, found in the handbook.

Campus and Library orientation

Following your Orientation session, 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 retail store, 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.

Returning to learning

If you are returning to learning after a break from education, you may be interested in getting a head start. Attend pre-session workshops just for you. Visit the workshops webpage (opens in a new window) for more information.