Arrival Workshops and Campus Tours

Arrival Essentials

In this workshop, facilitated by an International Student Advisor from Student Development International, you will learn the essentials to settling in, living and learning in your new environment. It is strongly advised that you attend this session as soon as possible after arriving at UNSW.

Register for Arrival Essentials sessions online via the SDI Online Booking System.


5, 7, 12, 14, 19 (latecomers) February 2019

10am - 12pm

Where: TBA

International Student Briefing Day

This International Student Briefing Day day is designed to introduce you to studying at UNSW and to provide you with a practical experience of attending lectures and learning in Australia. The one day event is suitable for undergraduate, postgraduate and research students. You will get the opportunity to meet other commencing students, UNSW staff and Student Development International Cultural Mentors.

Registration is required via the SDI Online Booking System. Research students (PhD and Masters by Research) who have difficulties using the SDI Online Booking System can register by sending an email to SDI with the details of their full name, student id number and degree program.


Friday, 8th February 2019

9am - 5pm

Where: CLB 7

Register for International Student Briefing Day via the SDI Online Booking System.

Under 18's Induction Day

This is a mandatory session for all students under 18 who have taken up UNSW's care, welfare and accommodation arrangements. The session is facilitated by International Student Advisors from Student Development International, who monitor the well-being of students under 18 years of age at UNSW. 


Friday, 15th February 2019

10am - 3pm

Where: TBA

Register for Under 18's Induction Day via the SDI Online Booking System.

Campus Tours

Joining a Student Development International campus tour is the best way to get to know the campus and other newly commencing international students. Tours are led by Cultural Mentors who will show you faculty buildings, important student services, printing and copying facilities, the best places to eat and much more. Parents and partners are also welcome.


5, 7, 12, 14, February 2019

12pm - 1pm

Where: Meet at International Student Lounge, Ground Floor John Goodsell Building

Register for Campus Tours via the SDI Online Booking System.