News and Events

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Below is a list of selected news and events.

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Campus Security Services: New Look

Campus Security Services: New Look

Published: 6 October 2017

Campus Security now have a new look, with smart red uniforms replacing the old green and black. You’ll see lots of new faces among the Security staff, too.

Drop-in marquee for interpreting your study planner

3 Oct 2017 – 20 Oct 2017

The Your Study Planner is a tool that will help you to plan your future course enrolments, as a supplement to the UNSW Handbook. It is important that you review Your Study Planner because it will help you identify which courses you will need to undertake from 2018 in order to complete your degree on schedule.

Be a Cultural Mentor - Apply Now

Be a Cultural Mentor - Apply Now

Published: 22 September 2017

Use your knowledge and experience as a senior Local or International student to help newly arrived international students adjust and feel at home in their new environment.

Applications close - Friday 29 September 2017.

Cultural Mentor Information Session

22 Sep 2017

Come along to this information session and find everything you need to know about the Cultural Mentoring Program. Learn about some of the benefits of the Program, what is required and meet other students interested in applying.

Find out more

Are you a daily lens wearer? Would you like to try new lens cases for 2 months?

Published: 18 September 2017

Researchers at The School of Optometry and Vision Science, The University of New South Wales are seeking volunteer participants to use antimicrobial and non-antimicrobial contact lens cases so that the researchers can compare their contamination rates. Participants will be provided with a $10 vouchers on 2nd and 3rd visits to compensate for their costs incurred in attending the study visits.

Fieldwork Grants for Postgraduate Research International Students

Fieldwork Grants for Postgraduate Research International Students

Published: 13 September 2017

18 Grants of $2,000 are available.

Apply now

International Students Careers Week (WK7)

4 Sep 2017 – 7 Sep 2017

International students! Are you ready to discover your career? Join UNSW Careers and Employment, featured employers and international employment experts for a week of seminars, panels and online events specifically designed for UNSW international students.

Register and find out more

UNSW Advantage Quiz and Uni-Verse Competition

UNSW Advantage Quiz and Uni-Verse Competition

Published: 22 August 2017

Uni-Verse, UNSW's Official App and UNSW Advantage are giving you the chance to WIN this Semester! Enter the competition

Language Exchange Program

Language Exchange Program

Published: 2 August 2017

Semester 2 applications for the Language Exchange Program close 10 August 2017.

My Guide for New International Students

My Guide for New International Students

Published: 27 July 2017

My Guide provides new international students with key dates, information on arrival services, social activities and useful contacts ensuring they have the tools to transition from domestic to international studies with ease.