News and Events

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Below is a list of selected news and events.

Log in to the workshop booking system to see a full listing of workshops for international students.

Workshop: Getting Back to GOOD Standing

26 Jul 2017 – 9 Aug 2017

SDI is running workshops offering international students  practical, useful and time-tested strategies applicable to University study.

Are you new to UNSW? Join a Peer Mentoring Program

Are you new to UNSW? Join a Peer Mentoring Program

Published: 25 July 2017

Peer Mentoring Programs match you with an experienced student who has successfully completed their first year at UNSW, and can pass on their knowledge and experience to you. It’s an excellent way to get all your questions about uni answered, find support and hopefully form friendships and networks during the early weeks of your first year.

July Careers Expo

26 Jul 2017

Come to the UNSW July Careers Expo on Wednesday 26 July 2017 at the John Niland Scientia Building and score an internship or graduate job. Employers will be recruiting from all faculties, including Engineering, IT and Business. The Expo is a free event and is open to all current and recently graduated UNSW students.

Excursion to IKEA

22 Jul 2017

An opportunity for international students to go to IKEA in Tempe. Students will be able to tour the premises as well as purchase inexpensive tableware/glassware to use during their studies in Sydney. Full details will be sent to registered students.

Interchange: Find your inner Entrepreneur

Interchange: Find your inner Entrepreneur

Published: 29 June 2017

Open to all undergrad and postgrad international students, Interchange is a 4 day TED style conference program. Applications close soon!

myExperience: free cupcakes at Paddington!

30 May 2017

The myExperience survey for Semester One (T1) courses is now open! To celebrate, come and grab a free gelato in return for completing a survey about your experience of learning and teaching at UNSW. All responses are confidential. 

International student survey 2017

International student survey 2017

Published: 16 May 2017

Have your say and be in with a chance of winning one of the following prizes:

  • Microsoft Surface Pro 4
  • iPad Air 2
  • 1 of 2 Apple watches series 2
  • 1 of 2 Fitbit Flex
STUDY SMART: Techniques for Less Stressful Exam Preparation

STUDY SMART: Techniques for Less Stressful Exam Preparation

Published: 10 May 2017

Before you know it Exam time will be here. Will you be ready? Would you like to be better prepared? The Educational Support Service will be conducting workshops on how to be better prepared for and minimise the stress of exams.

SDI Movie and Pizza Night

28 Apr 2017

Come along to SDI’s Movie and Pizza Night for a great night of film, friends and loads of fun. The event costs just $3 for the movie, popcorn and pizza. We also like heading down to the Campus Pub for a few drinks afterwards.

Completing Student Workshops

21 Apr 2017

These workshops assist you to move on from your studies at UNSW. Whether you are returning home, moving to another country, or planning to stay in Australia, SDI conducts a series of informative seminars for all completing international students.