News and Events

Subscribe to the international student newsletter for announcements about upcoming events and important information regarding international student life and academic matters. We also love publishing contributions from students so please email your photos and stories to s.chikazaza@unsw.edu.au

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.


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.

Lord Mayor's Welcome for International Students

4 Apr 2017

UNSW Sydney and the City of Sydney warmly invite you to join the Lord Mayor Clover Moore at the Lord Mayor’s official Welcome to International Students. This annual event celebrates the start of your educational journey in Sydney and the beginning of a life-long connection with our city.

Road safety tips for changed traffic conditions

Road safety tips for changed traffic conditions

Published: 23 March 2017

Stay safe crossing roads around campus.

International Student Feedback Forum

14 Mar 2017

This forum is designed to assist Student Life and Learning in improving our services and programs for International Students. Come along and meet with Sandra Norris (Director, Student Life and Learning) and Jan Thomas (Manager Student Development), and tell us how we might add to the services we provide. Bring your ideas, feedback and enthusiasm! Student Development is committed to providing opportunities for staff and students to work together. LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED!

Information Session: How to Reduce your Study Load

SDI is running an information session for international students about the application process to reduce your study load and the criteria you need to meet.

International Student Workshop: Develop Your Communication Skills

23 Feb 2017

This workshop will help you become an effective and confident communicator in an Australian setting. Leaning culturally appropriate ways of participating is an essential skill for academic and social success. There will be an emphasis on making social contact and getting to know people.

International Student Workshop: Develop Your Communication Skills

21 Feb 2017

This workshop will help you become an effective and confident communicator in an Australian setting. Leaning culturally appropriate ways of participating is an essential skill for academic and social success. There will be an emphasis on making social contact and getting to know people.

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