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 Workshop: Develop Your Communication Skills

20 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

22 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 Employability Guide

International Student Employability Guide

Published: 11 January 2017

Download the International Student Employability Guide (PDF, 2.5mb, 25 pages) for helpful career and employment tips for international students throughout your time at UNSW and beyond.

Under 18's Arrival Essentials 2

29 Mar 2017

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.

Seminar for Parents/Family/Caregivers (English)

17 Feb 2017

A Seminar for Parents/Family/Caregivers will provide an overview of the requirements of student life at UNSW, including advice for your parents/family/caregivers to help you succeed in your studies. An International Student Advisor will be available to answer any questions. The seminar is delivered in English and Chinese Mandarin. No registration required. 

International Student Briefing Day

17 Feb 2017

This briefing 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.

Moonlight Cinema

25 Mar 2017

Come join us at the Moonlight Cinema at Centennial Park where we can enjoy the company of friends while watching a movie under the stars with food and beverage available for purchase.

Women Health and Wellbeing Seminar

2 Mar 2017

Designed by women for women, this workshop, open to female students only and facilitated by a female International Student Advisor and a female GP from UNSW Health Services, provides participants with advice and information regarding health issues affecting women, life saving practices for better health and well-being and the opportunity to share experiences, discuss and ask questions whilst making friends, in a very casual and relaxed setting over free afternoon tea. Everything shared and discussed is fully confidential! Come along! Look after yourself! Self-care is important!!!

Seminar for Parents/Family/Caregivers (Chinese)

17 Feb 2017

A Seminar for Parents/Family/Caregivers will provide an overview of the requirements of student life at UNSW, including advice for your parents/family/caregivers to help you succeed in your studies. An International Student Advisor will be available to answer any questions. The seminar is delivered in English and Chinese Mandarin. No registration required. 

Arrival Essentials

14 Feb 2017

In this presentation you will learn the essentials about living and learning in a new environment. It is strongly advised you attend this session as soon as possible after arriving at UNSW.

Students who sign up will be sent an email with detailed instructions for the day.

Registration: SDI Online Booking Tool

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