Online Orientation for Arts and Social Science Students

Welcome videos

Faculty welcome

International student welcome


Message from the Dean

Claire Annesley, Dean of UNSW Arts and Social Science has a message for you


Undergraduate students

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences’ sample programs provide students with an example of how they should structure their degree. Please refer to the full list of sample programs for examples of how to structure your specific enrolment

Sample Programs


International students

International Student Welcome Event

Wednesday 9 September

Attend this welcome session to hear from our Dean Professor Claire Annesley and Associate Dean (International) Professor Marc Williams who will guide you through important steps for commencing your studies and ways to connect with staff and other students.

Find out more


Personalised English Language Enhancement (PELE)

You can improve your communication skills through a credit-bearing course called PELE.

For more information, you can have a look on the faculty website, or read more about online learning here.


School presentations

More about your faculty


Key faculty contacts

If you need assistance from someone in the faculty, find the best person to speak with via our key contacts page.

Sample programs and study plans

Need help about enrolment? Navigate your degree including a major, minor or electives by browsing these sample programs here.

Career-ready mentoring program

This program is available for penultimate or final year students, but you can start thinking about it as a new student!
Read more from a mentee and a mentor.

The Esme Timbery Creative Practice Lab

Being a student in our faculty is about being part of a supportive community, coming together to share interests and places. The 'Esme' is both a brand new building and a specialised arts lab within the School of the Arts & Media. Check out this special space.

Love what you do!

Curious about where a degree with us can take you? We support you to pursue your passion and find a career you love! Meet UNSW International Studies alumna, Natalie O'Brien, and find out why she loves working as Chief of Staff at Get Up. You can find out about other alumni here.



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