Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences – Postgraduate Orientation Program


Postgraduate Welcome

For all new Postgraduate students

Congratulations on accepting your offer to complete postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney. Your studies officially begin with your Postgraduate Orientation on Thursday 1 March 2018.

Your Postgraduate Orientation includes the:

  • Postgraduate Induction Session: Hear from experts on succeeding at a postgraduate level in the Arts and Social Sciences.
  • Postgraduate Welcome: Celebrate the start of your studies in our historic Great Hall in the Quadrangle and meet other new students, academics and professional staff over food and drinks.

Registration for both is essential and you can register using the form below.

Postgraduate Induction Session

At the Postgraduate Induction Session*, you will:

  • Hear from our experts on everything you need to know about commencing your study and understanding your course.
  • Learn about the opportunities available to you as an Arts and Social Sciences student including skill development classes and Postgraduate only facilities.
  • Find out how to access student support resources such as My Studies and My Finance
  • Go on a guided tour of your postgraduate community space.

*Master of Teaching and Master of Social Work (Qualifying) students will be attending a seperate session but are welcome to attend the Postgraduate Welcome.

Postgraduate Welcome

At the Postgraduate Welcome, you will:

  • Join us for food, drinks and live music to formally celebrate the start of your studies in our iconic Great Hall in the Quadrangle, our grand Victorian Gothic revival hall built in 1859.
  • Be introduced to your Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator, the senior academic who is an expert in your field and who you can ask any questions about success in your studies and career.
  • Meet other new postgraduate students in your degree and get to know them in a friendly setting before classes start.
  • Congratulate our Postgraduate Award winners and hear expert advice from senior academic and professional staff in the Faculty.

Postgraduate Orientation Program Details

Event details to add to your calendar
When: Thursday 1st of March, 2018
Postgraduate Coursework Information Session: 3:00pm-4:00pm, the Great Hall, Quadrangle [Map]
Postgraduate Coursework and Research Welcome Reception: 5:00pm-6:30pm, the Great Hall, Quadrangle [Map]


It is no longer possible to RSVP to this event. Email fass.studentprograms@sydney.edu.au if you would like to attend the Orientation day on the 26th of July.

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