International Students

Welcome to Sydney, and to the University of Sydney. To ensure you have a successful start to your new life in Sydney, come along to your welcome event and explore the information and resources available to you here.


Important note: If you are here to study for six or twelve months only and you are taking your academic credit back to your home university, you are a Sydney Abroad Student. If you will complete a full degree at the University of Sydney you are an International Full Degree Student.


Orientation 2015

We will be holding the following welcome sessions for Orientation 2015. We recommend you plan to arrive in Sydney at least one week before classes start in order to take full advantage of the Orientation activities that will happen on campus. You can check important dates here. We encourage you to attend the one that is relevant to you.

International Student Arrival Sessions

The International Student Arrival sessions provide you with for practical information to help you get settled in Sydney, find out about services and support at the University and ensure your first few weeks run as smoothly as possible. If you are studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of Sydney, make sure you arrive in time to attend at least one of these sessions to make sure you have all the information you need before you start studying. Campus tours and accommodation information sessions are held at the conclusion of the arrival sessions.

Date: Tuesday 24 February 2015
Location: The Great Hall, The Quadrangle, Camperdown Campus
Note: More details about this event will be available soon

International Undergraduate Full Degree Student Welcome and Orientation Day

This event is for international students who will study an undergraduate degree.

Session One:
Date: Wednesday 18 Feb 2015
Time: 9am - 1:30pm
Location: Eastern Avenue Lecture Theatre, Camperdown Campus

Session Two:
Date: Friday 20 February 2015
Time: 9am - 1:30pm
Location: Eastern Avenue Lecture Theatre, Camperdown Campus

Session Three:
Date: Thursday 26 February 2015
Time: 9am - 1:30pm
Location: Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Camperdown Campus

International Postgraduate Full Degree Student Welcome and Orientation Day

This event is for international students who will study a postgraduate degree.

Date: Tuesday 24 February 2015
Location: The Great Hall, The Quadrangle, Camperdown Campus
Note: More details about this event will be available soon

Sydney Abroad Students Welcome and Orientation Day

This event is for Sydney Abroad students, who will be studying as study abroad or exchange students for one or two semesters.

Date: Monday 23 February 2015
Location: The Great Hall, The Quadrangle, Camperdown Campus
Note: More details about this event will be available soon. Also note, you should attend a Meet and Greet Session, which are held between Monday 16 to Friday 20 February 2015.
Link: Check out the Sydney Abroad website to find out more.