Postgraduate Student Events

Postgrad Student

Welcome to postgraduate study at the University of Sydney. Whether you completed your undergraduate degree here or at another institution, we strongly encourage all newly commencing postgraduate students to attend:

  1. The Postgraduate Welcome
  2. Your Faculty Welcome

If you are part of another faculty, please check your faculty website for details of orientation and information sessions they may be running.

If you are an international full-degree postgraduate student you should also attend the International Student Welcome.

For further information about graduate studies at the University of Sydney, please visit the Graduate Studies Office website.


Postgraduate Welcome for all commencing students

When: Monday 28 July 2014, 5pm–8pm
Where: MacLaurin Hall, The Quadrangle, Camperdown Campus

Join us for a welcome and information session for commencing research and coursework students, followed by an informal social event organised by Student Support Services.

Come along and meet your fellow postgraduate students and vital staff from key areas at the University of Sydney. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions about life and postgraduate study in a panel discussion with staff from the:


Find out more about support and resources available to postgraduate students.


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences


Postgraduate Student Coursework Information Session
When: Thursday 24 July 2014, 3.30pm–5pm
Where: General Lecture Theatre, The Quadrangle, Camperdown Campus

Introduction to academic support, FASS student administration and postgraduate support networks.

Registration for this event is essential via the website.

Postgraduate Coursework Welcome Evening
When: Thursday 24 July 2014, 5pm–6.30pm
Where: MacLaurin Hall, The Quadrangle, Camperdown Campus

Peer networking and introduction to academic teaching staff.

Registration for this event is essential via the website.


Faculty of Engineering and IT


Postgraduate Orientation
When: Thursday 24 July 2014, 5.15pm-7pm
Where: Farrell Lecture Theatre, PNR Building, Darlington Campus

Register for this event.


Sydney College of the Arts


Postgraduate Orientation Session
When: Monday 28 July 2014, 11am–1pm
Where: Seminar Room 1, Building 24, Rozelle Campus

Orientation is compulsory for all commencing Graduate School students. For more information please visit the website.