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 you to attend:

  1. Postgraduate welcome for all commencing students
  2. Faculty welcomes:

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

Date: Monday 3 March, 5pm–7.30pm
Location: MacLaurin Hall, The Quadrangle, Camperdown Campus
Details: 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 here.

All commencing postgraduate students will be sent an email invite in February.



Faculty welcomes

Architecture, Design and Planning

Date: Thursday 27 February, 6pm–8pm
Location: Wilkinson Building, City Road, Darlington Campus
Details: All postgraduate students are invited to an orientation presentation followed by canapés. Find out more details on the Architecture website.


Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Postgraduate Coursework Student Welcome and Orientation

Date: Thursday 27 February, 4.30pm–6.30pm
Details: The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences warmly invite all new enrolling postgraduate coursework students in to attend the Faculty Postgraduate Coursework Welcome on Thursday 27 February 2014. This is an opportunity for new postgraduate students to meet academic staff and fellow students, and to learn about the important services available to them as a student at the university.

New postgraduate students are strongly encouraged to register to attend.



Business School

Postgraduate Orientation Welcome Event

Date: Tuesday 25 February, 4pm–7pm
Location: York Theatre, Seymour Centre, Corner of City Road and Cleveland Street, Darlington Campus
Details: All new postgraduate coursework students of the Business School are invited to attend the Postgraduate Orientation Welcome Event. Find out more details on the Business School website.
RSVP: To attend this event, and other Postgraduate Orientation events, register now.

Postgraduate Orientation Information Expo

Date: Wednesday 26 February, 12pm–1pm
Location: Merewether Courtyard, City Road, Darlington Campus
Details: Come along to the Information Expo to meet with representatives of Business School clubs and Societies, PASS team, Maths workshops, Sydney Uni Sports and Fitness, The Student Information Office and sign up for Peer Mentoring while enjoying a free lunch. Then get to know your way around by joining a free campus tour. Find out more details on the Business School website.
RSVP: To attend this event, and other Postgraduate Orientation events, register now.

Program specific sessions and Transition sessions

The Business School will hold sessions that are tailored specifically for certain coursework programs. Download the Program Specific Session Schedule and ensure you attend the one suitable for you.

Whether you have just finished another degree or have been working for some time, the Business School Postgraduate Transition sessions focus on skills that will help you succeed on your new learning journey. Download the Postgraduate Transition Session Schedule to find out what's on offer. Please note, students MUST register if you wish to attend a transition session as places are limited. Register now.

Find out more details on the Business School website


Engineering & IT

Postgraduate Research Student Orientation

Date: Thursday 27 February, 4pm–5pm
Location: Civil Engineering Drawing Office, Civil Engineering Building, Shepherd Street, Darlington Campus
Details: Find out more

Postgraduate Coursework Student Welcome and Orientation

Date: Thursday 27 February, 5.15pm onwards
Location: PNR Lecture Theatre 2, PNR Building, Maze Crescent, Darlington Campus
Details: Representatives from the Faculty, the SciTech Library and the International Office will provide essential information on resources available to students. Light refreshments will be available from 4.45pm.
RSVP: Register now


Health Sciences: Graduate Entry Masters Degree Sessions

Date: Thursday 27 February, 9am–3.30pm
Location: E101, Building C, East Street, Cumberland Campus, Lidcombe
Details: The Faculty of Health Sciences will hold orientation events throughout the day for postgraduate students, including welcome talks, discipline talks and afternoon cocktails. Lunch will also be provided. Find out the details on the Health Sciences website.


Sydney Medical School

Date: Wednesday 26 February, 4.30pm–6.30pm
Location: Burkitt-Ford Lounge, Edward Ford Building, Fisher Road, Camperdown Campus
Details: Come and meet the Dean of Sydney Medical School, the Deputy Head of the School of Public Health, talk to lecturers, tutors, and other students. For those new to Sydney, you might like to join a campus tour at 4.30pm, just before the Welcome commences at 5pm. Find out more on the Sydney Medical School website.
RSVP: Register your attendance here


Faculty of Pharmacy

Date: Tuesday 11 February, 9.00am–2.30pm
Location: Pharmacy Lecture Theatre Room N342, Pharmacy Building, Science Road, Camperdown Campus
Details: Master of Pharmacy orientation and enrolment session. Students enrolling in the Master of Pharmacy will recieve a full orientation into the program as well as complete their enrolment.