Your official introduction and welcome to UNSW College.

Smiling students standing in front of building

Orientation is essential for all new students studying at UNSW College and includes resources, events and information sessions designed to get you ready and set up for day one of your course. 

  At Orientation, you will: 

  • Meet teachers, classmates and support staff. 
  • Receive detailed course and timetable information 
  • Set up your online accounts  
  • Learn about academic and wellbeing support available 
  • Join a campus tour 
  • Enjoy social activities and have fun! 

To learn more about Orientation and get set up for your course, visit the UNSW College Student Hub

Your Orientation sessions

Attendance at Orientation is compulsory for all students. Orientations run over two days for some programs, and you must attend both days.

  • Diploma program  Orientation day Start of Week One


    Diploma in Architecture

    Diploma in Business

    Diploma in Computer Science

    Diploma in Engineering

    Diploma in Media & Communication

    Diploma in Science


    11 Jan 2024
    12 Jan 2024

    15 Jan 2024
  • Foundation Studies Orientation day Classes start
    Standard Foundation Program 27 Mar 2024
    28 Mar 2024
    1 Apr 24
    Standard Plus Foundation Program 9 Jan 2024
    10 Jan 2024
    15 Jan 2024
    Extended Foundation Program 19 Jun 2024
    20 Jun 2024
    24 Jun 2024
    Transition Program

    4 Jan 2024

    5 Jan 2024

    8 Jan 2024
  • Academic English program  Orientation day Classes start

    University English Entry Course (UEEC)

    Essential Academic English (EAE)

    Foundation English Entry Course (FEEC)

    Tertiary Orientation Program

    8 Jan 2024 8 Jan 2023
  • Pre-Masters Orientation day Classes start
    Pre-Masters 1 May 2024 6 May 2024

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Diploma & Foundation Studies
UNSW College™ currently delivers Diplomas and Foundation Studies on behalf of UNSW Sydney - CRICOS Provider Code 00098G; UNSW Sydney TEQSA Provider ID: PRV12055 (Australian University).

From 26 August 2024, UNSW College™ will commence delivery of Diplomas and Foundation Studies under its own CRICOS Provider Code - 01020K and TEQSA Provider ID: PRV13020 (Institute of Higher Education).

From 6 May 2024, UNSW College™ will commence delivery of the Pre-Masters Program under CRICOS Provider Code 01020K and TEQSA Provider ID: PRV13020 (Institute of Higher Education).

Academic English
UNSW College™ delivers Academic English under CRICOS Provider code 01020K. See unswcollege.edu.au/esos for more information.

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