Welcome to the University of Sydney!

At Orientation Week you’ll get to know what life as a university student is all about. This is your opportunity to get ready for your course, explore campus and start making friends before lectures begin.

Sign up or log in to create you own personalised schedule and check out the full program to fill up your week with useful info sessions, social activities and more. Don’t forget to utilise our first-year checklist, so you’re ready to go from day one.

What to do Click here

What to do at Orientation

New to Sydney Click here

New to Sydney?

How to get here Click here

How to get here

Upcoming events

  • Medicine orientation day 1
    Jan 29, 8AM - 2PM Medicine orientation day 1
  • Medicine microscope induction
    Jan 29, 2PM - 5PM Medicine microscope induction
  • Medicine BBQ
    Jan 30, 2PM - 4PM Medicine BBQ
  • Medicine orientation day 2 - clinical schools
    Jan 31, 8AM - 5PM Medicine orientation day 2 - clinical schools
  • Medicine statement of expectations workshop
    Feb 01, 12PM - 5PM Medicine statement of expectations workshop
  • View the full program

Orientation Week program

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Faculty / school welcomes

Essential info about your course.

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Other student welcomes

Additional welcome events to help you settle in.

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Information sessions

Pick up important skills that will benefit you during your degree.

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USU OWeek events

The USU’s OWeek festival showcases the best of student life.

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Don't miss any of the Orientation Week action.
Plan your week with our free mobile app.



Snap, tweet and post your Orientation Week adventure and share with your friends using #usydoweek.


If you have any questions about Orientation Week events, please contact our Orientation team, or look out for staff wearing red ‘Ask me’ badges during the week!

For all other queries, get in touch with our enquiries team.

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