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Orientation Info for Postgraduates

UNSW Business School Postgraduate Orientation is a crucial stepping stone into studying business at UNSW, whether you are enrolling immediately following an Undergraduate degree or returning to study after a long break.

Postgraduate Orientation: 20 and 21 July 2017

Download the presentation slides from the UNSW Business School Welcome event on Day 1 and the Orientation Workshop on Day 2.

  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2

July 20
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Science Theatre (Map F13)

Download the UNSW Business School Welcome Presentation

The UNSW Business School Deputy Dean, Education, hosted the Welcome Evening. You heard from our successful alumni, met with your fellow students and networked with UNSW Business School academic and support staff.

Download presentation (pdf)

July 21
9:30am - 2:00pm
Ainsworth Seminar Rooms (Map J17)

Download the Orientation Workshops Presentations

The workshops provided an intensive orientation opportunity for Postgraduate students. The sessions introduced the technology services available to you, detailed key academic dates that you need to be aware of and outlined all the UNSW Business School Student Services that will support you while you are studying with us.

Workshop A

Master of Commerce and Master of Commerce Extension

Download workshop A presentation (pdf)

Workshop B

Master of Finance, Master of Financial Analysis, Master of Financial Planning, Master of Actuarial Studies, Master of Information, Systems Management, Master of International Business, Master of Marketing

Workshop C

Master of Professional Accounting

Download presentation for workshops B and C (pdf)

Additional Postgraduate Workshops

Additional workshops will be run during the first few weeks of semester, presented by Dr Louise Fitzgerald, Education Portfolio, UNSW Business School.

  • Week 1
  • Week 2
  • Week 3

Tue 25 July 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ainsworth Seminar Rooms (Map J17)

Studying Business with Mindfulness

Learn about the Business School’s goals and values underpinning your program of study; how mindfulness and sound study strategies can set you up for success.

Register

Thu 3 August 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ainsworth Seminar Rooms (Map J17)

Writing and Researching for Business

Most assessment tasks in the Business School require well developed researching and writing skills and these work in tandem with critical thinking. Learn about how argumentation combines all three essential skills.

Register

Thu 10 August 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ainsworth Seminar Rooms (Map J17)

Getting the most from Lectures, Tutorials and Workshops in Business:

A workshop on preparing for and participating in Business classes. We consider why your performance in group work matters.

Register

Postgraduate orientation program

Semester 2, 2016

UNSW Business School Postgraduate welcome

Thursday 21 July 2016
4.30pm - 8.00pm

Matthews A Lecture Theatre - Map Reference - F23

How to get to UNSW

  • Join us for interactive tours around the campus.
  • Be welcomed by the Dean, Professor Chris Styles.
  • Hear about the range of academic and extra-curricular opportunities and support services available to you.
  • Share the study and work experiences of a notable Alumni.
  • Be introduced to our Staff and Societies.
  • Complete the welcome with a casual catered reception for you to network and socialise with your new peers, our academic and professional staff.

Orientation workshops

Workshop 1

Thursday 21 July, 2016
1–2 pm

Central Lecture Block 7

Studying Business with Mindfulness

Learn about the Business School’s goals and values underpinning your program of study; how mindfulness and sound study strategies can set you up for success.

Workshop 2

Friday 22 July 2016
11am – 12pm

Ainsworth G03

Writing and Researching for Business

Most assessment tasks in the Business School require well developed researching and writing skills and these work in tandem with critical thinking. Learn about how argumentation combines all three essential skills.

Other essential info

Other Faculty welcomes

For students studying dual degrees, please attend other Faculty welcomes

How to get your student ID

Student ID cards are issued to all students to have access university services

What's next?

Be prepared for starting university by attending Orientation and know more about settling in