PG orientation

Orientation Info for Postgraduates

Postgraduate Orientation: 21 and 22 February 2018

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.

  • DAY 1
  • DAY 2

The UNSW Business School Dean will host a Welcome Evening. You’ll hear from our successful alumni, meet your fellow students and network with UNSW Business School academics and support staff.

 Date: 21 February 2018
 Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
 Location: Science Theatre (F13) & Science Theatre Lawn



Orientation Workshops

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

Workshop A - MCOM, MCOM EXT

 Date: Thursday 22 February 2018
 Time: 9:30am
 Location: CLB 2


 Date: Thursday 22 February 2018
 Time: 9:30am
 Location: CLB 4

Workshop C - MPROF ACC

 Date: Thursday 22 February 2018
 Time: 9:30am
 Location: CLB 7

Session 1: Moodle and library resources
These physical and online resources will enrich your learning experience.

Session 2: Career development and student opportunities

Session 3: GSA and ARC
Hear from the Graduate Student Association (GSA) and ARC, they’ll make your uni life fun, personally rewarding and more affordable.

Session 4: Meet your Academic Advisors and Program Directors

Session 5: Postgraduate study skills


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

 Date: Wednesday 28 February
 Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
 Location: Ainsworth GO2

Studying Business with Mindfulness

Learn about the Business School's goals for its graduates and how mindfulness can help you identify and achieve your own


 Date: Thursday 8 March
 Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
 Location: OMB 230

Researching and Writing for Business

This is a 'hands-on' session for learning how to think critically, analyse and solve business-related problems


 Date: Wednesday 14 March
 Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm
 Location: Law Theatre G02

How are you going to prepare yourself to contribute to a flourishing society over your lifetime?

UNSW subscribes to the Principles of Responsible Management Education, which means that the University is committed to “develop the capabilities of students to be future generators of sustainable value for business and society at large and to work for an inclusive and sustainable global economy.” This workshop will cover how you can approach your degree with this aim in mind.

Presenter: A/Professor Anthony Asher

Learn about the Business School’s approach to Responsible Business and Management Practices; why these principles matter and how they apply in PG courses across the School.

Presenter: Dr Zhila Bahman


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