Meet The Team

Meet the stars behind O-Week.

With astronomical knowledge comes a great O-Week.

Meet our behind-the-scenes Organising Team, in charge of everything from daily events and activities to tours to organising the 300+ Yellow Shirts around campus during the week.

Brendon Kim

O-Week Coordinator

Favourite place on campus: The Roundhouse. The good vibes are coming back!

Favourite place to eat: The Terraces are my go to place for whenever I’m feeling indecisive. There’s pasta on the left, burritos on the right, and nasi goreng in the middle to appease my belly.

Top of your bucket list: Visit a packed out World Cup soccer game. Russia and Qatar here I come?

Best tip for O-Week: Every day and night of O-Week has something new installed from exciting social events and an engaging entertainment package.

One piece of advice for first years: Use your first year to suss out the clubs and societies that tickle your fancy. 

Catherine Rich

Recruitment and Development Coordinator

Favourite place on campus: Always a fan of out on the quad in the sun or at the tables with power points around campus, otherwise at the arc office when the rain starts!

Favourite place to eat: Depends on time of day either Whitehouse or Stellinis

Top of your bucket list: Same as it has been for a while now, See the Northern Lights

Best tip for O-Week: Have a go at everything, there are heaps of prizes to be won and awesome and different clubs and societies to join!

One piece of advice for first years: Don’t be afraid to try something new! Join a club, try a new sport, push yourself outside your comfort zone, you really do make the most of uni when you do!

Richard Hung Le

Training Coordinator

Favourite place on campus: Top of Scientia Building

Favourite place to eat: Q Lounge for Mid Campus and Tropical Green for Upper Campus

Top of your bucket list: See the Northern Lights

Best tip for O-Week: Participate in the Social Events run daily to win free tickets to the Thursday night party which is always sold out!  

One piece of advice for first years: Get Involved! University has so much on offer, it’s up to you to take it and make the most of the opportunity. You won’t get the chance again.

JinJin Yang

Wellbeing Coordinator

Favourite place on campus: Arc office 

Favourite place to eat: Stellinis!!

Top of your bucket list: Paragliding or hot air ballooning

Best tip for O-Week: If you wanna get the most out of O-Week I’d plan everything that you want to go to everyday including info talks/tours/free food 

One piece of advice for first years: Put yourself out there - through societies like joining them or even try out for subcommittee applications

Daniel Lim

Site & Sponsorship Coordinator

Favourite place on campus: Design studio in the civil engineering building

Favourite place to eat: Whitehouse

Top of your bucket list: Summit Mt. Everest

Best tip for O-Week: Visit all of the cool sponsors scattered around uni for heaps of freebies!

One piece of advice for first years: Work hard, play hard!

William Goh

Clubs & Sports Coordinator

Favourite place on campus: Arc Clubs Office (free coffee)

Favourite place to eat: Q-Lounge

Top of your bucket list: See the Northern Lights

Best tip for O-Week: Grab as many freebies as you can!

One piece of advice for first years: Have fun!

Clinton Chan

Activities & Activations Coordinator

Favourite Place on campus: Material sciences building. I spend more time there than I do at home during exam period. It even has sleeping places!

Favourite place to eat: Village Cafe. I go there so often for a cheap sandwich that the owners know my name and always call me by my first name

Top of your bucket list: To travel from the top of India to the bottom

Best tip for O-Week: Try and come everyday so you get to experience the magic we've got set up for each day of O-Week!

One piece of advice for first years: Make friends with people you don't normally make friends with. A lot of students tend to stick to similar social groups that they knew in high school, or within their own faculty. To get the most out of uni, it's important to befriend as many different people as possible.

Sharon Wong

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Favourite place on campus: Rupert Myers Courtyard in front of Optometry Clinic - one of the most peaceful places to go to eat lunch, take a nap, or to read a book!

Favourite place to eat: Q-Lounge for the massive quad box portions and 10/10 iced coffee, or Guzman Y Gomez for dem burritos

Top of your bucket list: See the ancient pyramids, the tombs, and labyrinths of Egypt!

Best tip for O-Week: Join a tour, a club (or five), and participate in the awesome daily activities to meet new people and gear up for the oncoming year!

One piece of advice for first years: Aside from focussing on studies, get involved with extracurriculars to meet lifelong friends, gain invaluable experiences, and to get the most out of your time at uni. You’ll never have the same opportunity again!

Nelson Tang

Tours and Logistics Coordinator

Favourite place on campus: Quad Lawn! Good place to soak up some sun, eat and chat with friends,

Favourite place to eat: Mmmmm hard question, I’d have to give this one to Mamak down at terraces! Old and faithful, chicken laksa or penang chicken and rice are my go to’s.

Top of your bucket list: Travelling around europe with a dog

Best tip for O-Week: Have fun and do everything and talk to everyone! Join all the societies you can, go on all the slides and get all the freebies :D

One piece of advice for first years: Find something that makes you way to stay at uni after class :)

Henry Zhu

Events and Production Coordinator

Favourite place on campus: The weird little quiet space between Village Green and Main Walkway

Favourite place to eat: Guzman y Gomez

Top of your bucket list: Get 1,000 likes on my meme page

Best tip for O-Week: Come to as many days as you can, you never know what you can do or who you might meet xD

One piece of advice for first years: Get yourself a sleeping mask and go to the soft chairs for Level 3 Main Library if you desperately need a good nap time

O-Week

P:02 9385 7746

E:o.week@arc.unsw.edu.au