International Students

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G'day and welcome to Australia, to Sydney, and to your life at UNSW.

Having students from diverse backgrounds is one of the best parts of student life. Arc is proud to provide heaps of fun ways for international and local students to connect, have fun and thrive. We support Clubs, facilitate Volunteering, host Events, put on Sport, Help students, run Wellness programs and Heaps More. You have to join to get access to all the benefits, but once you're in, get ready for a wild ride! Arc will help you make friends, gain skills, tick things off your bucket list and so much more. 

Arc Goes To

Throughout the year Arc Goes To will take you all over Sydney and NSW on cheap and cheerful adventures to iconic Aussie places.

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Connect with new friends over hobbies, skills or games — there are 300+ to choose from!

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Culture Cafe

Each week Culture Cafe meets up (in person or online) to play games, chat in English, snack, and make friends!

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International Student Support

Being in a new country can be challenging, but there are heaps of ways you can get support with everything from food to friends.

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Sport is an awesome way to meet new people and work out at the same time. Check out the depth and breadth of Arc Sport today.

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Joining a volunteering program is a great way to meet people outside your classes, plus you get plenty of warm and fuzzies along the way.

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Getting help is something every student will need to do while at uni. If you have any issues with academic advocacy, legal advice or visas, book an appointment.

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SRC & Collectives

There are student collectives to represent all students. Meet up with the one that tickles your fancy.

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Join Arc to start getting access to all the benefits! Plus it's free!

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Upcoming Events

VG Workouts Registration

WK1Mon 27 May

Village Green Workouts are back and ready for you to take part! Surround yourself with good energy and like minded...

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Visas Seminar

WK3Mon 13 Jun

Familiarise yourself with the pathways available to obtaining an employment visa as a postgraduate university student.

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Learn To Play Registration

WK1Mon 27 May – Thu 01 Aug

Drop in for one session or come along weekly! Learn to Play is your chance to try your hand at a new sport on...

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Launch Week

WK1Mon 27 May – Sat 01 Jun

What better way to kick off your academic calendar than with our very first LAUNCH WEEK of the year!

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Membership Enquiries

A:Gate 5 on High St, UNSW

Arc Reception

P:(02) 9065 0900

H:10AM - 5PM

A:Gate 5 on High St, UNSW