International Students

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Great Mates

A buddy program connecting locals and internationals.

We <3 INTL! 

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. 

Great Mates

Our brand new buddy program GREAT MATES connects international students with a local buddy for friendship, fun and guidance.

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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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With over 300 Clubs & Societies to choose from, you're sure to discover something you love.

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Culture Cafe

Participate in our fun and friendly English language practice program. Each week we meet up, talk about a topic and make 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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Stay in the loop

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

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Upcoming Events

Food Hub

Fri 31 Jul – Fri 25 Sep

Take what you need! Free food packs for UNSW students

Sexy Trivia

WK2Tue 22 Sep

Who's the most famous pornstar? What's a cloaca? Join our Sexy Trivia to put your sex knowledge to the test!

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PGC Cruise

WK9Thu 01 Oct

Enjoy a night of drinks, great food, music and games with your PGC peers!

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Membership Enquiries

A:Gate 5 on High St, UNSW

Arc Reception

P:(02) 9385 7700

H:10AM - 5PM

A:Gate 5 on High St, UNSW