It's time to get out in the sunlight and grow wild! Thrive in the fun and friendships to be found as you explore O-Week and sow the seeds of your university life. Whether you’re a first-year fresh out of high school, a second-year who missed out on student life last year, or an older student coming back for another year, O-Week has something for everyone!

Join your student organisation, Arc, make new friends at games and activities running throughout the week; sign-up to clubs and student societies; get your questions answered at your faculty welcome; and go on the famous Yellow Shirt tour.

Click attending on the Facebook event, bookmark this page, and check back as we reveal all the fun we have in stall for O-Week in the weeks leading up to it.


O-Week Must-Do List

  1. Join Arc and unlock your student experience!
    From Clubs, Volunteering and student Publications, to Sport, Wellness and Help for all things uni — Arc is your key to the best student experience.
  2. Attend your Official Welcome & your Faculty Welcome including live Q&A sessions and resource packs.
    Make sure you're all set up for uni, get your questions answered and find helpful info for international students.
  3. Sign up to as many Clubs as possible!
    Check out the 300+ clubs we have on offer with our Clubs Directory and then visit their stalls at O-Week to find out more. Sign up to join via our online platform SpArc and get involved in their club events!
  4. Take a Yellow Shirts Campus Tour
    Join the Yellow Shirts on a tour either in person or online to discover all the secrets of campus. 
  5. Hang out with us either irl or online!
    Come along to our fun activities and exciting events, meet your new BFFs and grab some freebies to start the year off with a bang!

More fun to explore at O-Week

Get Involved!

From Clubs to Sport, Wellness to Volunteering, Creative to Sustainability Arc is your key to the best student experience.

Get Involved!

Clubs

Visit all the Clubs (and find your faves) with our handy directory!

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What's On!

Find our full list of what's happening at O-Week! From tours, socials and big fun to epic night events - there's something for everyone!

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O-Week Online!

Experience the magic of the largest university orientation in the southern hemisphere... all from the comfort and safety of your own home!

Find out more!

Campus Tours

Join us online or IRL for a tour of our big ol' campus to learn where your classes will be, where to find faculty help and where to get the best coffee on campus.

Join a tour

Getting to O-Week

Are you a PT person or are you looking to drive (& park!) at uni? The campus is fully accessible!

Find out more here

UNSW Orientation

Faculty welcomes, info packs and your questions answered! Find out essential information on classes, key dates and exclusive opportunities.

Get Keen!

O-Week Scavenger Hunt

Complete the photo challenges while getting involved in everything O-Week has to offer! Have a blast, get some cute pics for the 'gram and win some sweet prizes

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O-Week Digital Map

​To help you explore everything at O-Week, we've made this map to help you find out what, where and when things are happening!

Check out the Digital Map!

Food Hub - 2022

Wed 04 May – Fri 16 Dec

Take what you need! Free food packs for UNSW students

State of Origin (18+)

WK2Wed 08 Jun – Wed 13 Jul

Blue or Maroon, cockroach or cane toad, regardless of who you support, there’s no better place to spend state of...

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DJ Comp (18+)

WK4Tue 21 Jun – Wed 29 Jun

Get the decks out because it’s time to put your mixes to the test for our Ultimate DJ Competition!

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Arc Wellness | Pat-a-Pup

Tue 28 Jun – Wed 29 Jun

Green Fest

WK5Thu 30 Jun – Fri 01 Jul

Saving the planet is a mammoth task, but Green Fest is here to show you where to start!

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Pottery Break | Arc Wellness

WK5Thu 30 Jun – Fri 01 Jul

Join Arc

Clubs

Sport

Art & Design

Volunteering

Publications

UNSW Services

O-Week

P:(02) 9065 0909

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

Arc Reception

P:(02) 9065 0900

E:reception@arc.unsw.edu.au

H:10AM - 5PM

A:Gate 5 on High St, UNSW