Student Survival Guide

Your go-to how-to for starting uni

Uni can be pretty full on, hey? Don't stress! 

We're here to guide you through it. Take our quizzes below to kick start your life outside the classroom, find resources for academic advocacy, legal help and student wellbeing across our website and don't forget to take our virtual campus tour below to get acquainted with UNSW from afar.

O-Week Online Checklist

What's your uni future (Iso Edition)?

Where do I start?

O-Week Online!


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Step 1: Join Arc

With access to Clubs, Volunteering, resources, career opportunities, campus hang-outs and so much more, this one's a no-brainer.

Join now!

Which Sport should I play?

Not sure which Sport to focus on this year or just want to try something new? Take our quiz to find out which Sport suits you.

Take the quiz

Which Club should I join? Horoscope Edition

Something must be in retrograde, because we're in the mood to shake things up and try something new. Find your new fave club (based on your horoscope, of course) here.

Find out!

How do I get involved online?

The world has moved online this year and we followed suit. Make sure to tune in throughout O-Week and the rest of term to heaps of activities, events, services and competitions — all online!

Tune in Online

Where should I Volunteer?

Even while we can't be together on campus, there are heaps of ways to give back, connect with your community and make a difference. Take the quiz to find out which Volunteer program is right for you.

Take the quiz

Eat good, feel good

Assignment stress, isolation and UberEats is a dangerous combination. Find tips, tricks and recipes for food that is nutritious, delicious and cheap as chips.


Interactive T2 Planner

Download and fill in our Interactive T2 Planner to get a head start on uni this term.


Take a Virtual Tour of UNSW!