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Commencing students

Enrolment and orientation


All new international students, excluding incoming study abroad and exchange students, will be sent an email containing important pre-departure information, including information on how to enrol. 

New international students can either enrol online from home or register online to attend an enrolment session on-campus. 

To access the Enrolment process, you will need to enter your:

  • UTS Student ID number (you can find this in your Pre-departure email from UTS International about enrolment and orientation)
  • date of birth

Use the Start @ UTS website to create your UTS access account and register for an enrolment session.


  • Study abroad and exchange students coming to UTS should visit our Before you arrive at UTS page, under 'Study abroad and exchange students' for information on how to enrol online.
  • Research Students should go to the Graduate Research School at Room 22, Level 7, UTS Building 1, Broadway for enrolment after arrival in Australia. Please bring your passport, offer letter and CoE. The Graduate Research School is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.


Start the semester by being well informed by participating in UTS's comprehensive Orientation program. Attendance is compulsory for all new international students and there are special sessions designed specifically for international students. Orientation will introduce you to the university and its services, as well as providing opportunities for you to connect with international and Australian students, including our friendly Peer Networkers. 
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Network Cafe social program

The Network Cafe is a free program that brings new students from overseas together with experienced UTS students (Peer Networkers) to help them settle into Sydney and the UTS community. The Network Cafe meets every Thursday afternoon on campus – come along for a free coffee and chat.

Community Connections

Meet friends, discover Sydney, get connected. Join Community Connections, a program that encourages international students to get involved with community events, local volunteering, meeting new Australian friends and more. Events are run by experienced UTS students who would love to introduce you to the Aussie lifestyle and culture. So join us and meet friends, discover Sydney, and get connected!