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    Before you can register for Orientation, you must complete the following steps (if you don’t do steps 1–3, you cannot access the Orientation Program).

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    Accept your offer.

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    To access UTS systems you will need to set up multi-factor authentication (MFA) on your UTS user account. Go to

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    Enrol in subjects: check out the student handbook for the typical study program for your degree and enrol in your subjects through My Student Admin. 

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    Build your timetable in myTimetable. 

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    Start your Summer 2023 Orientation Program HERE.

    Express your interest: Autumn 2024 Orientation


Welcome to UTS

I'm Andrew Parfitt, the Vice Chancellor and President here at UTS. I'd like to warmly welcome you to the UTS community. 

This orientation we have a variety of face-to-face sessions and experiences to welcome new students to our vibrant campus. In addition to this, we're also offering online activities and resources for those who can't be here in person.

So, whether you're starting your UTS journey on campus, online or in a blend of the two, we want to ensure you're set up to have a successful start at UTS.

I also want to reassure you that we take your safety very seriously and a covert safe environment is a top priority. We're doing everything we can to support you during your time at university and to ensure that our campus is an engaging place for our entire community. During orientation, I encourage you to attend your faculty welcome.

Get involved in as many of the activities as possible throughout the week and please remember that you have access to a range of free study and academic support services as well as counselling, financial and careers support, all designed to help you make the most of your time at UTS. Don't hesitate to reach out whenever you need to. We're here to help.

University is much more than what you'll learn in the classroom. It's an opportunity to make lifelong friends and open yourself up to new experiences and ideas. So I encourage you to get involved in all the clubs, societies and activities university life has to offer. I know this is just the beginning of your time at UTS but I hope you'll make every minute of it count. 

You'll form friendships, make memories, create networks and learn lessons that will last you a lifetime. I hope you enjoy your very first session at UTS.

Good luck with your studies and again welcome to UTS.

A message from the Vice-Chancellor and President of UTS, Andrew Parfitt

Orientation at UTS is designed to help you get the most out of your studies and prepare you as a successful professional from day one of your university experience. Explore this site to learn about what to expect from orientation and at UTS. Complete the orientation program to learn how the university works, what services are available to support you, and what you can get involved in to make the most of your UTS experience. During the orientation program you’ll have the opportunity to meet your faculty, register for sessions and events, and become a part of the UTS community before you even start your studies.

Hello and welcome to UTS. My names Michael McDaniel, I'm the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Leadership and Engagement, here. UTS of course, stands on Gadigal Country and as a university, we not only have a outstanding reputation in terms of, academic excellence, but a strong commitment to social inclusion and social justice and making a real positive change to society.

At UTS, our approach to Indigenous education and research is underpinned by a philosophy, that Indigenous education is about nation building. It's about bringing us all together, having a shared inheritance and looking forward to a prosperous and more egalitarian society. Regarding that, we have seen a number of positive achievements here at UTS. One of them that we are most proud of is, UTS Indigenous Graduate Attribute. That is a commitment that all UTS graduates will have an assessed professional capacity to work with and for Indigenous Australians. Another area of pride for us is our research which is Indigenous led and is committed to having tangible and positive impacts for indigenous communities across Australia.

If you're an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person joining us at UTS, I'd just like to bring to your attention the existence of our Indigenous Support Centre, which is Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research. Through Jumbunna, you'll be able to connect with other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but also possibly find support, advice, at those times that you may need them.

So, welcome to UTS, enjoy your time with us and I wish you all the very best.

Welcome from Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Leadership and Engagement, Michael McDaniel

UTS acknowledges the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation, The Boorooberongal people of the Dharug Nation, the Bidiagal people and the Gamaygal people upon whose ancestral lands our university stands. We would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present, acknowledging them as the traditional custodians for these lands.

Discover what's available at UTS

  • Academic Support HELPS

    At HELPS, we can enhance your learning experience by providing individual and group support in a friendly and respectful environment.

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  • Career Development 

    You can now access a number of career advice sessions, workshops and industry events both in-person and online. We also have more online resources and tools than ever for you to explore in your own time.

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  • Financial Assistance

    UTS Financial Assistance provides a support service for students seeking guidance and advice on study-related finances.

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  • Health and Wellbeing (counselling)

    UTS offers a confidential counselling service to help with a wide range of personal, psychological, study-related and administrative difficulties.

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  • Health and Wellbeing (medical)

    The Health Service provides friendly and confidential medical services to students, staff, alumni and their families.

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  • Housing Support and Accommodation

    UTS Housing offers comfortable, affordable and convenient living options. Become part of a diverse and vibrant local community, one that can support you in your academic, social and personal growth.

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  • Inclusive Support and Accessibility

    The Accessibility Service is the University’s central contact point for all students living with one or more disabilities, medical or mental health conditions.

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  • IT Support

    IT Support provides comprehensive support to all students across the wide range of UTS Systems.

  • UTS Library

    UTS Library provides vital services to the university community. We are central to the UTS experience and fundamental to a lifetime of learning in an open, ever-present and equitable way.

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  • Multi-Faith Chaplaincy

    Our chaplains are here to offer students and staff pastoral care—emotional and/or spiritual support, according to their needs and requirements.

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  • Student Learning Hub

    The Student Learning Hub is your place on campus to ask a question, learn a skill or make a connection. We bring key services to you throughout session, making sure you’re connected with the full range of support at UTS all year round.

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  • Student Legal Service

    We have put together some helpful advice and tips on managing your money as a student. Remember, we offer a number of services to help you deal with money issues.

  • ActivateUTS

    ActivateUTS is dedicated to levelling-up your UTS experience. We’ve been working with UTS for over 40 years so we know a thing or two about how to get the most out of your time as a UTS student. 

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  • Peer Network

    The Peer Network is a team of current UTS students who assist commencing students with the initial transition to university.

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    UTS BUILD is a global leadership program designed to harness your leadership potential and develop your competencies as a global citizen and leader equipping you to deliver positive impact within greater society and the world.

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  • UTS Startups

    UTS Startups is the home of entrepreneurship at UTS. We inspire students to be entrepreneurs and support them at scale.

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  • UTS Students’ Association

    The UTS Students' Association (SA) is a completely independent and democratic organisation run by students, for students.

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  • Campus Maps

    Find your way around campus.

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  • UTS Soul Award

    SOUL allows UTS students to venture beyond their degree and into the community. Skilling up, giving back and making a meaningful change!

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  • UTS Student Centre

    We provide prompt, friendly, accurate and consistent advice on all student matters and guidance for our students, future students, and stakeholders.

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  • Respect. Now. Always.

    UTS is proud to be an active member of the national Respect.Now.Always. campaign that aims to eliminate sexual assault and harassment on Australian campuses.

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"My favourite part of Orientation was meeting new people, learning about student life and getting to know all the clubs and societies. Also, my faculty was very friendly and I feel welcomed at UTS after attending the Orientation."

- Orientation student 2022

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