You + UTS
UTS Official Welcome
This is where it all begins. You’ll hear from the Vice-Chancellor, who’ll officially welcome you to UTS as the newest members of our outstanding community and provide some insider knowledge on what makes the experience at UTS different.
UniSmart explores the truths and myths of life, love, study and, student survival at university! Nothing is off limits in this interactive and entertaining session, delivering everything you need to know– now.
This session is part of the Official Welcome.
Learn how to hone your skills and get tips on how to present yourself professionally! Find out what steps you need to take between now and graduation to help you stand out to future employers.
This session is part of the Official Welcome.
Your faculty is a pivotal part of your university experience. It is vital to attend your Faculty Welcome to get all of the important information about your course, meet your lecturers, and learn about the exciting things coming up.
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Craft Your Career
Become irresistible online with our LinkedIn Lab. Our expert Career Consultants will help you build your LinkedIn profile from the ground up in this hands-on session.
Secrets of Success
Gain practical tips from a panel of employers who recruit at UTS. Learn what you can do in your first year to help you decide on a career path, and ultimately secure that dream job!
Finding Part-Time Work
Learn how to find jobs you didn’t know were out there, build rewarding relationships, and MORE in this practical workshop that teaches you about finding employment to compliment your study.
Crash Course in Online Tools
From Prezi and Pearltree to Grammarly and Quizlet, this session will introduce you to the vast range of online study tools available and how to use them, to help you excel in university.
Discover your Campus
UTS Campus Tours
This tour will take you around some of UTS’s iconic structures, giving you a student perspective on how to find the library, computer labs, your faculty, lecture rooms, and more.
Get to know some of the interesting UTS buildings and their innovative, environmentally friendly features.
Learn about a different side of UTS with UTS Art. Join them for a roving tour of the UTS Art Gallery and key works in our art collection.
Or join UTS ART Learning Coordinator to hear about some of the art by Indigenous artists in UTS Art Collection and visit UTS’s very own art garden, full of Indigenous medicinal plants native to the Sydney basin.
Join us for a tour around UTS to see all that we have available in terms of entrepreneurial offerings, innovative spaces, and the variety of ways we can help you get started on your entrepreneurial journey.
Studying at UTS: Preparation for Uni Study
This workshop prepares you to immerse yourself in university study. It introduces you to essential online information, systems and resources that are critical to acing your study as well as to ensuring your well-being as a uni student.
Writing in Academic Style
What is academic writing? How can you adapt your writing style for UTS? This session covers everything you need to know.
Avoiding Plagiarism at UTS
This workshop uses real life scenarios to discuss what plagiarism is, what its consequences are, and how to avoid it. This session introduces UTS referencing styles and online referencing resources.
Giving a Presentation
Giving a Presentation will help you prepare, present and overcome the challenges of giving a presentation in front of a group.
Maintaining Faith in a New Environment
Are you searching for answers to the big question in life, or for strategies to maintain your faith in a secular environment? This session will help you discover the Multi-Faith Chaplaincy and the variety of student faith groups on-campus.
Regular mindfulness practice has been shown to be effective for improving wellbeing. This presentation will introduce mindfulness and three techniques that will help you cope during your degree.
Positive Vibes: Mastering your Mental Wellbeing While at Uni
Hear real stories from UTS students about maintaining positive mental health while at university. This session will outline what support you can give to others and how you can look after yourself during stressful periods, such as throughout exams or when results are released.
Surviving on a Student Income: Supporting Myself Through Uni
Understand what funds you may need for everyday living whilst at university! We look at typical expenses you may want to prepare for, and what pitfalls to watch out for. We will also look at how you may be able to meet these costs, how different income sources may help and what support there may be when you are struggling with your cash-flow.
Love your Library
Quick Start Workshop
Essential for first year students, these workshops cover how to understand your reading list and how to use the Library to find scholarly articles and books for your assignments (selected workshops are available in English & Mandarin).
Learn about all the services the Library offers and the variety of ways it can help you succeed while at university (select tours available in English & Mandarin).
Successful Study Strategies
Learn how to organise your study, develop learning and memorisation strategies, and form your own independent approach to learning that will help you succeed at UTS.
UTS Systems: Get Connected and Enrol
Find out how to navigate the student administration and IT systems at UTS! This session will provide you with the best tips for My Student Admin (subject enrolment and course administration), student email and IT account, myTimetable (finalise your timetable and classes), UTS Online and UTS Canvas (subject specific information and communication), My Student Portal (online enquiries, e-Requests and special considerations), Student ID cards, and Opal Travel. This session is held across multiple dates during Orientation.
Read and Write Literacy Support
Read&Write is a floating tool bar you can download for free. Working across Microsoft, Google, Adobe, and more – Read&Write helps with reading, writing, and research skills (including referencing!).
Find out more at: uts.edu.au/read-and-write
Orientation Video Collection
Get a taste of the sessions on offer by viewing the Orientation Video Collection
Tower Building: The Great Hall (CB01)
Tower, Building 1, Level 5 (CB01.05), 15 Broadway, Broadway, NSW 2007
Access is via the main stairs in the level 4 foyer or via the lifts to level 5. The Great Hall is used as the main venue on campus for graduations, examinations, orientations, enrolments, and public lectures.
Building 4: Science / University Hall (CB04)
On Level 1 you’ll fine ActivateFit on Harris, UTS Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinics and Nourish. On Levels 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 you’ll find UTS: Science and University Hall.
Corner Quay Street & Ultimo Road, Haymarket
Facilities available at Blake Library include the Learning Commons, individual and Group Study Rooms and areas, Special Needs Room, Presentation Practice Rooms, computer access labs, training facilities, Scholars Centre, Baya Ng’ara Nura, Australian Culture Lounge, and the International Cultural and News Centre.
Building 6: Peter Johnson Building (CB06)
Building 6 is the UTS: Design, Architecture and Building space. On Level 4 you’ll find the UTS Gallery and DAB Café.
Building 11: FEIT Building (CB11)
Building 11 houses the UTS Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT), some 500 staff and up to 4,300 students over its 14 levels.
Building 7: Faculty of Science and Graduate School of Health Building (CB07)
Building 7 houses UTS Science and the Graduate School of Health, and provides access to the Library Retrieval System located below Alumni Green.
Building 5: Haymarket, Building 5 Block A, B, C, D (CB05A, CB05B, CB05C, CB05D)
In Block A you’ll find Teaching and learning spaces, Blake Library (City Campus), Security Office, Haymarket Precinct. In Block B you’ll find UTS Law and the Student Centre. In Block C you’ll find UTS Business and in Block D you’ll find UTS Business and Audio Visual Services.
Building 8: Dr Chau Chak Wing Building (CB08)
The Dr Chau Chak Wing Building is the first building in Australia designed by Frank Gehry, one of the world’s most influential architects. The 11-storey building provides teaching, learning, research and office accommodation for the UTS Business School.