You + UTS
This is where it all begins. The Vice-Chancellor will tell you what makes the experience at UTS different, and will officially welcome you to UTS as the newest members of our outstanding community.
Explore the truths and myths of life, love, study and student survival at university. Nothing is taboo in this entertaining presentation.
You will learn how to make the most of your personal abilities and your time at university, and get some tips on presenting yourself professionally. You will learn what you need to do between your first and last day at University to become valuable to employers.
Your faculty is the central point that your university experience revolves around. It’s vital you attend your faculty’s welcome to get all the important information about your course, meet your classmates and lecturers, and learn about the exciting things coming up.
Craft Your Career
Become irresistible online with our LinkedIn Lab. This hands-on session will have you building your LinkedIn profile from the ground up with the help of our expert career consultants.
Secrets of Success
Gain practical tips from a panel of employers who recruit at UTS. Learn what you can start doing in your first year, or even your first session, to help you decide on a career path, and ultimately secure that dream job! There are plenty of small steps you can take now to build your network, hone your skills, and put yourself ahead of the competition when applications open.
Finding Part-Time Work
Learn how to find jobs you didn’t know were there, build rewarding relationships and more in this practical workshop on gaining employment that compliments 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
Take a guided tour led by a Peer Networker. 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.
Art on Campus Tour
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.
The Library uses a robotic crane to retrieve items from their state-of-the-art storage system beneath the Alumni Green. Learn more about the LRS and see it in action with this tour!
Get to know some of the interesting UTS buildings and their innovative, environmentally friendly features.
UTS Gallery Artist Talks – Soft Topologies
Discover Kate Scardifield’s exhibition Soft Topologies and hear from the artist herself about her work in conversation with curators from The Museum of Arts Sciences as part of the Sydney Design Festival Program.
Art Exhibition Opening: Soft Topologies
Be there for the opening of Kate Scardifield’s Soft Topologies and hear Kate talk about her work along with the curators from The Museum of Arts Sciences. This opening is part of the Sydney Design Festival Program.
Indigenous Art and Garden Tour
Join UTS Art for a guided tour of the indigenous artworks in our collection and discover the new Waraburra Nura Indigenous Plant Garden.
Preparation for Uni
This hands-on session helps you use essential online resources and ask key staff questions so you can excel academically.
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.
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.
Positive Vibes: Mastering your Mental Well-Being
Hear real stories from UTS students about maintaining positive mental health while at uni. This session will outline what support you can give to others and how you can support yourself during stressful periods such as during exams or finding out results.
Making Ends Meet
Understand the expenses you may expect living as a student on limited income as well as the support available to you. This session looks into income support, budgeting, study assistance and more.
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 well-being. This presentation will introduce mindfulness and three practices that will help you cope during your degree.
Love your Library
Quick Start Workshop
Essential for incoming students, this workshop covers how to find the required readings for your subjects and how to use the library to find journal articles and books for your assignments.
A day of games, prizes, and free pizza at UTS Library, celebrate your first session and meet new friends with games, virtual reality, table tennis and more!
Learn about all the services the UTS Library offers and the variety of ways they can help you succeed while at university.
Study Success 1
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.
Study Success 2
Learn how to read for academic purposes as well as how to approach various assessments including group presentations, reports, quizzes and exams. You must attend Study Success 1 in order to attend this session.
Read and Write Gold
An online reading an writing skills program which has a wide range of applications to assist you during your University studies. The program helps you check meaning, spellings, verbs and grammar and plenty more.
This session is ideal for students enrolling in IT, Engineering, Maths, Computing or Postgraduate Business doing a Computer Science subject starting with 31 or 32 (i.e. subject numbers in the range 31000 to 32999). Students doing these subjects are automatically allocated a UNIX account which is used for tutorials and assignments. This workshop will show you how to manage your UNIX account and gain the maximum benefit from it.
This session will teach you about IT accounts, where to find your lecture notes, timetable, grades, assignment submissions and more. This is a Bring Your Own Device session.
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.