Welcome to the University of Newcastle College of International Education!

Whether you study on campus or online, Orientation is a great opportunity to meet the College staff and your new peers, learn about your program and our services and facilities – so you can have the best possible start to your educational journey at the college.

2021 Orientation Dates

Intake Program Orientation Dates
June Foundation Studies & Foundation Studies in Medicine 21 – 25 June
July Degree Transfer 12 – 16 July
September Pre-Master’s Program 13 – 17 September
October Degree Transfer Extended (Business and Commerce Only) 11 – 15 October
Foundation Studies (Excluding Health Science or Medicine) 11 – 15 October

If you are unsure about your start date, please check your Confirmation of Enrolment and the Fees & Key Dates page.

Your Orientation

Orientation takes place one week before the start of your program. More information about the Orientation schedule will be sent to the email address you included on your College application. If you do not receive your orientation email one week before your program starts, please contact us.

During orientation you can expect to:

  • Learn more about your program and enrol in your first courses;
  • Meet key staff members, your peers and current College students;
  • Join interactive sessions to help you navigate the online learning systems;
  • Learn about studying and living in Newcastle.

Have more questions? You can email the Student Experience Team or book a meeting here.