INTERNATIONAL - Enrol - Orientation - Content v2


TAFE NSW conducts international orientation sessions prior to commencement of your course.

The orientation session provides new students with information about:

  • living in Australia
  • working in Australia
  • the range of services available to international students
  • who to contact if you need help during your stay.

Semester 2, 2024

Find your orientation location quickly and easily using the dropdown menu below.



Please ensure you contact your International Customer Experience Coordinator in order to finalise your enrolment.

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International - Orientation - FAQ v2

Frequently Asked Questions

It is very important that you attend the orientation session which will:

  • Provide useful information on studying, living and working in Australia
  • Answer your questions
  • Help you settle into your new environment
  • Welcome and introduction to TAFE NSW
  • Enrolment procedures
  • Visa regulations
  • Working in Australia - your rights as an employee
  • Information on counselling and career services
  • Study skills
  • Student support services
  • Accommodation information
  • Library resources
  • Overseas Health Cover
  • Banking
  • Safety
  • Local places of interest

Arrange your flights so that you arrive in Australia at least one week before your course starts so that you can attend the orientation session.

You will need to bring along your Unique Student Identifier (USI). Download and complete the TAFE NSW USI document.

Find out about health, safety, working and more in the Living in NSW section of this website or download the guide to studying & living in Australia.