Online Orientation for Science Students

Welcome to the Faculty of Science!

Term 1 2023 Welcome Events

Science Faculty Welcome

Meet key faculty staff and learn about studying science, preparing for classes, and getting involved with student clubs, societies and internships. The event includes an interactive Q & A panel discussion where you can submit your questions to our panel of current students and staff to answer any question you may have about being a science student at UNSW.

Date: Wednesday 8 February 2023
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: Sir John Clancy Auditorium or online.


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School Welcomes

Selected Science schools will be hosting their own online welcomes. These events will give you an opportunity to meet key staff, familarise yourself with processes and learn more about your area of study! Check if your school is running a welcome. 

Date: Wednesday 8 February 2023
Time: Various times
Location: Various locations on campus

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Yellow Shirts campus tour

Guided by our famous Yellow Shirts student volunteers, your tour will feature UNSW tips & tricks, advice on kickstarting your social life, plus you'll meet other newbies in your tour group.

Date: Wednesday 8 February 
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Tour departs from the Sir John Clancy Auditorium

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Rankings and Reputation

UNSW Science has an outstanding global reputation for research excellence, innovation and teaching.

Join our Community

Join SciConnect

Are you looking for ways to connect with other Science students at UNSW?

SciConnect is a network on Facebook that is co-led by Science students and the Faculty of Science to connect Science students and provide access to the great community we have at UNSW Science! 

There are events, competitions, and guest appearances by academics and senior students.

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Launch your science career as you start studying! 

  • Career planning at your own pace
  • Professional development
  • Work experience  

Join STEM Career Launchpad today! 

Note: You will have to be an actively enrolled student to be able to access the registration. 

Find out more

Did you know that we have over 10 science student societies that you can join?

Student Societies are a great way to connect with people from your degree, make new friends and access events like cruises, career nights, and more!

Student Societies

And don't forget to join us on social media!

UNSW Science Facebook Instagram Twitter

Our Alumni

Our science alumni have done amazing things! Get inspired with these Alumni Spotlights.

Nicola Warton,

Bachelor of Environmental Science

Tristan Dwyer,

Bachelor of Advanced Science (Hons) (Physics)

Catherine Beehag,

Bachelor of Science/Communications (Psychology)

Daniel Tan,

Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)

Our Researchers

UNSW is one of Australia's leading research universities. At UNSW Science, we cover a vast range of areas, from saving endangered native species to quantum computing. Check out these research highlights.

Saving the critically endangered mountain pygmy-possum

The world’s first e-waste micro-factory, School of Materials Science and Engineering

Fastest Silicon Spin (Quantum Computing), School of Physics

The Genetics of the Brain, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences

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