School of Public Health and Community Medicine

New Students

Congratulations on receiving your offer from the School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM). We look forward to you joining our postgraduate community in 2019. 


Important Dates - Term 1 2019

  • Accept your offer (Part I) – commenced 12 September 2018
  • Enrolment (Part II) – commenced 22 October 2018
  • SPHCM Residential Week  – 11-15 February 2019
  • SPHCM Induction Session and Meet and Greet Event for New Students – Held in Term 1 Orientation Week (O-Week) 11-15 February 2019
  • Term 1 2019 classes start –  18 February 2019


Accept Your Offer

To accept your offer follow the Instructions on the UNSW Getting Started Website. To view when offers must be accepted by see Accept or defer your offer.


Enrol in your Courses

Once you have accepted your offer you need to enrol in your courses for Term 1 2019. Information on enrolment for new students can be found on the UNSW Getting Started Enrolment Website.


When to arrive

  • It is strongly recommended that International students arrive at least two weeks before university starts. This will allow time to organise such things as accommodation, banking, enrolment and to attend the International Student Briefing Day and Orientation week.
  • It is recommended that domestic and international students attend Orientation Week which is one week before term starts.  O-Week provides activities and workshops useful for both new and returning students. View Orientation Week activities.
  • Week 1 is a full teaching week, not an introduction. Students will be disadvantaged if they don't attend. 
  • Students will not be allowed to start late (Post Week 1).


Administration of your degree


Library Orientation Endnote Information
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Further Information

If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the SPHCM Postgraduate Students Services team on or +61 2 9385 1699.