Information for parents

We are honoured you are considering UNSW Sydney for your child.

We were one of the first universities in Australia to take international students in 1951. This proud relationship is stronger than ever with students from over 120 countries choosing to study at UNSW. We understand you want the best education for your child. We have summarised resources to give you an overview of study and life at UNSW.

2021 key dates

  Term 1 Term 2 Term 3
Orientation dates 8 - 12 February 25 - 28 May 8 - 10 September
Teaching period 15 February - 23 April 31 May - 6 August 13 September - 19 November
Study period 24 - 29 April 7 - 12 August 20 - 25 November
Exams 30 April - 13 May 13 - 25 August 26 November - 9 December

Some programs may have different dates, please see full academic calendar.

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