School of Population Health

New Students

Congratulations on receiving your offer from the School of Population Health (SPH). We look forward to you joining our postgraduate community in 2021. 




Term 3 2021 key dates

  • Accept your offer (Part I) – Accept or defer your offer in Accept Online to ensure your place in the program. Accept your offer by the deadline stated in your offer. If you do not accept or defer by the deadline date your offer may lapse.
  • Enrolment (Part II) – Confirm your personal details, complete the Financial and Student Declaration sections and enrol in your courses (lectures, tutorials etc.).  
  • SPH Residential Week  – 6-10 September 2021
  • SPH Orientation Welcome Session – Held in Term 3 Orientation Week (O-Week) 8 September 2021
  • Term 3 2021 teaching period starts – 13 September 2021


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. 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

Key tips to ensure success for the administration of your SPH degree

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Library Orientation

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Endnote Information

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