Academic English programs

Welcome and Orientation is your introduction to your UTS College Academic English program.

It starts the Thursday afternoon before the first week of your first English block (you may hear the word "term" used as well) at the College. You’ll find out all the important things to know at the commencement of your program and set yourself up for success.

It’s important that you arrive before your classes commence or enrol for the next English program block.

  Please see our important dates page for more information.

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Welcome to the start of your Academic English Program.

It is compulsory for you to attend all the sessions on Orientation Days. Please arrive on campus on time.

If you are not able to arrive in Sydney on time for your Orientation Day, you must speak with your education agent  or UTS College Student Centre, who will advise you of your options.

Having problems?

You can view the new Enrolment Guidebook here. Thi will have all the steps you need to ensure you are ready to start at UTS College. 
All our how-to videos and guides are here.

If you have any troubles during your UTS College account setup, you can view more guides on the UTS College website or, Contact UTS College ITDS if you have any other IT issues: 
Please include:

  • Your full name.
  • Your student ID number.
  • Screenshot of the issue.

Step-by-Step instructions

All our how-to videos and guides are here.

Additional information

Your Welcome and Orientation is a great opportunity to prepare for success in your English language studies. English program-related presentations include:

  • A welcome and introduction to UTS College from the Director of Studies, English.
  • An overview of the Student Centre and examples of how your Student Adviser can help you.
  • A presentation from the Student Success team, with essential information about welfare and accommodation services at UTS College.
  • Introductions to Student Success Advisers and how they can support you in your studies.
  • The team is also your main contact if you need help with any problems or issues.
  • HELPS will introduce the learning support available to help you improve your English language skills.
  • The College’s Operations and Facilities team will provide an overview of the UTS College campus and how you can make best use of the space.
  • Student Clubs and Events will present about social activities available during your time at the College.
  • IT (ITDS – Information Technology and Digital Services) presentation about technical issues and getting ready for your English language program.

During your Welcome session you’ll find out about specific support services at UTS College. These include the Student Success Advisers, HELPS and learning support, special needs, special consideration, wellbeing, UTS counselling and health services.