Student Welcome Services
Hello and welcome to Student Welcome Services (SWS)!
This website has been designed to provide you with information about living and studying in Australia. You can see each available lesson displayed in a menu to the right. The lessons have been grouped into topics, such as "Pre-departure", "Health and well-being", "Personal Safety", "Accommodation" and "Transport".
Each SWS lesson contains some information to read through, followed by a summary of all the main points, and then a "comprehension check" where you will be asked a short series of questions about the lesson. Your education provider is able to view which of the lessons you have completed, and you may be prompted to complete a lesson if they can see you have not yet done so.
Your education provider can also include orientation content specific to the campus you will be studying at in Australia. If your education provider has included custom content, you can view their orientation program by clicking the lessons under the topic heading, "Your Institution", at the top of the right-side menu, or by clicking the button at the bottom of the main homepage.
Some sections of this website will have options to translate text into other languages by selecting an alternate language from the icons in the top right corner. On the first page (contents page) of each lesson you will see red text indicating which of the pages contain translated material. You may translate the Contents, Lesson Summary and Comprehension Check pages of any of the general lessons; however you cannot translate material under the “Your Institution” topic heading.
If you require assistance, please click the "Help / Feedback" link at the top of the page to send an email to SWS staff so that we can contact you.