International orientation

During orientation, or “O week” at Murdoch, you will have the chance to meet other local and international students through seminars, excursions, BBQ lunches, dinner and many other activities.

International orientation

Our international orientation program is designed to help you meet other international students, get ready for your studies and adjust to living in Perth. Please plan your journey to Perth so you can arrive in time to attend the orientation sessions.

You will learn how to:

In addition to the sessions below, International students must also attend one of the following:


SessionSession Details
Banking Trip to Bull Creek Shopping Centre
Wednesday 13 February
10:00am – 3:00pm

Meet at Perth campus, Economics, Commerce and Law Centre Court (Building 460) between 10:00am – 3:00pm and our orientation volunteers will take you to bank using public transport*

*Students must pay for transportation and other expenses
International Student Orientation
(Required for International and Study Abroad & Exchange students)
Thursday 14 February
8:00am – 4:30pm

Perth campus, Economics, Commerce and Law Centre Court (Building 460)

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Excursion to Kings Park and Fremantle
(Optional for International and Study Abroad & Exchange students)
Friday 15 February
10:30am – 5:00pm

Students will be able to sign-up for this event at our International Student Orientation
Study Abroad & Exchange Orientation
(Required for Study Abroad & Exchange students)
Wednesday 20 February
10:30am – 12:30pm

Perth campus, Robertson Lecture Theatre (Building 245)

Guides and resources

For all international students commencing studies at Murdoch University. This guide contains a checklist of things to do before departing your home country, information about living in Perth and more!

Information for new Australia Awards students travelling to Perth.

This guide contains information to help you get setup once you arrive in Australia. Learn about finding a place to stay, connecting to utilities, getting around Perth, opening a bank account, places to shop and tips on adjusting to life in a new country.

For International Students with Allianz Global Assistance.

Find out what library services are available to students at Murdoch.

Equity and Social Inclusion

The Equity and Social Inclusion Office supports students with disability/medical conditions and their carers. For more information about the supports that are available, please call (08) 9360 6084 or email Students who are accessing the NDIS can consult the NDIS Pre-planning Toolkit for people with disability entering Higher Education.

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