So you have successfully accepted a place at AFTRS and have enrolled.
What happens now?

Orientation is an opportunity to get a feel for student life at AFTRS and meet other students before classes commence. You will receive a welcome pack, collect your ID card, get your timetable and be introduced to student life at AFTRS.

2018 Orientation will commenced on Monday 19 February. See below for details about your course.

  • Monday 19 February 2018 commencing at 8.30am
    Master of Arts Screen: Animation
    Master of Arts Screen: Cinematography
    Master of Arts Screen: Directing
    Master of Arts Screen: Documentary
    Master of Arts Screen: Editing
    Master of Arts Screen: Music
    Master of Arts Screen: Producing
    Master of Arts Screen: Screenwriting
    Graduate Diploma in Radio
  • Tuesday 20 February 2018 commencing at 8.30am
    Bachelor of Arts Screen: Production Year 1
  • Saturday 24 February 2018 commencing at 9.00am
    Graduate Certificate Screen: Cinematography
    Graduate Certificate Screen: Creative Producing
    Graduate Certificate Screen: Directing
    Graduate Certificate Screen: Documentary
    Graduate Certificate Screen: Editing
    Graduate Certificate Screen: Music
    Graduate Certificate Screen: Screenwriting
    Diploma in Camera
    Diploma in Colour Grading
    Advanced Diploma in 3D Animation and Visual Effects
    Advanced Diploma in Production Sound
    Advanced Diploma in Radio Essentials
  • Friday 2 March 2018 commencing at 9.00am
    Master of Arts Screen: Business and Leadership
  • Online Orientation Sessions - you will be notified via email with details
    Core Radio Skills (ONLINE)
    Diploma in Screen Design (ONLINE)
    Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting: Feature Film (ONLINE)
    Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting: Series Television (ONLINE)
    Advanced Diploma in Script Editing and Development (ONLINE)

Prior to O' Week make sure you have:

1. Set up your AFTRS email account
2. Set up your network login
3. Sent your ID card photo to idphotos@aftrs.edu.au

You should have received an email from AFTRS Student Centre with the key details re the three 'MUST DO's above.
Check your inbox/contact Student Centre if you need assistance. Emails will be sent week commencing 12 February.

(02) 9805 6444 or studentinfo@aftrs.edu.au


AFTRS Student Handbook
Orientation Guide

If you are relocating to Sydney to take your place as an AFTRS student we have some guides and information that will be of use to you:

AFTRS Life in Sydney
AFTRS Getting Here

Image attribution: Photos by Nicole Paterson and Robbie Walcott.

Last updated: 9 February 2018

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The Australian Film Television and Radio School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.