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Welcome 2024 Students: New Student Home Page




You are now a part of the AFTRS Community and the AFTRS story.

Since it first opened its doors in 1973, AFTRS has played a major role in shaping the Australian film, television and radio landscape.

The school is an exciting place to learn, to be challenged and to grow your craft and creativity. You will learn, collaborate and network with each other, and build professional relationships that will continue into the future. 

Use your time here to experiment and learn from both your successes and failures as you continue your journey towards becoming Australia’s next generation of storytellers.

We look forward to seeing the boundless creativity you will show through your work whilst you are here and after you graduate. 





Your O-Week Schedule is now available. Click here for more information! 





O- Week

Semester Start Date

Bachelor of Arts Screen Production 

Mon 19 Feb - Fri 23 Feb 2024       

Mon 26 Feb 2024                       

Graduate Diploma in Radio & Podcasting

Mon 19 Feb - Fri 23 Feb 2024       

Mon 26 Feb 2024   

Master of Arts Screen

Mon 19 Feb - Fri 23 Feb 2024   

Mon 26 Feb 2024   

Master of Arts Screen: Business

Mon 19 Feb - Fri 23 Feb 2024   

Mon 26 Feb 2024   


Orientation is a key part of your course, so please put these dates in your diary to attend. 2024 Orientation Schedule will be provided in February. 

If there are any changes in your enrolment status before Orientation, then please get in touch with the Student Centre: email or call us directly on +61 2 9805 6444

For all 2024 Academic Dates, please view the Principal Dates document on the AFTRS Website.

Key Dates following Enrolment

Once you have completed enrolment, you will receive an email outlining key dates of required tasks and also when you will receive your Student Number 

To be sent by

16 Jan 2024

Student Numbers will be sent out to all enrolled students

We will email the details of your AFTRS Student Number to your personal email address. 

Once you get your AFTRS student number, you will follow the prompts to log into AFTRS Network. All Students must log in before Orientation Week.

Due by

29 Jan 2024

ID Photo required

USI number required

Due by

30 Jan 2024

If you are a domestic student and paying Upfront , payment will be due by end of January

Sent to you by

5 Feb 2024


If you are a domestic student, and selected FEE-HELP as your intended method of payment, and are eligible, you will receive an email from the Department of Education to your personal email address to apply for FEE-HELP through the government eCAF (electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form) online portal.   You must completed the eCAF submission before Orientation Week.


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.