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Welcome 2022 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. Our 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. 




O- Week

Semester Start Date

Graduate Diploma in Radio & Podcasting

Mon 21 Feb - Fri 25 Feb 2022       

Mon 28 Feb 2022                         

Bachelor of Arts Screen Production 

Mon 28 Feb - Fri 4 March 2022

Mon 7 March 2022

Master of Arts Screen

Mon 28 Feb - Fri 4 March 2022

Mon 7 March 2022

Master of Arts Screen: Business

Mon 28 Feb - Fri 4 March 2022

Mon 7 March 2022


A complete list of Principal Dates for 2022 can be found on the AFTRS Website

Things to do before Orientation


You will receive your AFTRS Student Number and details on logging into AFTRS Systems one month before semester starts.  

In the meantime, there are a few things you need to organize and send into the Student Centre .

Any questions please call the AFTRS Student Centre between 9am - 5pm Mon - Friday or send us an email:

P:  +61 2 9805 6444    E:

Key Contact Numbers 


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.