University of Sydney

Student and campus services

The University of Sydney has a wide range of support services and facilities available to all students. These include counselling; chaplaincy; academic assistance and learning support; and employment and career advice. Campus facilities include a medical centre, computing centres, study spaces, sporting and recreation facilities, and childcare centres.

The University also supports a variety of student organisations, clubs and societies for students to become involved in campus life.

Student life at the University of Sydney

The University of Sydney has teachers, researchers and students based all over Australia.

The Sydney School of Health Sciences is currently located at Cumberland campus but will begin to transition teaching from its current location to the University of Sydney’s Camperdown/Darlington campus during 2021. If you commence studies in an undergraduate Health Sciences degree in 2021 or later, you should anticipate completing your studies on main campus.

Campus locations

The University provides services and facilities to encourage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in all aspects of student life.

Ongoing academic, social and cultural support is offered through the Mana Yura Student Support Team, Yoorang Gurang Support Team (Cumberland campus), the Gadigal Program and the Commonwealth Government’s Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support services

There are dedicated support services for students with disabilities and special needs. It is recommended that you register for support as soon as you have accepted your course offer to ensure that it is in place at the beginning of semester.

Disability support services

Accommodation Services provides information about University-owned on-campus and off-campus accommodation and operates a database of private accommodation providers. You can attend information sessions on finding a place to live during Welcome Week.

Independently run residential colleges provide furnished rooms and meals. A direct application to each college is required. If you intend to stay at one of the colleges, you are strongly advised to apply for college accommodation at the same time you apply to UAC.

Student accommodation

The University Health Service offers comprehensive and confidential general practitioner and emergency medical care to all students on campus. The Camperdown and Darlington campuses also have a dentist, optometrist and a chemist.

Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) helps students to develop the skills that build strengths, improve wellbeing and assist in the achievement of academic success. CAPS services and workshops are free, confidential and available to all enrolled students.

Health services


Student Centre, level 3, Jane Foss Russell Building
(enter from City Road), The University of Sydney,
NSW 2006

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1800 SYD UNI (1800 793 864 - freecall)

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Important dates

Academic calendar