Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
The University of Sydney
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University Student Services

Some important services that are available to students are linked here. For a complete listing of all facilities please consult the University handbook.

  • Accommodation Service
    The Accommodation Service assists students to find off-campus accommodation by maintaining an extensive database of suitable accommodation in various areas but primarily close to University or within easy access via public transport.
    Camperdown/Darlington Campus
    Level 7, Education Building, A35
    Phone: (02) 9351 3312; Fax: (02) 9351 8262
    TTY: (02) 9351 3412
    email: accomm@stuserv.usyd.edu.au
  • Casual Employment Service
    The Casual Employment Service helps students find casual and part-time work during their studies and in University vacations.
    Level 7, Education Building, A35
    Phone: (02) 9351 8714; Fax: (02) 9351 8717
    TTY: (02) 9351 3412
    email: ces@stuserv.usyd.edu.au
  • Child Care Coordinator
    Contact the Child Care Coordinator for information about Children's Services for students and staff of the University who are parents.
    Level 7, Education Building, A35
    Phone: (02) 9351 5667, Fax: (02) 9351 7055
    email: childc@stuserv.usyd.edu.au
    There are six long-day care centres for children aged six weeks to five years. Waiting periods depend on factors such as date of application, age of child and days required.
    Laurel Tree House, Phone: (02) 9660 8857
    Union Child Care Centre, Phone: (02) 9351 7878
    Carillon Avenue Child Care Centre, Phone: (02) 9557 2344
    Boundary Lane Children's Centre, Phone: (02) 9351 4130
    Melanie Alexander Child Care Centre, Phone: (02) 9557 1521
    Ngallia Child Care Centre, Phone: (02) 9749 7575
  • Counselling Service
    Qualified and experienced counsellors aim to help students fulfil their academic, individual and social goals through professional counselling, which is free and confidential. Appointments can be made for 50 minute sessions or walk-in (25 minutes) sessions are available for urgent problems. After hours appointments are available.
    The service offers individual counselling for a wide range of problems. Workshops are available in each Semester. These are advertised in the Union "Daily Bull" and on posters around the University. Visit the website for details.
    Camperdown/Darlington Campus
    Level 7, Education Building, A35
    Phone: (02) 9351 2228; Fax: (02) 9351 7055
    TTY: (02) 9351 3412
    email: counsell@stuserv.usyd.edu.au
  • Health Service
    The University Health Service offers a full, experienced general practitioner service and emergency medical care to all members of the University Community: students (undergraduate and postgraduate), staff (academic and general), families, friends, visitors, employees of other organisations on campus, former students and staff, and members of the general public. The UHS bills Medicare directly (Medibank Private OSHC for international students) for the cost of most consultations. Twelve doctors work in the University Health Service.
    Wentworth Building, G01 - Phone: (02) 9351 3484, Fax: (02) 9351 4110
    Holme Building, A09 - Phone: (02) 9351 4095, Fax: (02) 9351 4338
    email: PBrown@unihealth.usyd.edu.au
  • Information Technology Services
    The University of Sydney provides all students with a free email/Intranet account. Account details (login name and password) will be provided on your confirmation of enrolment form. In addition, the ITS Helpdesk provides Internet Accounts (where you can set up your own home page) and modem access at a cost considerably lower than commercial ISPs. Contact the Helpdesk on 9351 6000 or email support@isu.usyd.edu.au for details on how to take advantage of these services or visit the ITS Help Desk home page at:
    The Helpdesk can also provide information about the Computer Access Labs, which are available for email, and Intranet/Internet access. The labs are located in Fisher Library, in the PNR, Carslaw and Education Buildings and on the Cumberland Campus.
  • Institute for Teaching and Learning
    The Institute for Teaching and Learning assists postgraduates to prepare for an academic career by providing a range of courses and workshops on teaching, tutoring and demonstrating skills. Opportunities for more sustained study are provided through the graduate certificate, graduate diploma and masters and PhD degrees in higher education programs which are organised in collaboration with the Faculty of Education.
    An extensive program on supervision is available for supervisors. This is offered in collaboration with the Graduate Studies Committee. It includes on-line learning via the Internet and face-to-face skills development sessions. Assessment is optional but can lead to accreditation. The Institute for Teaching and Learning also carries out research on postgraduate supervision.
    Carslaw Building, Phone: 9351 3725
  • International Office
    The International Office in Codrington Street provides assistance with application, admission and enrolment procedures for international students, as well as scholarships, health insurance and visa matters and tuition fees.
    Ground Floor, Services Building G12
    Phone: 9351 4161; Fax: 9351 4013
    email: info@io.usyd.edu.au, reception@io.usyd.edu.au
  • International Student Services Unit
    The International Student Services Unit assists international students through the provision of orientation, counselling and welfare services to both students and their families.
    Camperdown/Darlington Campus
    Ground Floor, Services Building G12
    Phone: 9351 4079, Fax: 9351 4013
  • Learning Centre
    The Learning Centre (LC) runs a variety of programs throughout the year, free of charge, to help students develop their generic skills for academic purposes. The LC services include skills-based workshops at the Centre and in faculties, an Independent Learning Program for individual students and online and print-based learning resources. Of particular interest to all postgraduate students is the Program of workshops for research students, which support the thesis writing process from proposal to final draft, and a special Program for coursework students. There is also a Program for International Postgraduate Students (PIPS), which has a particular focus on the language and learning needs of these students. For further information contact the Centre or visit the website.
    Level 7, Education Building, A35
    Phone: (02) 9351 3853; Fax: (02) 9351 4865
    TTY: (02) 9351 3412
  • Library
    For general information on Library services see www.library.usyd.edu.au. For more detailed information on services to postgraduate students in your discipline contact Alison Turner
    Phone: (02) 9351 3629.
  • Manager, Harassment and Discrimination Resolution
    The Manager, Harassment and Discrimination Resolution, is responsible for investigating, mediating and/or resolving staff and student concerns, problems and complaints relating to harassment and discrimination on campus. The Manager, Harassment and Discrimination is not connected with your department or faculty and must deal with your problem, concern or complaint as quickly as possible and in a confidential, fair and impartial manner.
    Phone: (02) 9351 8713