Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Student Support

Student Rebecca Raymond

The Cadigal Alternative Entry Program

The Cadigal Program is an access and support program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who want to study at the University of Sydney. Any course offered by the University (excluding block-mode and away-from-base courses) can be studied through the Cadigal Program.

Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme

The Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) aims to help all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students achieve academic success. ITAS is a Commonwealth funded program that provides Indigenous students with one-on-one private or group tuition. The program is designed to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in their tertiary studies by aligning them with qualified ITAS tutors suited to the students' needs.

Academic Skills assistance

The Academic Skills workshop program is a two week program designed to equip new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate students with key academic skills.

Koori Centre

The Koori Centre is a culturally safe space for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

The Centre provides a fully equipped computer laboratory, photocopying facilities, research library, a tutorial room for study and a student/staff common room with full kitchen facilities.

The promotion of understanding and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, their knowledge and cultures is a core part of our purpose as a University. To find out more about how we support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation at all levels of our study, work and research, see sydney.edu.au/indigenous.

Yooroang Garang Indigenous Student Support Unit

Yooroang Garang is the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student support unit for the Faculty of Health Sciences, located at Cumberland campus. It provides support programs, services and facilities to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students throughout their studies, from admission through to graduation.