Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Student Support
- Cadigal Alternative Entry Program
- Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS)
- Academic Skills Assistance
- Culturally Safe Space
- Yooroang Garang Indigenous Student Support Unit
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.
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.
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.
- Click here for full details and to register.
Rooms are available at the Old Teacher's College which are culturally safe spaces for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
A fully equipped computer laboratory, photocopying facilities, research library, tutorial room (additional tutorial rooms are available on level 5 of Jane Foss Russell building) for study and a student/staff common room with full kitchen facilities are available for the exclusive use.
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 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.