Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

History Outreach Program

Year 7 to 12 students
The History Outreach Program makes some of the university’s most interesting historical resources available to students, including rare book manuscripts, Egyptian mummies and the University’s own Quadrangle. The program offers workshops throughout the year for students in stages four, five or six who attending a government identified low socio-economic school.

To register as a partner school please contact Associate Professor Mike McDonnell at or 02 9351 6733.

Nicholson Museum

All years
Sydney University houses the largest antiquities museum in the Southern Hemisphere. Students can see relics from Ancient Rome, Greece and even real mummies!

Shellshear Museum

All years (maximum 20 students)
As Australia’s only museum dedicated to physical anthropology, the Shellshear gives students a chance to look at the University’s collection of skeletons. The human, primate and other species’ vertebrae provide a great opportunity to study human evolution and anatomy!