Why Study Health Science at Sydney University?

Students sit on grass at Cumberland campus

The leafy Cumberland campus is great environment to think, learn and get to know your fellow students.

A great location

The dedicated health sciences campus at Cumberland means your classmates tend to stay on campus during the day, providing more opportunities to make friends and share ideas. It also forges a sense of real community and identity among the 5000 students studying here.

Dedicated resources

Health Science laboratory

The campus includes many purpose-built laboratories, on-site health clinics and high-end equipment that supports our pioneering research. The whole campus is dedicated to the health sciences, providing you with an ideal learning base for your professional development.

Health Sciences library

Health Sciences library

The Health Sciences Library at Cumberland houses a collection of over 80,000 books, DVDs and journals as well as extensive online resources. We have specialist librarians available in all discipline areas to assist you and provide training in how to access high-quality information. The library also conducts regular research-skills classes to support your learning and research needs.



Ngallia Children's Education & Care Centre is located at Cumberland Campus in Lidcombe.

To apply for a place, please fill out the Ngallia Waiting List Form and then send directly to the centre by mail. Please note there is no application fee that needs to be paid when submitting a waiting list application form. Please contact the centre directly for further information.

Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30am-6:00pm
No. of places: 48 (0-5 years)
Weeks open: 50
Fees: Child 0-3 years: $90.00 day. Child 3-5 years: $83 day

Contact information:
Centre Director: Simita Shukla
Ph: 9749 7575
Address: SDN Ngallia Children's Education & Care Centre,
University of Sydney Cumberland Campus,
Gate 1 East St,
Lidcombe NSW 2141
Website: www.sdn.org.au