- Student Computer Labs
- Computer Lab Timetables
- Computer Lab Support
- PC bookings and calendars
- After Hours access and support
- For Research Students
- Policy on the Use of University Information and Communication Technology Resources
Medline, CINAHL, Psychinfo, Social Science Index and other relevant databases are available via the Library webpage if you are connected to the University server. You may also access them, along with other databases, via computers in the libraries.
The Sydney School of Public Health has a large computer lab situated in Room 330 on the third floor of the Edward Ford Building (A27). The Lab, available for students studying at the School, has networked PCs with a range of word processing, spreadsheet and statistical software. Students also have access to the Physiology Computer Lab, located in the Anderson Stuart Building (F13). These labs are often booked for classes - so please check the timetables:
- Timetable for access is on a printed sheet on the door of the computer lab.
Please contact the ICT Helpdesk :
By telephone on +61 2 9351 6000
Helpdesk support is available from 8:00am to 9:00pm AEST Mondays to Fridays.
Access to the computer lab
If you need to access the computer lab at times when the Edward Ford building is closed (most evenings and all weekend), you’ll need to get this access added to your student card. Contact the Office for Teaching and Learning in Room 329 of the Edward Ford Building to arrange this.
If you are planning to use the School's IT resources, you should also be familiar with the Policy on the use of University Information and Communication Technology Resources.
You may also find these documents useful resources:
- Information about printing
- Sydney mail and Skydrive information
- Free wireless internet access for students
- Connect to the University of Sydney network from your laptop or mobile device
A desk and computer of your own
If you are a full-time PhD student, and your supervisor is based in the Edward Ford Building (A27), the School endeavours to provide you with a desk and computer. Part-time students are generally based at their place of employment or work from home. All students are given free email and web access, including links to all University libraries and their databases.
To organise a desk space:
If you would like to be based in the Edward Ford Building, close to your supervisor, contact:
Edward Ford Building (A27)
T +61 2 9306 5336
If your supervisor is not based in the Edward Ford Building please talk to them to organise space in their respective building.
To organise a computer, contact:
Ask your Supervisor to contact ICT about your computer needs.
T The ICT Helpdesk number is +61 2 9351 6000
Other databases are also available, including Cochrane reviews and internet journals. Details are available from the Library.
Apps and Software
Currently enrolled research students can access a number of apps and software free of charge.
Link to apps and software.