Regional

  • Speech Pathology teams up with Compass to provide services to local schools[15 April 2014]

    Compass teams with Speech Pathology

    The Communication Disorders Treatment and Research Clinic (CDTRC) in partnership with Compass is sending fourth year Speech Pathology students from the Faculty of Health Sciences to low SES schools. More

  • Helping kids find their mark[7 April 2014]

    Make Your Mark logo

    NON-traditional university students in NSW and ACT will this morning find a new portal to help them negotiate the unfamiliar and often confusing landscape of higher education. More

  • Wingara Mura Bunga Barrabugu Summer Program Success![17 January 2014]

    Students at the Summer Program

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students from across Australia spent this week at the University of Sydney's inaugural Wingara Mura - Bunga Barrabugu Summer Program. More

  • Networks[17 December 2013]

    Students and academics

    The Social Inclusion Unit created the Widening Participation Scholars Network (a joint initiative with the Institute for Teaching and Learning) and the Schools Engagement Network to put into practice our commitment to promote widening participation in Higher Education. More

  • Looking inside to get ahead[28 August 2013]

    Year 12 Dubbo Senior College students

    Year 12 students from Dubbo Senior College took time off from preparing for HSC trial exams to come to the Compass program's 'Promote Yourself' workshop, which is designed to demystify the application process for early offer and undergraduate scholarship programs. More

  • Exploring the idea of university[3 July 2013]

    Year 7 students at Exploe Uni

    Throughout June, Compass program held its first Year 7 'Explore Uni' days with more than 300 students from Fairfield, Bass and Kogarah High Schools. More

  • E12 website relaunched[3 July 2013]

    E12 website relaunch event

    Find out about some of the students who joined the University this year through our Early Offer Year 12 scheme (or E12). More

  • Local students find their way to higher education at Broken Hill Learning Week 2013[3 July 2013]

    Broken Hill students in class

    More than 200 Broken Hill high school students will get a head start on their path to higher education at Broken Hill Learning Week, an innovative program run by the University of Sydney. More

  • Bridges to Higher Education brings Robotics to Dubbo classrooms[30 May 2013]

    Dubbo teachers will have the opportunity to learn the basics of robotic programming using LEGO NXT Robots and LEGO Mindstorms software at a teacher-training workshop on Thursday 30 May. More

  • The School of Rural Health Bus Tour 2013[9 April 2013]

    A photo of the participants in the Bus Tour

    Each year, Sydney Medical School's School of Rural Health, located in Central West NSW with a campus at both Orange and Dubbo, plays host to students who share an interest in rural medicine. More

  • On the road again[15 March 2013]

    Photo of students from Forbes High School

    Last week the Social Inclusion Unit's work in regional NSW continued with a visit by Compass staff to Forbes High School, where they hosted workshops on senior study, scholarships and getting into university. More

  • Compass finds its way to Dubbo[27 February 2013]

    Students in Dubbo - photo courtesy of the Greens NSW MP John Kaye website

    Three hundred and forty students attended workshops presented by the University of Sydney's Compass program over two days in Dubbo. More