Information for New Staff and Students
Welcome to the School of Physics
Welcome to the School of Physics. We hope that you will find the School an inspiring place to work and that you will enjoy your time here. This page is here to help staff and students find information relevant to their work, and their functioning within the School of Physics and University. There are many aspects, split into resources for new arrivals to get started at the school, and then further, more specialised information. Contacts are given in the pane on the right if information in the pages is inadequate, and we welcome any suggestions for changes to the pages.
Getting Started at the School of Physics
For arriving personnel please first see the printable Getting Started page to help with the initial set-up. For more detailed information see the following pages.
For locating the University and school, finding public transport, and obtaining campus maps see How to find us.
Office and IT: Office and computer setup, information about office facilities, and IT support.
General Administration: Policies and Paperwork, Forms, (eg: pay, leave, reimbursements), scholarships and funding, and legal policies.
People, Contact and Communication: Find and contact physics personnel, add your own contact details to staff and student directories, find research groups, and learn of school meetings.
Also please consider attending a half-day University Orientation Seminar to introduce new staff to the workings of the University of Sydney.
Further School of Physics Information
Safety, Emergency and OHS: Physics First aid officers, fire procedures, Occupational Health and Safety policies, injury procedures, etc.
The Physics Building and Regional Facilities: Transport, building access, and regional food, facilities and culture.
Teaching and Learning Information: Information, resources and procedures for Tutors and Lecturers.
Information for Researchers: Libraries, sourcing textbooks and journals, recording publications on the school database, and the research structure of the university.
Other School of Physics Pages
Useful Links: This is a collection of university and external linksuseful to staff and students.
About Physics at Sydney: an introduction to the School of Physics
Alumni: The School of Physics Alumni page provides information for Alumni, including a list of upcoming events.
Schools and Community: The Outreach program raises the public visibility and attractiveness of physics and promotes the School of Physics.
Note that some links may be to pages that are available only 'locally'. You will have to be on the university network to access these pages.