The University of Sydney was incorporated by an Act of the Legislature of New South Wales, the Act of Incorporation, on 1 October 1850 and was the first university to be established in Australasia.
The first meeting of Senate, the governing body of the University, was held in 1851.
Senate's history: 1849 to the present
Senate's composition: 1851 to the present
- Fellows of Senate all fellows by first year of service / all fellows by name
- Chancellors from 1851
- Vice-Chancellors history / vice-chancellors from 1851
- Deputy Chancellors from 1924
- Secretaries to Senate from 1851