About Senate

Senate history

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 timeline

Senate's history: 1849 to the present

Senate's composition: 1851 to the present

Senate's people

The Senate Room

Acts of Parliament