A Senate online exhibition on celebrations of major University anniversaries can be accessed from the links on the left.
The key events celebrated
- 6 September 1849: the speech made in Parliament by William Charles Wentworth advocating a university for Sydney
- 1 October 1850: the passage through the NSW legislature of the Act of Incorporation
- 3 February 1851: the first Senate meeting
- 11 October 1852: the inauguration of the University
- 12 October 1852: the arrival of the first students and the presentation of the first lectures