About Summer & Winter School
- Why study at Summer or Winter School?
- What factors do I need to consider before enrolling over Summer
- I am not a current student at the University of Sydney – can I take a Summer or Winter School unit of study?
- What are my responsibilities as a Summer or Winter School student?
- What responsibilities does the Summer School assume for students?
Attending classes at The University of Sydney during summer or Winter offers many advantages. You can:
- use this time to accelerate your degree
- reduce your workload throughout the rest of the year
- repeat units of study
- enjoy smaller classes
- recent high school graduates may get an early start on their degree
Summer School and Winter school are intensive programs: the usual semester time is reduced to 6 weeks over summer and 3 or 4 weeks over winter session. This means that students need to be committed to attending all classes when studying in the shorter time frame.
- currently enrolled students from Australian or overseas tertiary institutions
- international students on a tourist visas
- suitably qualified students who are not currently enrolled at university
All students must meet the pre-requisites for the unit of study and admission requirements of the University.
- ensure that your enrolment choice is correct
- ensure you have obtained special permission from faculty for a unit of study, if necessary
- ensure you have correctly filled in a Fee HELP form - if you choose Fee HELP
- check the timetable regularly as all alterations are posted on the website.
- check that you do not have a timetable clash
- be aware of the student code of conduct
Summer School staff provide:
- accurate advice on Summer School policy
- general study advice on faculty rules, degree programs and referral information.
- assist and resolve enrolment or fees problems