How do I enrol?

  • How many Summer School subjects can I enrol in?
  • How do I apply?
  • When do applications open?
  • When is the last day I can enrol?
  • Can students from outside the University of Sydney apply?
  • What are the steps in the enrolment process?
  • How do I know if I have a place in the Summer School?

    What are the key dates that I need to be aware of?
  • What does the Census Date mean?
  • When is the Census Date?

How many Summer School subjects can I enrol in?

Students may enrol for a maximum of two subjects in the Summer School, provided there is no clash in the timetable.

How many Winter School subjects can I enrol in?

Students may enrol for a maximum of one subject in the Winter School.

How do I apply?

All students are required to enrol online through the Registration Centre. In person enrolments will not be accepted.

Supporting documentation, where required, must be provided to the Summer School office within three (3) days of online application.

You can drop your envelope with your supporting documents into the Summer School Office.

When do applications open?

Summer School applications open on 25 September and are staggered according to the level and faculty of the unit of study.

Winter School applications open on 12 May 2014.

See Important Dates for more information.

When is the last day I can enrol?

SUMMER SCHOOL 2013/2014

Summer December session: Friday, 22 November 2013.

Summer Main session: Friday, 9 December 2013.

Summer Late session: Friday,3 January 2014.

Please note that you should enrol as early as possible in order to secure a place in the class as many classes fill very quickly.

WINTER SCHOOL 2014

19 June 2014
See Important Dates for more information.

Can students from outside the University of Sydney apply?

Yes, we welcome any tertiary student enrolled at any Australian university or overseas university. Note you must meet the prerequisites for the unit of study for which you are enrolling.

You may also apply if you are not enrolled at a university but are eligible for admission to the relevant degree program for your unit of study.

Am I eligible for a subject which is not associated with my current award degree?

If you wish to enrol in a subject which is not associated with your current award degree and you wish to have the subject credited, you must apply to your Faculty for permission to undertake the unit as part of your course.
If you do not meet the prerequisites for your chosen subject, you must apply for a waiver online at the time of application.

How do I know if I have a place in the Summer School?

When you first apply through the Registration Centre, your registration will be marked as "In Progress" (yellow coloured).

Once your application has been assessed, your fees have been confirmed, your academic record has been checked and all outstanding documentation has been provided, then we will change your status to "Enrolled" (green coloured). This means that your enrolment is confirmed.

You will also receive an email confirming your enrolment.

What are the key dates that I need to be aware of?

See Important Dates for more information.

What does the Census Date mean?

Students can withdraw from their subjects without academic penalty and receive a full fees refund until the census date. However, late withdrawal penalties apply between the on-time withdrawal deadline and the census date.

See Important Dates for more information and read the Refund Policy.

When is the Census Date?

See Important Dates for more information.

How do I get a library card?

Students enrolled at the University of Sydney will already have access to the University's libraries using their Usyd library card.

Library access is also available to new students enrolled for Summer or Winter School study only. A library card for Summer and Winter School students is available from the card centre at Margaret Tefler Building(K07).
To log into Library Services, use your name and the barcode on your card issued by the card centre.

The University's principal library is Fisher library. During Summer School this library is open Mon, Fri and Sat 9am - 5pm and Tues, Wed and Thurs 9am - 9pm.

All campus libraries are closed during Summer School on Sundays and for the Australia Day holiday in January.

How do I get IT access?

The University of Sydney provides various electronic teaching and learning solutions together with student access to online course notes, outlines, timetables, results, etc. The primary student-based sites are:

  • online teaching and learning resource - Flexible Online Learning Project (WEBCT)
    student intranet - MyUni.

Some faculties provide faculty-specific solutions, such as the Blackboard system in the School of Business.

As information technology is a primary component of university study, all students enrolled at the University of Sydney are provided with access to these resources via a Unikey account. New students to the University in Summer School are also provided with a Unikey account.

How do I get a Unikey account?

Currently enrolled students at the University of Sydney will already have access to the University's student intranet sites via an existing Unikey login.

The procedure for new students in Summer School to acquire such access is to contact the ICT Helpdesk on 02 9351 6000 and quote the Unikey login, a Unikey password will be created.

Important: Students are encouraged to apply for Unikey access immediately once their Summer School enrolment is confirmed.

How do I get to a Computer Access Lab?

Computer Access Labs are available to all Summer School students. Labs are located across the University's Camperdown/Darlington campus.

Important: Computer Access Lab opening hours may vary during Summer School.