Venues and Access

Law School Foyer and LT 101

The Sydney Law School Building at the Camperdown campus is the venue for the majority of Sydney Ideas event.

The Foyer is the glass-walled room behind the lifts on the main street level, so enter direct from Eastern Avenue or take the lift to Level 2 from the car park. Click here for more information on how to get to the building.

Law School Lecture Theatre 101 is a tradtional lecture theatre, downstairs from the Foyer, on Level 1.

Lecture Theatres (LT) 104 and 106 are located under the forecourt of the New Law School building on Level 1.

Lecture Theatres (LT) 024 and 026 are located on Level 0.

There will be directional sigange to these venues around the Law School, on the day of the event.

There are a range of food and drink outlets nearby, including the fully licensed cafe Taste Baugette.

St James Building, City Law School campus

The University's old Sydney Law School Building in the city is the venue for the after-work City Forums. It is located at 173 - 175 Phillip Street.
Click here for venue access information.

Seymour Theatre Centre

Seymour Centre logo

The University of Sydney’s Performing Arts venue, the Seymour Theatre Centre is the venue for select Sydney Ideas events. It is located on the corner of City Rd and Cleveland St, Chippendale. Click here for detailed directions and access information on the Seymour Centre.

The Seymour Centre provides a fully licensed bar and coffee cart for Sydney Ideas patrons and is open one hour prior to the lecture start times of 6.30pm. Click here for further information on its food outlets and menus.

Great Hall, Quadrangle and other Quadrangle venues

The Great Hall in the historic Quadrangle of the Camperdown Campus is a venue for select Sydney Ideas lectures. Click here for information on public transport and how to get to the venue.

For door sales and to pick up pre-booked tickets, the Seymour Centre box office will be open in the Quadrangle one hour prior to the start of events.

Other venues in the Quadrangle include the General Lecture Theatre (GLT) and the Oriental Room. Once you are in the Quadrangle there will be directional signage to these venues.

Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Sydney Ideas also uses the University of Sydney's city based Sydney Conservatorium of Music venues. The Verbrugghen Hall is the a world-class concert hall seating 497 over two levels.

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is located in Macquarie St, opposite the junction with Bridge St. It is next to the Royal Botanic Gardens and the gates to Government House. It is easily accessible by public transport. There is no public parking on the site, however there is a short-stay drop-off point for disabled patrons and deliveries. Click here for detailed directions and public transport access to the Conservatorium.

For door sales and picking up pre-booked tickets, the Seymour Centre box office will be open in the Conservatorium foyer one hour prior to the start of the lecture.

The Conservatorium opens a licensed bar one hour prior to the start of Sydney Ideas lectures on Level 1 (down the steps from the main foyer).