Our campus at Westmead is home to around 1600 students who are conducting study, research or clinical placements at Westmead, including critical research into the causes and mechanisms of disease and devising novel interventions for prevention and treatment.
The Westmead campus includes three major medical research institutes, two large-scale University of Sydney teaching hospitals and the largest pathology service in NSW.
We are strengthening our partnership with the Westmead health precinct and contributing to greater health, education, research and training by providing new education facilities, upgrades to existing spaces, and a suite of new academic programs and initiatives.
The University has had a presence at Westmead for more than 40 years, and the Westmead Precinct is still growing and undergoing transformation. However, there is still enormous change to come. We are proud to be part of this journey and our engagement in the region will continue to increase. The Sydney Medical School and the Sydney Dental School already have a strong presence at Westmead, along with our strategic centres. Our students have access to three medical research institutes and two teaching hospitals. This provides our students with access to some of the best clinicians and researchers in Australia and internationally.
We are committed to contributing to the largest and most dynamic translational research ecosystem in Australia, with a focus on person-centred innovation and education. We have three strategic centres with a presence in the region: the Charles Perkins Centre, the Brain and Mind Centre and the Marie Bashir Institute. By offering a transformational approach to solving problems – both within health and beyond – we go outside the walls of the University into community and society.