In 2019, the University of Sydney will partner with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras as an official event supporter.
2019 marks the fourth year that we'll join the festivities on Oxford Street. Pride Network Champion, Professor Stephen Garton, says of the partnership: "I think it’s important for the University to be involved in the Mardi Gras festival because it expresses some of our core values."
"We’re an institution characterised by diversity and inclusion," he says. "It's a time for students and staff to celebrate the LGBTIQ community."
The official Mardi Gras theme for this year is Fearless. We're putting together a vibrant float that embodies this theme: Knowledge conquers fear – stay tuned for more details about our fabulous float.
Applications are now open to University staff or students interested in participating with us at Fair Day or the parade in 2019.