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Locations and facilities

Supporting teaching and research in medicine and health

Based throughout NSW and with partners and affiliates around the globe, our facilities support a wide network of medicine and health students, teachers, clinicians and researchers across a range of disciplines.

Our locations

The majority of our courses are taught out of the University's Camperdown/Darlington campus, including medical sciences, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, and some health sciences programs.

Nursing is currently taught out of our Mallet Street Building (as well as at Westmead), located 10 minutes away from Camperdown. In 2020 the Sydney Nursing School will move to our Camperdown location in the new health building.

Located in Lidcombe, our Cumberland campus is home to students and researchers from the Faculty of Health Sciences.

In 2020, the Faculty of Health Sciences will join the Faculty of Medicine and Health and relocate to our Camperdown campus in the new health building.

Our Westmead campus, including its two clinical schools, is home to world-class teaching and research in medicine and health.  Students and researchers at Westmead can undertake study and research in dentistry, medicine, medical sciences, nursing and public health.

Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)

Offered through SIM in Singapore, Sydney Nursing School teaches a Bachelor of Nursing (Post-registration) designed for registered nurses in Singapore who wish to upgrade their qualification to a bachelor's level. 

Other international locations

Our reach stretches internationally with programs, departments and offices around the globe.

  • Cambodia
  • Canada 
  • China
  • Europe 
  • Fiji
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Pakistan
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • The Philippines
  • Timor Leste
  • Tonga
  • United States 
  • Vietnam

Medical education and research also occur throughout NSW in each of our clinical schools located in:

  • Broken Hill
  • Central Sydney
  • Concord
  • Dubbo
  • Lismore
  • Nepean
  • North Shore Sydney
  • Orange
  • Wahroonga
  • Westmead.

Click here to learn more about our clinical schools.

Susan Wakil Health Building

In 2020, many of our health disciplines will move into the newly built Susan Wakil Health Building.  It will be the first time that all of our health disciplines will work out of the same precinct.

Sydney Nursing School and the Faculty of Health Sciences will move from the current Mallet St building and Cumberland campus respectively, along with components of Sydney Medical School, Sydney Pharmacy School and Sydney Dental School.

The building has been designed to be agile for multidisciplinary teaching and learning across all health disciplines and a place of collaborative research. It will provide state of the art clinical simulation programs and a multi-service clinic, as well as flexible infrastructure that supports team-based research programs.  

Learn more about the new health precinct.

Our facilities

We provide students and researchers with state-of-the-art research, teaching and clinical facilities. 

Dental Simulation Clinics

Simulation clinics in Westmead Hospital and the Sydney Dental Hospital provide students with the confidence and skills as they learn to perform new procedures in a safe environment.

There are a number of specialised health sciences facilities at our Cumberland campus.

These include:

  • Exercise, health and performance
  • Virtual Environment for Radioative Training (VERT) system
  • Speech Science Laboratory

For more information, visit the Faculty of Health Sciences facilities page.

The Bosch Institute houses a number of laboratories with specialised medical sciences facilities and equipment.

  • Advanced Microscopy Facility
  • Animal Behavioural Facilities
  • Bosch Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Experimental Design Facility
  • Bosch Mass Spectrometry Facility
  • Live Cell Analysis Facility
  • Molecular Biology Facility

Other facilities include:

  • Ann Macintosh Forensic Osteology Laboratory
  • Histopathology Laboratory - now located in the Charles Perkins Centre
Clinical Simulation Laboratories

The Clinical Simulation Laboratories at the Sydney Nursing School provide students with safe environment to develop their confidence and clinical nursing schools. 

The labs are equipped with medium and high fidelity manikins that are prepared to simulate real patients and are based on authentic patient scenarios with their own charts and specific patient care.

These electronic manikins have many capabilities such as pulse, blood pressure, heart, lung and bowel sounds which enhances the students assessment skills, critical thinking as well as time management skills. 

Our research programs are supported by a range of cutting edge facilities and technologies, driving investigations into many key areas of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy practice.

Facilities at the Sydney Pharmacy School include:

  • tissue analysis
  • electrophysiology
  • flow cytometry
  • nucleic acid and protein analysis
  • purification and interaction
  • centrifuges
  • nano-IR
  • microscopy
  • chromatography
  • pharmaceutical formulation
  • structure determination facilities.

Contact Dr Sarah Cui (sarah.cui@sydney.edu.au) for more information and equipment bookings.