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Culturally safe spaces and support

If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student, we offer a range of support services to help during your time at University. There are also supportive study environments where you can relax and access resources to help with your studies.

Support services and programs

Whether you are an undergraduate, postgraduate or research student, the Mana Yura Student Support team can provide you with pastoral care, social and cultural opportunities and referrals to other support services offered by the University.

Drop in to say hello, or give the team a call to book an appointment.

Level 5, Jane Foss Russell Building (GO2)
Darlington Campus
+61 2 8627 8619

Health Sciences

If you are a health sciences student, you can access support programs and facilities offered by Yooroang Garang at the Cumberland Campus. Come in to say hello or contact a support officer.

Level 4, T Block
Cumberland Campus
Lidcombe NSW 2141
+61 2 9351 9066

Academic support

Each faculty has a dedicated Academic Advisor for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Contact our Mana Yura Student Support team for more information on academic assistance.  

Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS)

If you are an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student, you can access the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme. This program provides you with access to tutoring throughout your studies. For more information and to apply, see the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme page.

Mentoring Our Brothers and Sisters (MOBS) program

If you are in your first year of study at the University, the MOBS mentoring program can connect you with current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Find out more on the MOBS mentoring program page. 

Culturally safe spaces

The Old Teachers’ College on the Camperdown Campus offers access to computers, printing and photocopying facilities, a tutorial room, common room and kitchen. The Wingara Mura Research Library is also housed in the same building and is open from 9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

There is an Indigenous Student Room for Sydney Medical School students in the Edward Ford Building on the Camperdown Campus.

On the Cumberland Campus (Faculty of Health Sciences), the Yooroang Garang Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Support Centre has two study rooms, a student kitchen and lunchroom, 12 computers, photocopying and printing facilities.

Old Teachers' College

Yooroang Garang

Last updated: 20 November 2018

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