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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Support Services

 

Mana Yura student support team

All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are offered pastoral care, social and cultural opportunities, and referrals to other support services offered by the University. Each Faculty has a dedicated Academic Advisor for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Drop in to say hello, or give the team a call to book an appointment.

(02) 8627 8619
Level 5, Jane Foss Russell Building (GO2), Darlington Campus
support.cadigal@sydney.edu.au

 

Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS)

The Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate and coursework postgraduate students with individual or group tuition. Students are matched with a qualified ITAS tutor suited to their needs. Check out the website for information on eligibility and the online application process.

(02) 8627 5260
Level 5, Jane Foss Russell Building (G02), Darlington Campus
itas.support@sydney.edu.au
sydney.edu.au/students/indigenous-tutorial-assistance-scheme.html

 

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 other enrolled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. For more information, contact the Mana Yura Student Support team.

(02) 8627 8619
support.cadigal@sydney.edu.au 

 

Yooroang Garang Indigenous Student Support Unit

Located at Cumberland Campus, this service provides support programs and facilities to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Yoorang Garang provides study rooms, a student kitchen and lunchroom, student computer labs, and printing facilities.

(02) 9351 9066
T Block, Level 4, (via Gate 1), East Street, Lidcombe
fhsyginfo@usyd.edu.au
sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/yooroang-garang/

 

Other Culturally Safe Spaces

Some University buildings provide spaces dedicated to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Old Teachers’ College 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 9:30am–4:30pm, Monday–Friday.
Room 219A, Level 2 (Ground Floor), Old Teachers’ College (A22), Camperdown Campus

Edward Ford Building has an Indigenous Student Room for Sydney Medical School students:
Edward Ford building (A27), Camperdown Campus

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