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Transforming our campuses

Supporting education and research excellence

Our Campus Improvement Program is transforming our infrastructure for generations of students and staff, while maintaining our heritage and history.

Our campuses are evolving to meet the changing needs of 21st century students, researchers and teaching staff and provide cultural, recreational, sporting and retail spaces to the wider community.

To deliver upon our vision to continually improve, renew and restore our beautiful and unique campuses, we're investing in an ongoing Campus Improvement Program that will run until 2020.

The program provides:

  • outstanding research and education facilities
  • buildings that complement and add value to Sydney's world-renowned reputation.

Key transformation projects

A key focus of the University’s next era of strategic growth is Western Sydney.

Building on our already strong presence with the foundation disciplines of medicine and dentistry and our substantial research activity at Westmead, we will continue to work with the NSW Government and all of our partners in the precinct to develop, by 2030, a genuinely multidisciplinary campus with 6000 students – an increase of 4800 students from our current state – and a commensurate increase in our academic capacity.

We will invest more than $50 million in infrastructure alone by 2020, with a long-range financing target of around $500 million over the next 15 years.

Find out more about our Westmead campus

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies precinct redevelopment will deliver the systematic refurbishment and redevelopment of the existing Engineering precinct to provide world-class teaching, learning and research facilities over the next 10 years. This project will include reinvigorating the faculty’s infrastructure.

A dedicated project team has been established to undertake engaging and continuous consultation with stakeholders. This will determine the principles and ideas for the redevelopment and will ensure that the best thinking is applied to this site.

Site due diligence has been completed and the process has commenced.

Important documents for this development

Stamped approved plans (pdf, 9.1MB)

Statutory approval document 1 (pdf, 9MB)

Statutory approval document 2 (pdf, 95KB)

Statutory approval document 3 (pdf, 1.8MB)

Approved Strategies Plans Program (pdf, 19.5KB)

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management Plan Final (pdf, 12MB)

Aboriginal Heritage Impact Assessment Final (pdf, 4.5MB)

Arborist Impact Assessment Tree Protection Specification (pdf, 14.9MB)

Asbestos Works Management Plan (pdf, 6.1MB)

Construction Noise and Vibration Management Plan (pdf, 11.5MB)

Construction Soil and Water Management Plan (pdf, 436.6KB)

Construction Soil and Water Management Plan (pdf, 378.5KB) (updated April 2019)

Construction Traffic and Pedestrian Management Plan (pdf, 4.9MB)

Construction Waste Management Plan (pdf, 371.2KB)

Construction Waste Management Plan (pdf, 378KB) (updated April 2019)

Construction Environmental Management Plan (pdf, 1.6MB)

Construction Environmental Management Plan (pdf, 1.8MB) (updated April 2019)

Proposed Independent Environmental Audit Program (pdf, 339.5KB)

Stage 1 Development: Preconstruction Compliance Report (pdf, 1MB)

Construction Compliance Report – July 2019 (pdf, 1.1MB)

Compliance Monitoring and Reporting Program (pdf, 19.5KB)

Construction Compliance Report – November 2019 (pdf, 3.7MB)

Environmental Audit Report 3 (pdf, 2.3MB)

Environmental Management Plan - Stage 1 (pdf, 2.4MB)

Construction Environmental Management Plan (pdf, 1.1MB) (updated 2021)

More information, enquiries and complaints

See below a list of important documents for this building project and copies of them. To enquire about the development or to make a complaint, please contact Drew Bagnall by email at drew.bagnall@sydney.edu.au or by phone on 02 9114 2641 or 0451 101 260.

ETP Complaints Management System and Procedure (pdf, 80.3KB)

Complaints and Enquiries Management System and Procedure (pdf, 80.3KB)

ETP Complaints and Enquiries Register (xlsx, 12KB)

Community Communication Strategy (pdf, 174.2KB)

Community Communication Strategy Management Plan (pdf, 174.2KB)

Construction update

  • Construction Certificate 1 was successfully received in March 2019, allowing for commencement of the main works. 
  • Civil works have commenced onsite, with bulk excavation now 70 percent complete, detailed excavation underway and piling pad footings planned to commence soon.
  • Essential services diversions and the enabling works package are now complete.
  • J07 demolition works are nearing completion and will facilitate the new truck dock.