We have been chosen by the NSW Government to develop a campus on a Parramatta River site, based on our status as a top-100 global university.
The campus will build on our 40-year history at Westmead Hospital, and our 80-year history in Western Sydney, but our vision is broader than medicine and health. As the educational anchor for the Government's Westmead Health and Innovation District, we aspire to create a genuinely multidisciplinary major campus that enables new partnership and innovation opportunities for all of Sydney
By 2050 more than 4 million people will live in Western Sydney. The NSW Government’s ambitions for Sydney to become a metropolis of three cities will mean Sydney’s second CBD in Parramatta will continue to expand.
As the population grows, and as educational attainment levels increase in these areas, we will have access to an increasing number of high-quality students.
Our modelling shows that, pending final agreement around the size and timings of the campus development, by the middle of the century, we will have:
NSW Government and University of Sydney sign framework agreement
Collaborating on a shared vision for greater Sydney