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Alumni Festival

A festival for University of Sydney alumni, family, and friends
The Alumni Festival brings together alumni from around the world to experience the magic of campus as you’ve never seen it before. Explore behind the scenes, connect with old classmates and discover our world-leading research through hands-on experiences. With more than 60 activations to choose from, there's something for everyone.

Saturday 2 December, 10am until late

You can browse by online or on-campus delivery, access all event details, session dates, times, and locations, or add events to your calendar. Explore the program, build a personalised festival planner and register to attend events. 

Program at a glance



Family friendly activities



Music performances






Open buildings

Key information

Plan your visit


Redfern is a 10-minute walk to the campus. Central is a 15-minute walk along City Rd and George St. There are frequent buses from Railway Square to Parramatta Rd and City Rd.


If you are arriving by bus, there are stops at our main entrances on Parramatta Rd and City Rd. Use the Campus Map to locate the closest bus stop to your destination.

There are several car parks, outdoor parking areas, and off-street parking. To locate parking spaces on the Camperdown/Darlington Campus, go to MazeMaps and select the icon for ‘Car Parking’, ‘Motorbike Parking' or 'Parking- Accessible'. Go to the MazeMaps site.

Casual parking is available at a rate of $4 per hour, up to a maximum charge of $24 per day. We have a paperless system, using licence plate recognition technology. No parking tickets are required. No paper receipts are provided. You will need to take a photo of the final screen showing a URL address to contact to obtain a parking receipt.

Alternatively, you can use the CellOPark app onto your mobile phone and add register your vehicle licence plate and credit card to pay for parking. All parking meter machines have a sticker advertising the CellOPark app. Download CellOPark here.

If a parking meter machine is not working you will need to locate another parking meter machine to make payment or download the CelloPark app. The University is a paid parking area at all times. Payment must be made to park on campus. Failure to purchase a paid parking session may incur a fine.

St Paul's College

Enjoy the full University experience and stay at St Pauls College.   

St Paul's College offers stylish contemporary accommodation on campus. Set amongst the picturesque grounds and sandstone buildings, the college offers a unique stay and a memorable experience.

Accommodation at St. Paul's is available specifically for guests attending the Alumni Festival. Rooms are $250 per night (minimum 2 night stay). Book now.

Sancta Sophia College

Sancta Sophia College’s Graduate House offers convenient and modern accommodation on-campus. Single ensuite rooms are available at a special rate of $138 per night (including breakfast) for individuals attending the Alumni Festival.

Minimum 1 night stay between 30 November and 10 December 2023. Book here.

The University is dedicated to ensuring that all visitors have equal access to all the experiences we offer. 

Live-captioning available. If you have any accessibility requirements, or if you require further information or assistance to participate and engage in the full program of activities, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Email the Alumni Office -

Campus Maps will help you locate facilities that will assist you, including turn-by-turn navigation on campus that will avoid stairs and obstacles. Go to Campus Maps.