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General and faculty-specific activities for schools
Receive advice from our friendly student ambassadors, get involved in faculty-specific activities, and discover what facilities our University campuses have to offer.

Events and webinars

Throughout the year we run a range of online and on-campus events and webinars for prospective undergraduate students. These include degree- and discipline-specific webinars, Year 10 Information Evenings, Year 12 Information Evenings, Open Day and Info Day.

School visits

Our general presentation is hosted by our student ambassadors and includes information on areas of study, opportunities for industry experience, study abroad, university life, scholarships, admission pathways and how to apply.

There are also extended versions of the presentation where we will cover admission pathways and scholarships in more depth.

Depending on your selection, presentations are between 30-50 minutes. We recommend scheduling no less than 10 minutes for a Q&A following the presentation.

Virtual school presentations

Book a live virtual school presentation and Q&A for your class.

The Zoom session will be unique to your school and hosted by two of our student ambassadors, who will give a 30-40 minute presentation that covers the same content as our in-person school visits. The presentation will be followed by an interactive Q&A.

Careers markets 

We attend high school careers markets throughout the year. Our student ambassadors can provide one-on-one advice on all aspects of university, including courses, global exchange opportunities, transferring and deferring, and other topics to help students make an informed decision.

Campus tours

We invite you and your students to join our student ambassadors for a tour of our Camperdown/Darlington campus. Students will get an inside look at Australia’s oldest university and receive the answers to any questions they have about studying with us.

Tours start underneath the Quadrangle Clocktower and cover many of the key features on campus. A typical campus tour is 2 hours in duration, comprising a 1-hour tour of the campus and facilities, and a 1-hour University presentation.

Faculty tours, outreach and activities

Learn more about how our faculties and schools are engaging with high schools and primary schools throughout the community.

The Sydney Institute of Agriculture offers five hands-on workshops, including an insight into why chocolate is so delicious! These are available to students from all years (groups of 10-30).

Visit the Tin Sheds Gallery and join in the exploration of new ideas, research, debate and spatial experimentation and innovation.

ARTiculate Series

Our ARTiculate virtual talk series aims to support high school students to enrich their understanding of subjects related to arts, humanities and social sciences. These 30-minute webinars are followed by a Q&A and are suitable for Year 11 and 12 students. Explore the topics including Shakespeare, health economics, ancient history, French, and geography with political economy.

LINK Project: Widening Participation in English

By building collaborative partnerships with low socio-economic high schools across Western Sydney and regional NSW, our Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is bringing the humanities to life and demystifying university study in the process.

Learn more about the LINK Project

Society and Culture PI Consultation

An opportunity for Year 12 students to discuss their PIP topic with our PhD students in virtual, one-to-one consultations.

HSC Shakespeare Seminars

In partnership with Bell Shakespeare, HSC Shakespeare seminars are designed to directly link to HSC modules and give students the edge in upcoming exams. Academic and dramatic – these seminars offer rich content, supported by live performances.

Languages at Sydney: Go Global

Hosted by the School of Languages and Cultures, Languages at Sydney is a series of annual events for high school students, teachers and career advisers to get a taste of language studies at the University of Sydney.

Professional learning for teachers

Discover our wide range of programs and resources including the accredited Assessment Literacy modules for teachers. 

Sydney College of the Arts

Explore the galleries and exhibitions at the Sydney College of the Arts to see a range of challenging and innovative contemporary art exhibitions and events.

We host a workshop to assist you with preparing your teacher education personal statement to study one of our undergraduate education degrees (excluding early childhood).

If you’re a subject teacher with students interested in engineering, computer science or project management, our Faculty of Engineering has a range of outreach activities run here on campus or at your school.

Learn more on our Faculty of Engineering website.

The Faculty of Medicine and Health engages with staff and students from schools around Australia, offering several options including:

  • tours of our four extensive museums exhibiting a rich assortment of scientific, historic and educational artefacts 

  • visit our state-of-the-art facilities, including the Susan Wakil Health Building

  • school presentations, activities and teaching resources with our staff and current students 

  • pathways opportunities for students in rural and remote communities, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

  • international school engagement programs through our international partnerships

Learn more about the engagement opportunities in the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

High School Tours 

Tours of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music are available weekly for prospective students and their friends and by appointment during Semester.

Led by our current student ambassadors, this 1-hour tour will guide you through our state-of-the-art facilities, while offering an opportunity to ask questions about your study options with the SCM.

Book a Conservatorium campus tour


The Sydney Conservatorium of Music offers several music workshops for high school students through the Open Academy in:

  • Lyric writing
  • Gamelan
  • HSC performance masterclass
  • Composing for Film

And more.

Book a workshop

Enjoy a lunchtime concert

See what’s on and when.


Our masterclasses give students and the public unique opportunities to work with high-calibre musicians, composers and academics. Attain knowledge, skills and inspiration from some of the world’s leading talent.

Rising Stars at the Con

Each year, the Conservatorium of Music fosters the development of an elite group of young musicians, with the Rising Stars program for students in Years 7-12.

Have a mathematics researcher take over your classroom for a one‑hour virtual visit. Your students will be introduced to mathematics in careers, a current field of research and hands-on puzzles designed by the visitor.

Explore the wide range of events and activities run by the Faculty of Science. They run everything from public talks, HSC revision and school activities, to teaching resources.

Visit the Faculty of Science community engagement page for more information.