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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support and safe spaces

Safe spaces


Gadigal Centre

The Gadigal Centre student support unit in the John Woolley Building offers students access to computers, study spaces, printing and photocopying facilities, a common room and kitchen.

  • Room, S243, John Woolley Building (A20)
  • Staffed Hours – 9.00am-5.00pm Monday-Friday
  • Student Access Hours – 6.00am-12.00am daily.

Wingara Mura Resource Centre

The Wingara Mura Resource Centre is also housed in the John Woolley Building (A20). The Resource Centre holds a comprehensive collection of resources relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and affairs, including rare and out of print materials, which can be accessed on-site for research (items are not available to borrow or take off-site).

The Resource Centre also provides other services including access to local and Indigenous newspapers, photocopy and printing facilities and a quiet study area, as well as an on-site librarian to help you find the items you need.

  • Room N238, John Woolley Building (A20)
  • Resource Centre opening hours: 9.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Browse the Wingara Mura Resource Centre collection through the University of Sydney Library Catalogue.

For more information, please contact the Library:
+61 2 9351 7012

Susan Wakil Health Building

The Yooroang Garang space in the Susan Wakil Health Building offers students access to computers, printing and photocopying facilities, a common room and kitchen and group study rooms with medical beds and practical medical equipment.

This safe space is specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

  • Level 1, near main entrance, Susan Wakil Health Building (D18)
  • Opening hours: students have access to Yooroang Garang 24 hours a day, including weekends
  • Additionally, there is a 24/7 space on level 1 within the Susan Wakil Building. This can be accessed on the grandstand side of the building.

Edward Ford Building

There is also an Indigenous student room for Sydney Medical School students in the Edward Ford Building on the Camperdown campus.

  • Room 115, Level 1, Edward Ford Building (A27) Entrance via Fisher Road
Last updated: 09 August 2022

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