Around the Workshop

On this page you can find a lot of useful information around the workshop:

Visa information

To avoid any problems when entering the country, please check the link of the Department of Immigration and Citizenship:


Getting Around Sydney

RAIL: How best to get around Sydney go to:



Camperdown Campus: How to get around


Camperdown Campus: Car parking

For more information and prices regarding car parking on campus, please visit:



Rydges Camperdown Hotel Sydney

9 Missenden Road

Camperdown NSW 2050

Phone: +61 2 9516 1522

Facilities: Iron and ironing board, mini Bar and refrigerator, data-ports, TV, functional desk/workstation area, individually controlled air-conditioning, swimming pool and sauna, children’s wading pool, games room and brassiere and bar downstairs. 5 minute walk to University of Sydney or Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.


Medina Executive Sydney Central

2 Lee Street

Sydney NSW 2000


Adara Camperdown

23–33 Missenden Road, Camperdown

Sydney CBD Fringe 2050 Australia

  • Tel +61 2 9557 6100
  • Fax +61 2 9557 6099

Conveniently located within Sydney’s inner west, just a10 minutes drive from Sydney CBD, adjacent to the grounds of Sydney University and close to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Quest Camperdown offers spacious, well appointed accommodation in 2 properties located at about 200 metres from each other. Food lovers and those in search of nightlife will discover the buzzing precinct of Newtown just a short stroll away. The King Street strip is lined with fashionable boutiques, convivial bars and an array of restaurants and cafes offering a variety of cuisines from all over the globe.


Mercure Sydney Hotel

818 – 820 George Street Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Facilities: 517 modern contemporary rooms, restaurant and bar, indoor swimming pool and gymnasium. Laundry facilities are available. Tea making facilities are in every room. See website for further details. 10 minute bus ride to the University of Sydney.


Hotel Ibis World Square

382 -384 Pitt Street 2000 – Sydney Australia

Facilities: All 166 modern contemporary rooms boast flat screen LCD televisions, high-speed broadband internet and in house movies. Enjoy an interactive breakfast at our heritage listed iBistro or gather at our newly built iBar located on ground level for you and your friends to relax over a drink or two. Other hotel features available only at the Hotel Ibis World Square include 24-hour gym and business centre.


Waldorf Apartments

Cnr of Cleveland and Chippen Streets,ChippendaleSydney NSW 2008da Apartment Hotel Chippendale


Adina Apartment Hotel Chippendale

74-80 Ivy Street

NSW 2008 Australia
Tel: +61 2 9311 8800
Fax: +61 2 9311 8899
13 Layton Street
NSW 2050, Australia

RYALS Serviced Apartments Camperdown offers self-contained serviced apartments with all the comforts of home. All apartments boast internal laundry facilities, granite galley kitchens, and brand new modern furnishings with a light and lively contemporary feel that will ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible. For those who enjoy dining out, RYALS is surrounded by numerous boutique eateries, café’s and watering holes serving up some of the best food and coffee in Sydney. RYALS is within walking distance to the vibrant and very entertaining strip of King Street Newtown and also to Sydney University and the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.


Atelier Appartement

Atelier, 130 Carillon Avenue, offers self-contained modern studios and one bedroom apartments. Located in a modern six storey apartment building with lift, we are within 6km of Sydney’s CBD and 4km of Darling Harbour. Travel to the city is only 15 minutes by train and 10 minutes by bus and we are only 30 minutes away from the airport by train. All the restaurants in the dining mecca of King Street, Newtown are just 200 metres away while Sydney University and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) are within walking distance from us. Enjoy the comforts of your own home at Atelier.


Novotel Sydney Central

A 4.5 star hotel next to the Sydney Darling Harbour precinct, the contemporary Novotel Sydney Central is perfectly positioned only a few minutes away from Sydney’s premier entertainment and exhibition venues. 

Novotel Sydney Central is conveniently located within walking distance of Darling Harbour attractions including IMAX Theatre Sydney, Sydney SEA LIFE Aquarium, National Maritime Museum, Sydney Wildlife World, Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney Exhibition & Convention Centre and Powerhouse Museum.  The hotel offers direct undercover access to Central Railway Station for travel to the Sydney CBD and other destinations.  

Novotel Sydney Central features 255 well-appointed and spacious guestrooms, including 4 suites with the choice of a private balcony and a King or two Queen beds.  As a Sydney city accommodation provider, Novotel Sydney Central was recently awarded the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) NSW Awards for Excellence for Best Mid Range Hotel of the Year.  The hotel also offers 14 purpose built meeting spaces supported by a 600 space, on-site car parking station. 


Australia Street Guesthouse

Phone: 02 9557 0702


This older style two story house in Newtown is eclectically filled with Danish Modern and Australian retro furniture and decorated with fine ethnic, Aboriginal and contemporary artworks. Located within the diverse shopping, food and entertainment precinct it is also adjacent to a lovely park with children’s playground and only fifteen minutes walk to Sydney University. Make your own breakfast in a small kitchenette, wireless broadband, fax, printing services, DVD and laundry facilities available.


Verona Guest House


Forsyth B&B

Forsyth is a delightful bed and breakfast establishment, a “piece of inner-city serenity”, nestled between Glebe Point Road and Blackwattle Bay on Sydney Harbour, located 3 km from the city and 20 minutes drive from the airport. Forsyth offers two spacious guest rooms, both located upstairs, each with a queen size bed (single/double occupancy), reverse cycle air-conditioning, cable television, and free wi-fi. Check out some of the reviewsfrom recent guests.

Blackwattle has a separate television / reading space and en-suite bathroom, and “a circular porthole offsets the angular ceiling and gives a bird’s eye view of the street”*. 

Rozelle offers a full size bathroom (with double shower, bath and bidet) and a private balcony with views out towards Anzac Bridge and the city. 


Australia Street Cottage

Phone: 02 9519 7509


This cottage offers contemporary style in an 1858 sandstone cottage made from Sydney’s unique Pyrmont sandstone quarried in the mid 19th century by convicts. The cottage is fully self contained, has two bedrooms, a sunny courtyard, laundry and located a fifteen minute taxi ride from the airport; a fifteen minute train ride to Circular Quay, Opera House.


Sydney Central YHA

11 Rawson Place,Corner of Pitt St and Rawson Place (opposite Central Station)Sydney 2000
University Motor Inn

very handy, only 100 meters from the Uni.25 Arundel Street, Glebe, NSW 2037

Tel: +61 (0)2 9660 5777


UniLodge Sydney – 3 star

Broadway, Broadway, Sydney, NSW 2007

+61 (0)2 9338 5000


Occasional Child Care Centres

The following is a list of Occasional Care Centres closest to the University of Sydney Camperdown/Darlington campus. They are not connected to the University of Sydney or University of Sydney Union. Please contact the centres directly, if you would like further information.

Redfern Occasional Care

55 Pitt Street, Redfern+61 (0)2 9288 5620


SDN Glebe Children’s Education & Care Centre

112a Glebe St, Glebe Tel:  Tel: +61 (0)2 9552 3747

Marrickville Occasional Care

356 Victoria Rd, Marrickville  Tel: +61 (0)2 9558 1591