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O Week 2018

Welcome to Sydney University! Here's our 6 tips for learning success - We're looking forward to meeting you during the O Week events in our libraries!
Inside the Law Library at night

1. Find your space

You have the choice of 12 Library spaces, with five open 24/7. You can book group study rooms or a desk.

Man on computer outside library

2. Find books and articles

Find your unit of study readings and use our subject guides to find the best resources for your degree.

Student looking at library website on PC

3. Search smarter

Our online training shows you how to find, evaluate and reference scholarly resources.

PLAs in fountain

4. We'll be there for you

You can talk to us at service points, Chat Now or Ask Us Now, or meet with a librarian or a PLA.

3D printer

5. Take a break, get inspired

Book time with the equipment in ThinkSpace, or have a nap in an EnergyPod

Dr Karl at Rare Bites

6. See stuff, learn stuff

Come to one of our events or talks, visit an exhibition, come to a workshop, or follow us on social media

  • Escape Room

    Experience the Escape Room craze right here in the Library, in one of our themed interactive environments. Test your creative and investigative thinking skills to find the clues, solve the puzzles and get out of the room… in only 30 minutes.

    Book here

    Wednesday - Friday
    Rooms 223 and 219
    Level 2, Fisher Library
  • Library tours

    Fisher Library

    • 10am - 4pm every hour on the hour

    Scitech library

    • 10am, 1pm, 3pm
    Monday - Friday
  • Discover Your Library

    This session is designed to get new students actively participating and reflecting about how information can be found and utilised during your degrees and beyond. Choose from both English language sessions and combined Chinese and English language sessions.

    Book here

    Health Sciences
    Wednesday - Friday
    Fisher & SciTech
  • Rare Books introductory sessions

    Encounter some of the Library’s greatest treasures up close at our Rare Books & Special Collections discovery sessions. You’ll view highlights of our fascinating collections of early printed books, medieval and renaissance manuscripts, archival material, and much, much more.

    Book here

    Monday - Friday
    Rare Books & Special Collections
    Level 1, Fisher Library
  • Speed Meet & Chat

    Are you new to the University and want to talk to other new students? Anxious about starting Uni and looking to make friends? Come along, meet other new students and share your stories. Everyone welcome! If you’re hesitant to join the event because you think you don't have any specific things to share with others, you don’t need to worry. We will supply you with topics to chat about. It’s easy - just register, turn up and have a chat with your fellow students.

    Book here

    Wednesday - Friday
    Seminar Room
    Level 2, Fisher Library
  • Pop up ThinkSpace

    Some of our equipment from ThinkSpace will be available in SciTech.

    • Sphero
    • Mini Lulzbot
    • Leap Motion
    Monday - Friday
    Scitech library
  • International Meet & Greet

    Starting at a new university in a foreign country can be intimidating. The international student meet and greet aims to welcome international post graduate coursework students to the University, help them make connections, and have fun! We will be playing trivia, eating pizza and giving you some top advice for your time in Sydney.

    Book here

    Friday, March 7
    Event Space
    The Quarter (Badham Building)