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Welcome Week at the Library

Curiouser & Curiouser

Welcome to Sydney University! At the Library, we're here to support you during your time at the Uni - and what better way to get to know us, our services and facilities than Welcome Week, 2020.

We have a heaps of activities happening! Join us from Monday 17th through to Friday 21st February 2020.

We're ready to meet you

There will be plenty activities, freebies and library staff ready to answer your questions at each of our libraries - come and say hi!

Library Tours

Find out about everything Fisher Library has to offer on a 20-minute tour.

See even more in the BIG Library tour and discover Fisher Library, SciTech Library and ThinkSpace.

Library Escape!

The White Rabbit has gone missing somewhere in Fisher Library. He's late for a very important date with the Red Queen, and it's your job to find him!
Find the rabbit to get a limited edition gold enamel badge!

Speed Meet & Chat

Want to meet other students who are studying at University? Anxious about starting Uni and looking to make friends?

Everyone welcome! We'll supply talking points, you make friends!

Ní-hăo mate!

One of the best things about coming to the University of Sydney is the opportunity to meet friends from all around the world! In this session, Mandarin Chinese Speakers and non-Mandarin speakers get to learn about each other's language and culture!

The Discover Series

The Library's Discover Series will help kick-start your university experience and get the most out of your studies, uni life and the Library. You can come along to them all or just those which interest you!

Discover: Your Library

New to the University? Join us in the Library for a free interactive hour discovering key resources for your study and research. 




Discover: Living in Sydney

Starting life in a new city can be exciting and challenging! Come along and learn how to find the information you need to answer your questions using Google.

开始一段新的生活在一个陌生的城市, 是一种挑战但却激动人心! 我们将向您展示如何使用 Google 和 Google 地图,如何检测在线信息,以及信息的可信度。您还有机会向我们提出您的疑问。

Discover: Uni Life

Uni can be a tough and daunting place, but with support from the right people, it doesn't have to be. Want to know how to navigate this exciting and dynamic territory? In this session, you'll learn from current students what steps to take for ultimate success, including time management, making friends, staying healthy and where to get help.

Discover: Study Skills

Learn some basic study skills to get you started at University, including tips and tricks for taking notes, revision, subject readings and writing your asssignments.


Discover: ThinkSpace

ThinkSpace is a technology-enabled Library space that provides students with access to support, work space and creative technologies to inspire innovation and encourage experimentation. The Library's Peer Learning Advisors will introduce you to all the equipment (3D printers, VR and much more) and workshops that you can book in to learn and use for FREE!!

Rare Books Discovery

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 including early printed books, medieval and renaissance manuscripts, archival material, and much, much more.

Letterpress Printing

Discover the special magic of letterpress printing at the Piscator Press, Fisher Library's very own print workshop. See our 19th century printing press in action, explore our collections of type and printing artefacts, and try your hand at creating your own piece of print history.

Alice in Wonderland
Rare Book Exhibition

Fall down the rabbit hole at Fisher Library and discover original illustrations by Lewis Carroll, Rare editions and special items about Alice and her adventures in Wonderland. The exhibition will run all Welcome Week in the Fisher Library foyer.

Welcome Tea
for Chinese students

受澳大利亚政府的旅游禁令影响,悉尼大学图书馆决定将中国留学生迎新茶会推迟到学期中举行,具体时间将在旅游禁令取消后确定,望周知。 为此造成的不便,我们深感遗憾和抱歉。 欢迎你注册图书馆其他的迎新活动, 并随时关注学校图书馆官网获取最新信息。

The Library is your safe space

All University of Sydney Library's are LGBTQIA+ safe spaces.
If you need support, you can contact your LGBTQIA+ Liaison Officer at