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Welcome Week at the Library

Don’t Panic! The Library is here for you.

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 the us, our services and the facilities we have to offer than Welcome Week, Semester 2 2019.

We have a heaps of activities happening! Join us from Monday 29th July through to Friday 9th August 2019.

We're ready to meet you

There will be activities, freebies and library staff ready to answer your questions at each of our libraries - come in, say hi and pick up your very own copy of
Don't Panic: The Hitchhikers Guide to the University of Sydney Library

Library Tours

Get behind the scenes and discover everything Fisher Library has to offer on a 15-minute tour, running every 30 mins during Welcome Week.

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

No registration required - just show up!

Discover your Library

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


VR Escape Room!

Test the limits of your communication skills with a challenging puzzle. Can you disarm this virtual threat in time? Make some new friends along the way.


Where: Fisher Library & ThinkSpace

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.

Discover ThinkSpace

ThinkSpace is a place of possibilities!  Come along and explore the library’s core creative incubator, join in the festivities and meet new friends. Drop in and experience virtual reality, sing your heart out at karaoke, learn about 3D printing and more!
It will be fun. It will be loud. See you there!

Speed Meet & Chat

Come along, meet other new students and share your stories. Everyone welcome! We'll supply talking points, you make friends!

Coffee & Cake!

Get to know your Peer Learning Advisors and find out what they can do for you over coffee, tea, cake and croissants!

The Quarter: 12-1pm, 1st August 2019
Bosch: 12-1pm, 6th August 2019
Camden: 12-1pm, 6th August 2019

No registration required – just show up!

Just Your Type

Discover the magic of letterpress printing. 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.

When: 1-3pm, 2nd and 5th August 2019
Where: Level 1, Fisher Library

No registration required – just show up!

Welcome Tea

欢迎平安抵澳! 图书馆将在7月31号和8月5号上午10到11点在斐雪图书馆二楼为在国内参加行前会的留学生举行迎新上午茶。 在这里你不仅可以见到你老朋友,还可以认识新朋友! 我们友好的学科馆员 和图书管理员也会在这里为你解疑答惑,提供学习支援!