Who can attend your courses? Unless otherwise specified, anyone can enrol – our courses are open to the general public.
Is there a cut-off date for accepting enrolments? No. Enrolments may be accepted up to class commencement, subject to places being available. We recommend enrolling a minimum of 7 days prior to class commencement to avoid disappointment.
Will there be a manual or notes provided for my course? Where appropriate, course manuals and handouts are provided.
Do I need to bring lunch? Unless otherwise specified, all individual class meetings of 5 hours duration or longer include a light lunch. Most University venues include tea and coffee-making facilities.
Where are courses held? Almost all courses are held on the University of Sydney Camperdown/Darlington campus (see maps). If the venue for your class is listed as University of Sydney, this means the exact room has yet to be allocated. For all other listed venues, click the venue name for address, transport and parking information or see University parking and public transport information.
How can I enrol? Enrolments may be processed online, by phone on 02 9036 4789, by post or in-person and are subject to our terms.
I want to enrol by post. What information do I need to include? Please print and complete an enrolment form.
What methods of payment do you accept? Online, phone and in-person: Visa (credit or debit card), MasterCard (credit or debit card), American Express; Post, in-person: Cheque (provided the cheque has cleared prior to class commencement); In-person: Cash.
Do you offer a payment plan? No. All course fees must be paid in full prior to class commencement.
No pre-requisites: Unless otherwise specified, there are no pre-requisites to study. Our courses are suitable for people from all walks of life, from school-leavers to mature age – and you don’t need to present high school or University results to enrol.
Develop yourself in unique ways: Short courses allow for the development of a range of skills and acquisition of knowledge that may not be found in standard University or Higher Education.
Improve your life: Learning new skills helps improve your outlook on life and can create new interests.
Low commitment: Before starting on your journey toward a new career, test out your interest by completing a short course – it’s a great way to determine whether a career pathway is right for you.
Get Social: Expand your social life by being able to share ideas and communicate with others who have a similar interest.
Expand your mind: Short courses help keep your mind active – challenge yourself with new ideas and skills that will nto only better yourself, but will benefit those around you, including your employer.
Convenient scheduling: Short courses are offered with timetables that don’t require a large time commitment – and many are offered durings evenings or weekends to help work into your current lfiestyle.
Cost-effective: Compared to other qualifications, short courses are relatively cheap and a great way to improve your skills.
Quality teaching: Our courses give you access to the expertise of the University of Sydney and selected tutors from the corporate world.