Resources and Facilities

Professional Development Opportunities

One of the strategies in the Schools Engagement Strategic Plan 2017-2019 is to "Establish and extend University/school learning partnerships, programs and activities to enrich the academic and professional development of school sector staff and University staff".

Current opportunities can be accessed through the Education Knowledge Network (opens in a new window).

School-related research

Western Sydney University is exploring ways to provide wider access to the results of school-related research (subject to confidentiality provisions) and relevant University Learning and Teaching projects. Watch this space!

Hire of venues

If you are interested in hiring University venues or facilities for your school event, see Venues (opens in a new window) or contact the Venues Management team

Hire of sporting facilities

Schools can hire sporting facilities on the University's campuses and gain access to sports programs specifically designed for school groups. Facilities include swimming pools, ovals, an indoor sports hall, athletics track and gym. Schools in Western Sydney are eligible for a discount rate on facilities hire. For more information contact Western Sydney University Gym (opens in a new window) on the campus closest to you.