Advances in Public Health & Health Services Research

5th Annual Research Symposium: The Galleries & Tyree Room

At The John Niland Scientia Building (G19), University of New South Wales, Kensington Campus, Sydney.

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John Niland Scientia



There is a wide range of accommodation in close proximity to the University of New South Wales and our venues.

Around Kensington campus you can choose from serviced apartments to 5-star luxury hotels. Venues & Events has arranged discounts for our clients and their delegates with a selection of establishments. All the hotels in Coogee overlook beautiful Coogee Beach and are a short bus or taxi trip from the University, or a 25 minute walk.

If you would prefer to stay on campus, budget accommodation is available in the student residential Colleges. Accomodation is available only during University vacations, which is during July, December, January and February each year.

For more information, please contact venuesandevents[at][dot]au or visit our accommodation options here on the website.


The University Mall looking towards the John Niland Scientia

About Sydney

Sydney is consistently rated as one of the world's best cities. When you visit us, you'll soon understand why.

In Sydney, we enjoy a temperate climate, a reasonable cost of living and a great range of leisure choices, as well as high levels of safety, education and health care.

All in all, our lifestyle is second to none – which makes work, business and study so much easier.

Sydney is Australia's oldest and largest city, set on a stunning harbour. Our State's capital city is home to two of the world's most recognisable icons − the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The CBD offers world-class theatres, great shopping, museums and art galleries and restaurants featuring cuisines from around the world.

Within easy reach of Sydney's CBD are sandy beaches, national parks and suburbs with their own unique identities.


Key Facts

  • Sydney is ranked 10th in the world out of the 221 cities reviewed in the 2010 Worldwide Quality of Living Index compiled by Mercer Human Resource Consulting.

  • Sydney has been voted the world's best city three years in a row, taking top place in the Anholt City Brands Index in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

  • Newcastle, NSW's second largest city, has been ranked in Lonely Planet's top 10 cities for 2011 because of its surf beaches, a sun-drenched subtropical climate and diverse dining, nightlife and arts.