Sydney Campus

Avondale's Faculty of Nursing and Health is situated on the grounds of the Sydney Adventist Hospital (SAH). Located in Wahroonga, on Sydney's Upper North Shore, the SAH is one of Australia's largest and most comprehensive private hospitals. You will gain invaluable exposure and experience to nursing in this practical environment, giving you access to skilled persons, clinical activities and a hands-on learning.

In 2012, the Sydney Adventist Hospital ranked among the nation's most trusted hospitals, placing in the top 10 for patient satisfaction.

Life in Sydney

Sydney is Australia's most populous city. Ranked as one of the world's most liveable cities, Sydney is a great place to live and study. Wahroonga is located just 22 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district.

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Academic Facilities

Avondale has a wide range of academic facilities to help enhance your learning experience. Find out more.

Banking and ATMs

There is an ATM available on the Sydney campus and all major banks have branches located close to campus.
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Campus Parking

Avondale offers various parking options to students.

Computer Facilities

Avondale students have access to computing, printing, scanning, copying and multimedia facilities at a variety of locations across campus.

Food Services

There are a number of eating facilities to choose from at Avondale's Sydney campus. Whether you want a hot buffet meal or coffee and cake, Avondale has something to satisfy your hunger. Find out more.


Avondale’s Sydney Campus Library provides an extensive collection of print and electronic resources in nursing and the health sciences. The Tom Ludowici Bioethics Collection is of particular value to research scholars. While catering primarily to Avondale students, Sydney Adventist Hospital personnel and University of Sydney clinical students, the Library also offers services to nursing students from other tertiary institutions and community members. Find out more.

Postal Services

There are a range of postal services available on the Sydney campus, as well as nearby, to suit your needs. Find out more.

Recreational Facilities

At the SAH, students can enjoy the use of two outdoor tennis courts, a swimming pool, a cricket pitch, and a gym. The surrounding area also contains several sporting facilities.

Student Services

Avondale's Student Services team supports all aspects of the student experience, including safety and welfare, medical services, employment and career support and student transport. Find out more.


Located on the grounds of the SAH, nursing student accommodation is provided by the Sydney Adventist Hospital on behalf of Avondale. Find out more.

Getting to Campus

Avondale's Sydney campus is accessible by car, bus and train. The closest airport is Sydney Airport, located at Mascot, a 40 minute drive south of the campus. For more information, click here.