As a student on Avondale’s Sydney campus you’ll find a range of facilities available to make studying easier. In addition to classes and tutorials in the new Clinical Education Centre, Avondale’s nursing program gives students access to a wide range of nursing resources through Avondale Libraries, and includes opportunities for practical placements in the Sydney Adventist hospital.


Avondale’s Nursing Discipline is located in the Clinical Education Centre on the grounds of the Sydney Adventist Hospital. Opened in 2013 as a joint teaching space for Sydney University’s Clinical School and Avondale’s Nursing degrees, the Clinical Education Centre is equipped with modern teaching facilities to enhance student learning.There are two clinical nursing laboratories in the Clinical Education Centre which are equipped with models, manikins and nursing equipment. A simulation laboratory containing manikins for specific training exercises is also available on campus.Students have the opportunity to undertake their planned learning experience within the clinical areas of the Sydney Adventist Hospital as well as other hospitals and health card facilities throughout New South Wales. Advanced nursing students can also arrange clinical placements in major teaching hospitals in Sydney or rural and remote locations across Australia.


The Sydney branch of Avondale Libraries is located in the Clinical Education Centre on the Sydney campus and caters specifically to nursing students.The library provides an extensive collection of print and electronic resources in nursing and the health sciences, including the Tom Ludowici Bioethics Collection. Current Avondale students, staff and alumni are eligible for free membership, as are University of Sydney clinical students and Sydney Adventist hospital staff.

Avondale Libraries

Computer Labs

The common rooms in the Clinical Education Centre, library and residences contain desktop computers that are available for student use. Printing, scanning and copying facilities are available in the library and in residence common rooms. Students with their own devices can connect to the Avondale wi-fi network in the Clinical Education Centre.

Tech Services