Orientation Week – Learn, Play, Win!


We’re going back to the future for OWeek!
And we’re excited to welcome new and returning students with some fun activities and competitions. So come along and join us to Learn, Play and Win!

What’s happening

Love your Library Instagram competition: Mon 23 Feb – Sun 8 Mar
Show us the Library through your eyes to be in the running to win a prize!
Find out how to enter here.

Discover your Library sessions
Find out how we can help you save time and get the best results in your studies by using Library resources for your research:
Fisher Library, Seminar Room, Level 2
Wed 25 Feb: 12-1pm and 1-2pm

SciTech Library, Training Room 3
Thu 26 Feb: 12-1pm and 1-2pm
Fri 27 Feb: 12-1pm and 1-2pm

Trivia in the Library
Always popular! Bring a team or join one on the day for your chance to win prizes.
Wed 25 Feb: 1.30-2.30pm, SciTech Library
Thu 26 Feb: 1-2pm, Foyer, Fisher Library



The winner of the Nexus 7 tablet is…

AbbyCongratulations to Abby Cameron who is the lucky winner of the Library’s online quiz.

Abby was delighted this morning to hear she had won a Nexus 7 tablet and wasted no time coming in to collect her prize.

Thanks to everyone who entered the competition and participated in our other Orientation Week activities. We wish you all the best in your studies this year!

If you are a new student or need help to get started using Library services we have all the information you need right here.



Orientation Week starting 24 February 2014

We’re excited to welcome new and returning students with some fun activities and competitions. So come along and join us to Learn, Play and Win!


Enter the Library’s quick online quiz HERE
for your chance to win a NEXUS 7 tablet!
*Terms and Conditions




We have prize winners!

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Published on: 6 June 2013

IMG_5456Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2013 Client Survey. The results will be added to our website soon.

Congratulations to all of our students who have won a prize in the competition draw!

Veronica Raszeja is the lucky winner of a $500 Coles Myer gift card.

The winners of a $50 Coles Myer gift card are:
David Bath
Daniel Boga
David Brading
Elizabeth Buchta
Emily Dirckze
Tegan Heynes
Lisa Kim
Mie Kitano
Charles Ludowici
Damian Walsh

Join the Library QR code challenge for your chance to WIN an iPad Mini!

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Published on: 22 February 2013

START*:  12pm Wednesday 27 February, Fisher Library foyer
FINISH:   Submit your entry online by 5pm Friday 1 March 2013

The first 50 students arriving and ready to start at Fisher Library receive a FREE bottle of water and a Ralph’s Café coffee voucher!

The competition is open to all currently enrolled University of Sydney students only.
You need your UniKey ID and password to complete the challenge.
*You can start and finish the QR code challenge at any of the three libraries listed below.


  1. Download a free QR Code Reader to your smart phone or tablet from your device’s app store.
  2. Scan a QR Code and follow the clues. To complete the nine-letter word challenge, visit the following three libraries and write down the letter each clue provides:
    Fisher (clues 1, 2, 3)
    Law (clues 4, 5, 6)
    SciTech (clues 7, 8, 9)
    For Library location details and maps visit sydney.edu.au/library/libraries or pick up a map from a Library information desk.
  3. Submit the challenge word via the link to the online form provided at one of the challenge stations or by visiting. This competition is now closed.

Correct entries will go into the draw to win an iPad Mini (32GB WiFi + Cellular model). The draw will take place Tuesday 5 March 2013 and the winner will be notified by email at their University of Sydney email account by Wednesday 6 March 2013.

To configure wireless on your device:

  • Select ‘UniSydney’ from your list of networks
  • Login with your UniKey
  • For assistance visit the Student IT website: sydney.edu.au/ict/student/


 Increase your chance of winning by entering the Library’s quick online quiz.

It’s your chance to win an iPad 2!

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Published on: 15 February 2012

We’re excited to welcome new and returning University of Sydney students with some fun activities and competitions. Participate in any of our activities and you’ll go into the draw to win an iPad 2. You can increase your chances to win a prize by entering all three competitions.

So come and join us during Orientation 2012 for lots of fun, great prizes and Chuppa Chups galore at each Library location. We look forward to welcoming you in the Library!


1. QUICK ONLINE QUIZ – only three easy questions
Monday 27 February to Friday 9 March, enter > here

1–2pm Monday 27 February, Health Sciences Library
1–2pm Thursday 1 March, SciTech Library foyer

11am–2pm Wednesday 29 February, The Turnbull Foundation Reading Room, Law Library

Major prize: iPad 2 (WI-FI + 3G 64GB)
Other prizes include Co-op Bookshop vouchers, movie tickets and free coffee vouchers with compliments of Ralph’s Cafe, Camperdown Campus and The Nook in the JVD food court, Cumberland Campus.

Best of luck!
Our competitions are open to current University of Sydney students only. The winner of the iPad 2 will be announced here on our news page Monday 12 March.

Visit the Library’s new exhibition

Bradfield: the Bridge and Beyond and you could win a Sydney Harbour BridgeClimb ticket!

Find out more at our current exhibitions page

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