Postponed to July 29-30, 2021


Sydney, one of Australia’s largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design. Darling Harbour and Circular Quay are hubs of waterside life, with the Sydney Harbour Bridge and extensive Royal Botanic Gardens nearby.

Train and bus services provide access to The University of Sydney with a simple ‘tap on, tap off’ service to pay for the transport. To pay you can use your credit card (American Express, Mastercard, Visa credit or debit card) - or, you can purchase an ‘Opal Card’ from any train station or convenience store to use (minimum pre-pay amount is $20). Cash cannot be used. 

To the University of Sydney

The conference will be held in the ‘New Law Building Annex’ & adjacent ‘Eastern Avenue Auditorium’ (Buildings F10A, & F19 on the campus interactive map).

By train
  • Train to REDFERN station, followed by a 15-minute walk to campus.
  • Train to CENTRAL station (George Street exit), followed by a 20-minute walk to campus.
By bus
  • From Central Station - George Street/Railway Square:
    Buses to The University of Sydney include 412, 413, 416, 423, 426, 436, 438, 439, 440, M10
  • Common rideshare companies in Sydney include UBER and  OLA


Use Google to search for nearby hotels.

Off-campus accommodation close to conference:

The following hotels are located just a short distance from the Gender & STEM conference
(distance from campus and indicative $AUD per night shown, current at time of posting).

Gender and STEM Network
The University of Sydney
National Expert Organisation on Girls/Women and Science/Technology