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SUPRA supports Usyd staff strike – Wednesday 17 August 2022

SUPRA supports University of Sydney staff in their fight for fair wages and working conditions. SUPRA will once again demonstrate our support for Usyd staff by stopping work during the strike on Wednesday 17 August and joining the pickets.

Staff working conditions are student learning conditions. If you are frustrated with the lack of feedback from your lecturers and tutors, with the lack of course options and availability, then you should support the staff strike. Read our full statement. See you on the picket!
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SUPRA Fitness Program

Our new fitness program is up and running (pun intended!).

To register for a class, please join the Usyd SUPRA Fitness Group on Facebook. Links to the fitness classes will be posted to this group every Thursday at 12pm (midday). Spaces are limited, and you must be a SUPRA member to attend a class.

There are classes in Virtual Cycling, HIIT Boxing, Indoor Rock Climbing and Body Jam. There's also a special Self Defense Course for all women members. Check out our Events Calendar for dates and details.

Contact SUPRA's Women's Officer, Vivian, if you have questions about any of our fitness classes:
The theme for Wear it Purple day 2022 – a purple background with two hands intertwined, one the colour of the progress pride flag, the other different human skin tones. The image is accompanied by the words 'Still me, still human'.

Wear it Purple panel discussion

3–4pm (Sydney time)
Thursday 25 August 2022


The last Friday of August is Wear it Purple day, which aims to raise awareness of and foster safe, supportive, inclusive and empowering environments for LGBTIQA+ young people. 

All are invited to attend a panel discussion featuring, among others, current SUPRA Queer Officer Joseph Black and Education Officer Yuning Zhang.

The panel will discuss research and events, and explore what visibility and inclusion looks like to the panelists. Learn more when you register.
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SUPRA Equity Treasure Hunt

Monday 15 August 2022
Fisher Library


Join the SUPRA Queer Officer for a treasure hunt! We'll give you a map with instructions to find landmarks across Usyd main campus. The first to return with photos of all the landmarks wins a prize!

This event is for postgraduate students at the University of Sydney who identify as belonging to one or more of our 7 equity networks – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Disabilities, Higher Degree by Research, International, Queer, Satellite Campus and Women. 

Find out more about getting involved with your equity network! 
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Last day to add or enrol in a unit of study

Friday 12 August (this Friday!) is the last day to add or enrol in a unit of study for Semester 2, so make sure you select the units you need.

Wednesday 31 August is the census date, which is the last day you can drop a unit of study without incurring a financial or academic penalty.

If you need help with enrolment or any other academic issues, our professional caseworkers are here for you. 

Contact us for help.
Fun Fact

The knowledge that consuming food that contain vitamin C is a cure for scurvy was repeatedly forgotten and rediscovered into the early 20th century. Many cultures independently learned that certain foods have antiscorbutic properties, but no one properly understood why until the discovery of vitamin C in 1928.

Other things to know about


SRC and USU FOODHUB – food relief for all Usyd students
FOODHUB is located on Level 4, Wentworth Building, next to the International Student Lounge. FOODHUB provides free pantry staples and, when available, fresh produce. Open 10am – 2pm Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Learning Hub desk at Fisher Library
The Learning Hub has a new desk at Fisher Library, located next to the service desk on the ground floor. The friendly Learning Hub team members provide academic learning support.

Prism LGBTIQA+ Inclusivity Training
Facilitated by Twenty10, this training focuses on understanding the realities that LGBTIQA+ people face, and how to better support them. 10–11:30am (Sydney time), Thursday 16 August. Learn more and register.
SUPRA acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation as the traditional owners of the land we work and study on.
Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association
Students working for students

Level 2, Holme Building (A09)
Science Rd, Camperdown Campus
University of Sydney NSW 2006

Contact us

Operating hours
9am – 5pm

Due to COVID-19 SUPRA staff and council are working from home, but we can still help you. Contact us for help.
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