The NSW Government is negotiating with the University of Sydney to establish a new multi-disciplinary campus on the Cumberland Precinct at Parramatta North. Securing a world top 100 university as anchor institution will help transform the Westmead health and education precinct into a World Class Innovation District and create a connected, productive, sustainable, vibrant place to live and work.
Parts of Parramatta North and the Cumberland Hospital Precinct, the Cumberland Precinct, have been identified as the possible location of a new multi-disciplinary university campus, supported with complementary innovation and commercial uses, student and key worker accommodation, a new K-12 school and retail and community uses. Protecting the sites extraordinary history and environment is integral to the to creating a vibrant new precinct.
Negotiations with the University of Sydney as anchor institution are progressing as planned. This process began in November 2018 and is expected to take 24 months to complete.
Parramatta Light Rail works in the precinct
Parramatta Light Rail enabling works including the removal of trees and vegetation are underway in the precinct.
For more information on tree removal, visit: www.parramattalightrail.nsw.gov.au/trees
To get in touch with the Parramatta Light Rail team, visit: www.parramattalightrail.nsw.gov.au/contact
The NSW Government is negotiating with the University over the next two years to ensure the Cumberland Precinct is a connected, productive, sustainable, vibrant place to live and work with all the features of a world leading health, education and innovation precinct.
For more information please contact:
(02) 9216 5700
The University of Sydney has partnered with the NSW Government to establish a second campus as part of a leading international health, education and research precinct in Western Sydney.