Heads of University Management & Administration Network in Europe

Practical Information

Local Contact Information:

Sharone Ciancio

Director, Service Delivery & Improvement

Australian Catholic University

Email: here

Programme Leader:

Nadine Burquel, Director General, HUMANE

Email: here Mobile (during the Study Visit): (+61) 43 003 39 53

Venue Details:

MONDAY and THURSDAY: Australian Catholic University (ACU),  Peter Cosgrove Centre, Tenison Woods House, 8-20 Napier Street, North Sydney NSW 2060. This is on  ACU’s North Sydney Campus Google maps

TUESDAY: University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Building 8, Platform 14/28 Ultimo Rd, Ultimo NSW 2007 Google Maps

WEDNESDAY: The University of Sydney – Michael Spence Building (F23), Corner of Eastern Avenue and City Road, Camperdown NSW 2050 Google Maps

Evening Catering arrangements:

Can be accessed using the password given to participants: here

Hotel Information:

You are responsible for your own hotel reservation.

Our local organiser has suggested the following selection of hotels all of which are nearby ACU.

We suggest you check on a website such as booking.com for best rates.

Vibe Hotel – North Sydney

171 Pacific Hwy, North Sydney NSW 2060 Website: here

The Miller Hotel

54 McLaren St, North Sydney NSW 2060 Website: here

Meriton Suites

80 Arthur St, North Sydney NSW 2060 Website: here

Meals and Social Programme Information
  • Lunches and coffee breaks will be taken at the times indicated in the main programme.
  • The Study Visit dinners included in the programme will be held in various venues. Details will be sent via email to registered participants.
Phishing and email scams

There is an increasing trend for seminars and events to be targeted by phishing and email scams. If you do receive any communication that looks suspicious please contact the HUMANE Secretariat. HUMANE never works with or promotes any third party travel companies in its seminar organisation.

Getting to the ACU

By Air

Sydney Airport is located just 8km from the Sydney. There are various options available to get into Sydney – check them: here

Trains from Sydney Airport to North Sydney: here

By train to North Sydney

Just a 5-minute train ride over the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge from the Sydney city centre, the North Sydney Campus (MacKillop) is conveniently located in the North Sydney business precinct.

North Sydney Station is on the well-serviced Northern and North Shore train lines. To plan your trip to North Sydney Station, we recommend that you use the City Rail Trip Planner.

Tenison Woods House on Napier Street is an easy walk from North Sydney Station. To get there, take the Mount St/Pacific Hwy exit, then follow the Pacific Hwy. You will pass the Australia Post building on your left. Turn left into Charles Street then right into Napier Street. Google Maps

Public transport tickets, including MyBus and MyMulti, are available for purchase from the North Sydney Co-op Bookshop.


HUMANE and the Australian Catholic University fully intend to deliver the HUMANE Study Visit. If however, restrictions require it to be postponed, participants will be notified with as much notice as possible.

Neither HUMANE nor the Australian Catholic University are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects during the HUMANE Study Visit in Sydney. Participants attending the HUMANE Study Visit in Sydney do so at their own risk and responsibility.