UNSW's response to COVID-19

UNSW continues to respond to the COVID-19 situation. This website provides information, guidance, frequently asked questions and links to resources for students and staff on topics related to the impacts of COVID-19


Important update

(Last edited 1 September 2021)

Stay-at-home orders are now in place for the whole of NSW. See the restrictions for where you live: 

  • Greater Sydney including the Blue Mountains and Wollongong 
  • Local government areas (LGAs) of concern including the LGAs of Bayside, Blacktown, Burwood, Campbelltown, Canterbury-Bankstown, Cumberland, Fairfield, Georges River, Liverpool, Parramatta, Strathfield,and some suburbs of the Penrith LGA.
  • Regional and rural NSW including the Central Coast, Shellharbour and border communities 

Full details on restrictions and exceptions are on the NSW Health website

What do the restrictions mean for students and staff at UNSW Sydney?

Please do not come to campus. All work and study including research, teaching and learning activities should continue online or be deferred until further notice. If you need to be on campus to perform critical work, you or your supervisor should have already notified your Dean, FED or Divisional Head.

Students who are unsure of their class arrangements should contact their tutor or lecturer.

Where can I find information on the current COVID-19 situation and how it impacts my work/study at UNSW?

Information and FAQs for students is here and information and FAQs for staff is here

Report a student or staff COVID-19 case here