Scientia Conference Centre
We’re hosting the Summit at the UNSW, Scientia Conference & Events Centre. Situated in the heart of the Kensington Campus at the top of the “University Mall” – it is the University’s most prestigious venue for special events.

Awarded the 2000 Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings, by the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, winner of the Sulman Prize for Architecture (NSW), as well as an Outstanding Structures Award from the Swiss-based International Concrete Foundation, the Scientia provides state-of-the-art conferencing and entertainment facilities to internal and external clients.

With sweeping views across the University’s landscaped gardens and public spaces, you will be captivated by this superb contemporary facility.

Getting to the UNSW Kensington Campus

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UNSW Kensington Campus is easy to get to via public transport no matter where you are traveling from.

If you are travelling by car, the best place to park will be the Botany Street Parking Station via Gate 11 from Botany Street. There is additional parking in the Barker Street Parking Station at Gate 14 via Barker Street.

If you are travelling by public transport, there are many buses that cater to the university. There are express buses from Central (891) that drop off at Gate 9 as well as the M50 Express Bus that drops off at Gate 9. The majority of buses drop off at the Main Gate on Anzac Parade.

We’ve some handy links for you.

  • Getting to UNSW via public transport
  • Driving and parking at UNSW
  • Carpooling or sharing taxis
  • Cycling to UNSW

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All venues within the “Scientia” are wheelchair accessible and a hearing loop is installed in the main Summit Hall (Leighton)