From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Jacaranda (University of Sydney)) The jacaranda was a historically significant specimen of Jacaranda mimosifolia tree that stood in the south-eastern corner of the University of Sydney main quadrangle, and now describes its clone replanted in the same location.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacaranda_(University_of_Sydney)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The University of Sydney (USYD, or informally Sydney Uni) is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading universities. The university is known as one of Australia's six sandstone universities.
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The University of Sydney is a public university in Sydney, Australia. The main campus is in the suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington. Founded in 1850, it is the oldest university in Australia and Oceania. In 2011, it had 32,393 undergraduate and 16,627 graduate students. The University of Sydney is organised into sixteen faculties and schools.
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Camden Library is located at 335 Werombi Road on the University of Sydney Camden Campus, approximately 65 km west from the City of Sydney, located just outside Camden. The library supports research, teaching and study in the fields of veterinary science and agriculture. The Camden Library is for University of Sydney staff and students.
- A brief history of the Library
- Fisher Library
- Herbert Smith Freehills Law Library
- SciTech Library
The University of Sydney Library is the library system of the University of Sydney. It comprises eight locations across several campuses of the university. Its largest library, Fisher Library, is named after Thomas Fisher, an early benefactor. Among the collection are many rare items such as one of the two extant copies of the Gospel of Barnabas, and an annotated first edition of Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica by Sir Isaac Newton, which is also available in the Digital Collections.
In 1885, the University received thirty thousand pounds from the estate of the late Thomas Fisher, retired bootmaker and property investor, to be used "in establishing and maintaining a library". There was a difference of opinion in the University on how to spend the bequest. The Chancellor thought the fund should be used for a building and to contribute to the salary of a Librarian, but the Vice Chancellor and Library Committee preferred to buy books. In 1887 a compromise was reached. £ ...
Fisher Library is the largest and first branch of the library system, located on Eastern Avenue on the Camperdown Campus, adjacent to Victoria Park. The Fisher Library is a 24-hour space for University of Sydney students and staff. Its collection focuses on humanities, social science and commercial disciplines. The original Fisher Library, in the 19th century, was housed in the Quadrangle in what is presently the Senate Room. A purpose-built Fisher Library was completed in 1908 at the southwest
Named after Herbert Smith Freehills, the Law Library moved into the New Law Building on the Camperdown Campus in April 2009, along with the rest of the Sydney Law School. Located on Eastern Avenue, adjacent to Victoria Park, the Law Library is a 24-hour space for University of Sydney students and staff. It is spread over 5000 square metres of floor space and houses substantial collections that support the needs of the Law School. The library consists of a ground floor that contains the majority
Following an international design competition, the SciTech Library was opened in late 2008 on the second floor of the new Jane Foss Russell Building, at the junction between the Darlington and Camperdown campuses. It consolidates the collections of the former architecture, engineering, Madsen and mathematics libraries in one location. Interior There are terraced areas dividing the study space and like an autumn forest, the book collection flows in lines of brown, green, red and orange, creating
ThinkSpace is a library-owned and run location that is a technology showcase and creative play space, aimed at sparking ideas and providing opportunities for collaboration. These technologies are supported by Peer Learning Advisers who guide, support and assist clients in using the ThinkSpace. The space was officially launched on 1 September 2016.
- Original tree
- Current tree
The jacaranda was a historically significant specimen of Jacaranda mimosifolia tree that stood in the south-eastern corner of the University of Sydney main quadrangle, and now describes its clone replanted in the same location. The first planting was in 1928 by Associate Professor Eben Gowrie Waterhouse, and replaced several times in the 1930s. Blooming in late spring at the end of the academic year, it became closely associated with examination time at the university. It has formed the backgrou
The tree was located in the corner of the quadrangle close to where Philosophy classes used to be held. It was planted by Eben Gowrie Waterhouse, who was McCaughey associate professor of German and comparative literature and also a camellia expert. His interest in horticulture an
Sydney University's jacaranda formed the backdrop to many public and private events that took place in the quadrangle, including graduations and weddings. In the opinion of Mark Scott, it was "the most famous tree in education". The university's landscape and grounds manager said
In 2016 the tree died aged approximately 77-85 years, possibly of ganoderma fungus, and fell over on 28 October. It was cut up and removed the following day. The university issued a press release reminding students that the tree had begun to bloom and wished "them all well for th
The university had been advised in 2014 that the original tree was nearing the end of its life. Aware of its significance, the university administration had taken cuttings and maintained three "emergency" specimens. The resulting clones would subsequently enable it to be replaced
In July 2017 the cloned tree was replanted; the tree is a graft from the old tree on a jacaranda rootstock. The replacement tree thrived and in the flowering season of 2019, it was blooming. The university also planted a native flame tree alongside the replacement jacaranda in re
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St Andrew's College is a residential college for women and men within the University of Sydney, in the suburb of Newtown. Home to over 336 male and female undergraduate students, postgraduate students, resident Fellows and graduate residents. The College, governed by its own elected Council, is situated within the campus of the University of Sydney. Set in its own picturesque grounds, it has offered residency, academic and social support to students for 150 years. The College provides students w
St Andrew's College was incorporated by Act of Parliament and received Royal Assent from Queen Victoria on 12 December 1867. The St Andrew's College Act 1998 replaced the St Andrews Incorporation Act 1867. This change means the Principal may be member of the laity and the religious affiliation of councillors has been broadened to include all Protestants. Adam Thompson became the first Principal of St Andrew's in 1872. He was a graduate of the University of Edinburgh who had come from his Hawick
St Andrew's College is home to 336 male and female undergraduate and graduate students and resident Fellows. All of the undergraduate students are members of the Students' Club, and the Junior Common Room. These are governed by an elected body of students, the House Committee. The College is also home to 22 graduate students. These students are members of the Senior Common Room. They contribute greatly to the College's extensive tutorial program which covers as many of the subjects the Universit
At present, the College comprises 4 main buildings, as well as a number of smaller ones. "Main" is the oldest of these, and was extended with the addition of the Sulman and Vaucluse wings. Further extensions on Main were carried out in the 1960s, and now it not only houses 90 students’ rooms, but has the college's dining hall, library, reading room, Junior and Senior Common Rooms, administration offices, the Kinross-Mackie Chapel and a number of tutorial rooms. Main predominantly houses ...
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- For Christ, the Church and Scholarship
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