Do you want to go to University?

What is uni 2 beyond?

 

uni 2 beyond supports people with an intellectual disability to study courses for interest and take part in university life.

You can study some subjects at the university without enrolling in a degree.

 

You can study these subjects because you are interested in them. This is called “auditing”.

 

What do uni 2 beyond students do?

 

Attend lectures and tutorials

  Work on individual projects
  Receive a certificate of attendance
  Make friends and socialise
  Go to the library
  Join clubs and societies
  Become more independent

 

Where is the University of Sydney?

The university has many different locations called campuses.

 

 

The main campus is in Darlington/Camperdown.

This is near:

  • Redfern Train Station
  • Newtown 
  • Glebe

Most faculties are located on the main campus.

 

We are looking for someone who:

  Is interested in subjects available for auditing at Sydney University
  Will make university a priority
  Likes learning new things and being challenged
  Can travel to and from Sydney University
 

Has experience in learning or working

  Has people who support your plan or goals
 

Whose needs can be met by uni 2 beyond staff

 

Application Process

The application process for uni 2 beyond 2021-2022 opens in April 2020.

 

If you are interesting in doing uni 2 beyond, email amanda.duell-fergsuon@sydney.edu.au or ring 9036 3609 and ask to be added to the uni 2 beyond mailing list

 

March 2020:  People on the mailing list will be invited to the uni 2 beyond Open Day.

 

Beginning of April 2020:  uni 2 beyond Open Day/Information Session

You have to go to the Open Day to apply to uni 2 beyond!

 

April 2020:

If you liked the Open Day, you can put in an application form to be part of uni 2 beyond.

Some people will invited to come in for an interview.

You will find out whether you got into uni 2 beyond at the end of May 2020.

 

February 2021:

Attend orientation day to learn more about how to be a uni 2 beyond student.

 

Who can help me apply for uni 2 beyond?

  The people who support you
 

The Translating and Interpreting Service

(if you speak a language other than English)

  • Call 131 450
 

The National Relay Service

(if you are hearing or speech impaired)

  • Go to http://relayservice.gov.au/

 

What happens if I don’t get in?

 

The uni 2 beyond team will tell you about programs that might be a better fit for you.

This may include programs that focus on education, job readiness or socialising.

 

What happens if I start uni 2 beyond, but it’s not right for me?

  You will sign a service agreement when you start at uni 2 beyond.
 

The service agreement says that there needs to be 1 months’ notice to end the agreement.

We can end the agreement sooner if there is an emergency.

 

If you decide to leave uni 2 beyond, we will also help you find some programs that are a better fit for you.

 

How will uni 2 beyond help me reach my goals?

The uni 2 beyond team work with lots of people to help students achieve their goals:

 

We meet twice every semester to discuss your goals

  We think of creative ways we can help you achieve these goals
 

One big way we help you achieve you goals is by finding other uni students to be mentors.

Mentors help you in class and help you make new friends

 

Questions?

Speak to a uni 2 beyond staff member: 02 9036 3600 or email cds@cds.org.au

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