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An educational walk exploring the many important architectural contributions to the educational health of the people of New South Wales.
We will commence the walk at 15 Broadway, Ultimo outside the building that many people “love to hate”. We will then be guided by Dr Roy Lumby around this open campus.
“Ultimo as the site of technical education in Sydney boasts two major institutions: The Ultimo College of Sydney TAFE (Technical and Further Education) and the University of Technology.
Technical education in New South Wales originated with the Sydney Mechanic’s School of Arts, formed in March 1833 to pursue further education for working men through public lectures and classes, and by the establishment of a library.
The colonial administration of Governor Richard Bourke provided a land grant and a small annual subsidy to support its work. With additional philanthropic help the school was able to build premises in Pitt Street during 1836 and with the support of prominent citizens became a leading centre for adult education in NSW…”
Hats, walking shoes, water and sunscreen are recommended.