Issue Details: First known date: 1965 1965
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Type of Media


Access for Researchers

By appointment

Content Summary

  • 76 video recordings, relating to a variety of University topics (e.g. 'Orientation Week, 1967', 'The Undergraduate Image, 1972', 'A Day at the University, 1977', 'The Pope at Sydney University, 1986', 'Uninet Launch: Television Link between USYD, UTS and Uni of Wollongong, 1988', and others), 1965-92.
  • University Registrar proposal for a University Television Service, 1962
  • 'Functions of the television service' document, 1967
  • 'Senate Television Committee' minutes, 1965-72


The University of Sydney Television Service was proposed in 1962 and established in 1965. It was originally intended to assist with teaching large first year science classes with closed circuit television cameras, but evolved into a broader university television production service that produced short documentaries and a variety of other teaching and administrative resources. It closed in 1992.


University of Sydney, television, broadcast, documentary, education

Contact Name

University of Sydney Archives


Level 9, Fisher Library, University of Sydney. Postal address: Archives A14, University of Sydney, NSW, 2006

Phone and Fax

Phone: (02) 9351 2684, Fax: (02) 9351 7304


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Affiliation Notes

  • This record is included in AustLit because it forms part of the Media Archives Project. AustLit does not comprehensively cover Australian Archives.

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