Conference venue and transport

Getting to UNSW

From the airport

UNSW is about 7km from Sydney Airport. A taxi from the domestic terminal should cost about $30; a taxi from the international terminal about $40. You can also catch the 400 bus from the airport to UNSW (get off at the Anzac Parade stop), or catch a train from the airport to Central Station and then a bus to UNSW from Eddy Avenue.

Buses to UNSW

The express bus routes 890, 891, 892 and 895 run directly between Eddy Avenue at Central Station and UNSW. Buses depart more or less constantly throughout the day. To get to the conference venue, alight on High St near Gate 2 (the first stop on High Street, just after the traffic lights: see map below).

Local suburban buses 391, 393, 395 and M10 also run between Eddy Avenue at Central Station and UNSW (Anzac Parade stop: see map below). Routes 390, 392, 394, 396, 397, 399 and L94 run between Elizabeth Street (by Hyde Park) and UNSW (Anzac Parade stop).

Route M50 runs between the city (from Park St near Sydney Town Hall or Elizabeth Street near Central) and Coogee, via UNSW. To get to the conference venue, alight on High St near Gate 2 (see map below).

The circuitous 370 connects Coogee, UNSW, Newtown and Glebe.

For route and timetable information, visit the NSW transport website.

Please note that you will require an Opal card to travel on these buses ( Cards can be purchased at some train stations, grocery or convenience stores and most newsagents.

Where on campus is AMSN3 taking place?

All panel sessions and keynotes take place in the Robert Webster Building (G14), except for the keynote lecture on Tuesday 29 March, which is in the Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building (G19).

UNSWriting’s American-Australian Poetry Evening featuring our keynote speaker Chris Nealon and Sydney poet Pam Brown will be held at 6:30-8pm, Thursday 31 March, in the Io Myers Studio (D9).

See below for maps of the campus and surrounding area; a campus map will also be provided with the conference pack.


Registration will be open in the Robert Webster Building from 10 on Tuesday 29 March, from 8.30 on Wednesday 30 March and from 9 on Thursday 31 March.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner will be held at 7:30pm on Wednesday 30 March at Barzura, 62 Carr St, Coogee. To get to Barzura from UNSW, catch the M50 or 370 bus going up High Street. Getting to the restaurant on foot via Coogee Bay Road is quite simple, and takes about 25 minutes.

Coffee on campus

The closest coffee vendors to the Robert Webster Building are JG’s Café (F12) and Coffee on Campus (J17). Also recommended is Maze Coffee & Food at Gate 2 on High Street (B8).

Local dining suggestions

Chairman Mao (Chinese) – 189 Anzac Parade, Kensington
Lebanon and Beyond – 3/187 Alison Rd, Randwick
Niji Sushi Bar – 333 Anzac Parade, Kingsford
Tum Zaap (Thai) – 23 Belmore Rd, Randwick.

Campus map:

Kensington Campus Map_0

UNSW and surrounding area (conference venues and other places of interest are marked):