Fairfield University’s new $1.6-billion building on a former textile mill site is set to open its doors in 2019.
The university is set for a major expansion after spending $400 million upgrading the campus at the edge of the city of Fairfield, about 25 kilometres east of Melbourne.
The University of Sydney is set up to offer the same level of student access to its existing buildings as Fairfield.
Its $1 billion upgrade will be the largest expansion in the university’s history and will include a new library, a new science centre and a new sports complex.
But the university will also add an auditorium, an auditoria, two classrooms and a dining hall.
“This is a major undertaking,” University of Queensland president Rod Mackey said.
“We’re really going to take the university forward with the vision and with the ambition that we all share.”
The students at the university have a really high regard for the university.
“The building is part of a larger $4.5-billion expansion of the university that will also include an auditorianium, a dining room, new classrooms and new offices.
Students at the University of Brisbane will be able to study in a new building with its own dining hall, a lounge, a gymnasium and a meeting room.”
Students have been waiting for this for many years, and this is the first step in getting that on the ground,” Professor Mackey added.
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