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    USU Day Trips Semester Break 2024

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    USU Day Trips Semester Break

    Not sure where to go or what to do during the semester break without breaking the bank? Join us for a series of exciting outings! Discover Sydney's vibrant cultural scene and iconic landmarks with our day trips. They're perfect for making new friends and exploring unforgettable sites.

    The semester break trips are below:

    21 Jun

    17:30 am - 20:30pm

    ID Comedy club

    28 Jun

    11:40 am-5pm

    Madame Tussauds

    6 July

    8:50 am-5pm

    Medieval Fair

    12 Jun

    10:00 am-1pm

    Aboriginal Bush Tucker Tour

    Check out our exciting line-up for semester break:

    All tours have a $20 refundable fee - if you attend the tour you will be refunded the $20

    21 Jun | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM | Laughter Nights at ID Comedy Club 

    Kick off the break with an evening of laughter and entertainment at ID Comedy Club. Enjoy performances by some of Australia’s best stand-up comedians in a lively atmosphere.

    Meet us at the Holme Building at 5:30 PM for an unforgettable night that promises plenty of laughs.

    This is an 18+ Event, You must be 18+ to attend, ID will be checked on the entry of the Venue

    28 Jun | 11:40 AM - 5:00 PM | Celebrity Encounters at Madame Tussauds

    Meet the stars at Madame Tussauds Sydney! Pose for photos with wax figures of famous celebrities from around the globe.

    Meet us at Townhall Light Rail Station at 11:40 AM, get ready to experience the glitz and glamour of celebrity life.

    6 Jul | 8:50 AM - 5:00 PM | Time Travellers' Escape to the Medieval Fair (Saturday)

    Step back in time at the Medieval Fair! Enjoy a full day of historical fun, from jousting to traditional crafts. Wear your most comfortable shoes for a day of exploration and adventure. Food, drinks, and other activities are available for purchase at the fair.

    Meet us at Hermann's Lawns at 8:50 AM, with the bus taking us straight to the festivities. You will return to Hermann's Lawns by bus at 5 pm (pending traffic)

    For those looking to join the waitlist, the QR code is printed outside, right in front of the Holmes Building entry where the USU Storage is ( Level 3 )

    12 Jul | 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM | Aboriginal Bush Tucker Tour

    Celebrate NAIDOC week with an engaging Aboriginal Bush Tucker Tour at The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Join your First Nations guide for a journey through the Botanic Gardens, where you'll learn about the rich heritage of Indigenous bush foods, their traditional uses, and their adaptations into modern cuisine.

    During this one-hour tour, explore the Cadi Jam Ora garden, delve into the world of popular bush foods, and sample some delightful treats.

     Meet us at the Holme Building at 10:00 AM.

    Frequently asked questions:

    What is USU Day Trips?

    USU Day Trips is an event series for USYD international and domestic students to make new friends and explore all the best parts of Sydney. In semester 1, we're running weekly Day Trips to various highlights, from an Aboriginal Cultural Tour to a movie night at Hoyts, and so much more!

    Who can join Day Trips?

    Day Trips are open to all USU Members. If you aren’t a member yet, make sure you sign up today so you can come along and enjoy all the fun. The best part is, it's free for all USYD students! Sign up for USU membership here.

    What are the Covid-19 safety requirements?

    Day Trips attendees are required to follow all of the University's Covid Safety Precautions, any Covid Safety requirements issued by NSW Health. This may include but are not limited to wearing masks on public transport and checking in via the Health QR.

    What if I don’t receive my confirmation email?

    Please email us if you don't receive confirmation of your registration.

    What happens if it's bad weather?

    Most of the USU's Day Trips will go on regardless of the weather, so make sure you pack appropriately! Make sure you have water and a hat if it's sunny, and an umbrella if it's raining. If the weather is too severe for the Day Trip to go on as scheduled, you will be notified via email and offered a refund or a change of date option.

    Tickets are sold out. What do I do now?

    Please click join the waitlist on Humanitix. Note that the waitlist is limited as well. But don't worry if you miss out on this Day Trip, the next one is just around the corner!

    Can I join on the day if someone doesn’t show up?

    Since our day trip events are typically very popular and have a high attendance rate, it's unlikely that spots will open up on the day of the event. However, if you're still interested in joining, you can sign up on the waiting list. An hour before the event starts, you'll find a QR code printed on the outside wall of our Student Programs office. Please scan it and fill out the form. You will be contacted by USU once a spot becomes available. Additionally, if the location requires meeting off campus, we will update the QR code in the event information on Humanitix. Please check the event information on the day of the event start.

    Release of Liability, Waiver of Claims and Assumption of Risk:

    By participating in this event, I agree to the terms and conditions:
    1. Participants are responsible for their own behaviour and any resulting consequences. The University of Sydney Union shall not be liable for any loss, damage, or theft of personal belongings or any injury to the individual or others resulting from the event. Furthermore you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of this event.
    2. All attendees must adhere to all COVID-19 safety requirements, including but not limited, to wearing a mask on ALL public transport.
    3. I consent to being contacted by the USU via email about upcoming events and activities. I can opt out of these communications at any time.
    4. I consent to being photographed by USU during the event for future promotion content on USU socials and communication channels.

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