Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Conservatorium news

Concur: Travel & expenses made easy!

Concur: Travel & expenses made easy!

We have moved to Concur, a single system for managing expenses, online bookings and pre-travel approvals.

The University's existing travel and expense system, Fraedom, remains available to users until all areas have moved across to Concur.

Click here for more information.

Concour cheat sheets:

Delete a request before submitting for approval

How to select RC PC's in Concur

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Office 365

ICT is deploying Microsoft’s cloud based Office 365 platform to the University staff community over this year and in to next year and the Conservatorium is one of a small number of faculties participating in the pilot rollout. Staff are under no obligation to migrate to Office 365 but Conservatorium staff who do wish to take advantage of the platform will be able to do so from Monday, July 3rd. 


Further information on Office 365 and the pilot rollout is available here. If you have any questions please contact David Kim-Boyle (Media, Production, and Technology Manager) at

Announcements and notices

Semester 1, Recitals

Dear All,

Semester 1 Recitals schedule can be found here

Here are instructions on how to look up your examining and accompaniment roster. 

You can also see your panel and accompaniment listings as per these instructions (remember the password is recital)


If you have new staff who will be examining please let me know so that I can put them into the Artifax system


To see your panel and accompaniment allocations,

1.      login to staff on line Click this link:

2.      User Name:  this is your uni key

3.      Password: recital  (the password is not your usual uni password)

Visiting scholar and performer notification

For every visitor invited to SCM, paid or unpaid, an online form captures any preliminary information about the arrangement, ideally at least one month in advance.


Visas and visitors

Every non-Australian visitor requires the appropriate visa for the activities they perform at the Con, whether paid or unpaid. We require 8 weeks’ notice in advance of intent to engage an international visitor.


Visiting scholar and performer guidelines


Guidelines - Ad Hoc Projects


Contractor/Employee Assessment Form


Contractor/Employee Assessment Tool Guide

Travelling on University Business

When you organise travel conducted on behalf of the University, such as for study, fieldwork, meetings and conferences, it must be formally authorised by the Dean before departure using FRAEDOM (formerly SPENDVISION). Click here for more information.

Student and Staff Card Programming

Programing rooms on staff and student cards is now processed by Security Services on Main Campus to align with Uni Policy. Rodney Boatwright (Facilities Support Officer) will no longer complete this task. Grant Crompton (Campus Manager) and Guy McEwan (Venue Ops Manager) will manage this process. Rodney will be able to check card access. Click here for more information.

Follow Me Print

Follow Me Print has been rolled out to the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.


Staff, along with nominated affiliates and students will now be able to use their staff/affiliate/student card to print, copy and scan on a multifunction device provided under the University’s contract with print service provider, CSG.  


Simply tap on your staff card to the reader (tap card on/off), select the print job you need and collect your documents on any follow me enabled printer – don’t forget to tap off your staff card!


Click here for more information

Student Musician Requests

The Conservatorium receives a high volume of requests for student musicians. Kate Drain coordinates these requests, so kindly email Kate with the requestor’s contact details and she will advertise the requirement to all students. 

Visas and visitors

Every non-Australian visitor requires the appropriate visa for the activities they perform at the Con, whether paid or unpaid. The University’s Immigration Officer requires 8 weeks’ notice in advance of intent to engage a visitor, especially where a visitor will be requiring a University-sponsored Entertainment (420) visa. Contact Heggy for more information.

Maintenance requests

All maintenance requests are to be sent to the following email address

Matters that can be reported using this email are:

-    Cleaning issues

-    Replacing lights

-    Minor damage

Important dates

27 Jul

2017 SCM Research Day

The 2017 SCM Research Day will take place on Thursday, 27 July in Recital Hall East between 9:30am and 4.30pm.

Please note that it is faculty policy that attendance at the Research Day is compulsory for all academic staff.

Service updates

New University Service Desks Phone Number

Getting service support just got simpler, with one new number to contact Campus Security, ICT, Human Resources, Campus Infrastructure & Services, Finance, and the University Switchboard. Phone (02) 9351 2000 or remember the extension 12000 on-campus.

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