Hornsby Campus

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Hornsby video. The Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE

Located on Sydney's upper north shore, our Hornsby Campus is set in lovely bushland. The campus specialises in graphic design, information technology, visual arts and ceramics with the latest in light filled studio and exhibition spaces open to the public.

The graphic design and multimedia studio complex embraces the latest in digital technologies and provides the students with real-world design house experience through The White Room.

EcoSkills Training Centre is a unique full scale construction training facility. Built by students utilising environmentally sustainable principles, it is now used to demonstrate those principles to students from architectural technology to land management and electrotechnology.

Hornsby Campus is built upon the homelands of the Guringai and Darug people.

Courses at Hornsby Campus

Hornsby Campus offers courses in information technology, multimedia, design, visual arts, ceramics, automotive, building and construction,electrotechnology, floristry, English language, office administration, accounting and finance, marketing, advertising, human resources and business. Pre-vocational training in a number of trade areas is also offered.

Virtual tour

A walk through of our facilities at Hornsby Campus.

The Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE

Digital media

Located within Hornsby's impressive graphic design and multimedia training complex, our studios are equipped with the latest MAC workstations, simulating a real design firm and giving students practical work experience on design jobs.

 The Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE


At Hornsby’s graphic design and multimedia training complex, students will also find the photography room, featuring the latest light filled studio and photography equipment.


Spotlight on campus

EcoSkills Training Centre

EcoSkills Training Centre

A unique full scale student construction project, designed to demonstrate and integrate environmental sustainability principles into training for students from all faculties, from architectural technology to land management and electrotechnology.



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Hornsby Campus

205 Peats Ferry Road Hornsby NSW 2077
(formerly known as Pacific Highway)


Limited parking for students is available at Block J and Block K.


The campus is located just a few minutes walk from Hornsby train station and bus interchange.

Transport Infoline 131 500

Campus Map - PDF 335KB

Campus Office

Building F, Customer Services Centre

Monday to Thursday 8:30 to 6pm
Friday 8.30am to 5pm.

Includes the:

  • Course Information Office
  • Student Administration Office
  • Cashier's Office

No cash accepted. Payment by cheque, EFTPOS, MasterCard or Visa only.


Phone: (02) 9472 1228  or (02) 9472 1222

Venue hire

Phone: (0) 9472 1587

Support Services

From choosing a course to graduation, our support services are there to help make your experience with us enjoyable and productive and to create opportunities for students with particular needs and interests.

Support services available at Hornsby Campus are:

Student Welcome Pack 2017

The Northern Sydney Institute Student Welcome Pack 2017 is full of detailed information on all the services and facilities available at each campus including canteen, library, showers, computers, photocopying, parking, student association and more.