Ryde Campus

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Ryde Campus video. The Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE

Set in 25 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with views to the Blue Mountains, TAFE NSW Ryde is an internationally renowned specialist training centre for hospitality, tourism, horticulture and environmental management. It is the largest hospitality training centre in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the largest horticulture training centres in the world.

Hospitality students train in commercially equipped kitchens, bars, cafes and the Ambassador Restaurant. Training facilities for the horticulture industry include computerised glasshouses, landscape design studios, a full size cricket pitch, golf green and a bowling green.

TAFE NSW Ryde is built upon the homelands of the Guringai and Darug people.

Courses at TAFE NSW Ryde

TAFE NSW Ryde offers training programs across a range of areas including, environment and conservation, CAD, events, floristry, horticulture, hospitality, events management, land management and tourism.

Virtual tour

A walk through of our facilities at Ryde.

The Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE

Ambassador restaurant

The Ambassador training restaurant, gives students the opportunity to practise and develop their culinary and restaurant service skills in a modern setting. The Ambassador is also open for public bookings on selected dates during each semester.

 The Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE


One of the largest horticulture training centres in the world is located at TAFE NSW Ryde. Equipped with the latest training facilities, our horticulture students are immersed in a green world, giving a completely hands-on, real work-experience.

 The Northern Sydney Institute, part of TAFE


At TAFE NSW Ryde floristry students can study from a vast range of programs: from short courses in flower care to special technique training for industry professionals, all in a setting that inspires every student to be creative



17 -33.80736602 151.1019972


250 Blaxland Road Ryde NSW 2112


Student parking is on the two lower car parking levels closest to Building H. Access is off Parkes Street.


Ryde is accessible by bus (stop on Blaxland Road) or train (20 minute walk to West Ryde or Meadowbank Station).

Transport Infoline 131 500

Location Map - PDF 59KB

Location Office

Building H, Ground Floor
Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 6pm
Friday 8.30am-5pm.

Includes the:

  • Course Information Office
  • Student Administration Office
  • Cashier's Office
    No cash accepted. Payment by cheque, EFTPOS, or credit card (MasterCard or Visa) only.


Phone: (02) 9448 6223 or (02) 9448 6369

Venue hire

Phone: (02) 9448 6292

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 Ryde are:

Student Welcome Pack 2017

TAFE NSW Northern Sydney 2018 Student Guide 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.