Resources & Facilities

BEES Intranet

The BEES intranet is a z-pass protected section of the BEES website. Within the intranet UNSW staff and students will find administrative guidelines, procedures and key contact information. There is also links to the Faculties Quick Reference Guides for Centralised Services.

Click here to go to the BEES Intranet

Health and Safety

UNSW has implemented a Health and Safety Management System to ensure the working environment of employees, students and visitors is safe and that their health is not at risk.

Click here for the BEES Health and Safety pages

Click here to redirect to "Reporting Hazards and Incidents"

Mental Health First Aid

The School of BEES has staff trained in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). Please contact them if you have any questions or concerns about the mental health of yourself or another, or need advice on resources.

Click here to go to the BEES Mental Health First Aid and Emergencies page

Click here for information about the Employee Assistance program (EAP)

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

BEES aims to provide a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for all students regardless of their race, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation or gender identification.

Click here to go to the BEES Equity and Diversity page

Smiths Lake Field Station

The UNSW Smiths Lake Field Station is a research facility located on the mid-North coast of NSW, within the lake Great Lakes district. The field station is used primarily by the School of BEES for the purpose of teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students and for research purposes.

Click here to go to the Smiths Lake Field Station page

Fowlers Gap Research Station

Fowlers Gap is the only research station in the arid zone of NSW. Located 112 kilometres north of Broken Hill, the 39-hectare property was established in 1966 and has been extensively used by researchers from UNSW and other institutions in Australia and overseas.

Click here for the Fowlers Gap Research Station page

The John T. Waterhouse Herbarium

The John T. Waterhouse Herbarium is an internationally registered herbarium administered by the School of BEES. It was established in 1956 and is housed on the fourth floor of the Biological Sciences Building. The herbarium contains some 53,000 specimens, including about 11,000 fungal specimens.

Click here to go to the John T. Waterhouse Herbarium page

RPAS at Fowlers Gap
Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems

These pages link to all forms, procedures and guidelines relating to the use of BEES Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS).

For further information please contact the BEES RPAS manager: Hayley Bates

Click here to go to the BEES RPAS page

car bookings
BEES Vehicle Bookings

BEES owns a small selection of vehicles for staff and research students, primarily used for field work. To use these vehicles you must first be inducted (email:

Click here for the rules and requirements for the use of BEES vehicles.

Click here to access the LeasePlan vehicle booking system.

Scientific Diving

These pages outline the UNSW procedures and guidelines relating to Scientific Diving for UNSW.

For issues relating to Scientific Diving at UNSW e-mail


These pages link to all forms, procedures and guidelines relating to the use of UNSW boats.

For issues relating to the use of UNSW Boats e-mail

Click here to go to the UNSW Boating Forms page

Other UNSW Resources

For assistance with issues relating to computer support, software, UNSW mail and other web services visit the UNSW IT webpage

For all matters relating to UNSW transit, security, ID cards, works and maintenance, lost property, and any matters relating to UNSW infrastructure and maintenance visit the UNSW Estate Management webpage

For any salaries, staff development or other human resources matters visit the UNSW Human Resources webpage