Pathways Psychology Institute Campuses

The Institute has been divided into two locations for our campuses each for a specific purpose. The Galston Campus is for Administration and Supervision sessions. The Arcadia campus is for residentials and large meetings. Please ensure you know which campus you are required to go to.



Galston Campus


6 Belbowrie Close, Galston New South Wales.


Galston is a semi-rural village 15 minutes west of Hornsby and 45 minutes’ drive from the Sydney CBD.


The Galston campus houses our Administration Department and it is the facility that is used predominately by the Psychological Registration Program students for their supervision sessions.


Students may use the clinic room when seeing a client under supervision from time to time.




The nearest bus stop is at the Galston Village shop which is a short 5 minute walk from our Campus.

Nearest train stations are Hornsby and Pennant Hills. Busses are available from both of these stations.


Arcadia Campus


Yaraandoo Life Centre

28 Nollands Road, Arcadia. New South Wales.


Situated 38 kilometres north/west of Sydney in Arcadia’s semi-rural bushland is the property Yaraandoo. Set amongst 27 acres of part natural bush and paddocks our campus for where our residentials blocks are held.  It is only a 45 minute drive from the Sydney CBD.


The architecturally purpose built 2 storey building shares both student accommodation and educational learning area. With a capacity of 16 beds, here students have a choice of twin bed share or dormitory style accommodation. A fully equipped kitchen and dining area is available for students at all times as well as a common room for relaxation after classes.


Classes are usually held in the main common area in a relaxed atmosphere or outside with weather permitting. An art therapy area is also available for students to explore and create in.


A uniquely designed chapel that is 2/3 under the earth on the property is of non-denomination and is there for anyone who may wish to use a space of quiet contemplation while staying at a residential.


When more than 16 participants of a residential come to study at Yaraandoo extra accommodation can be made at the local Benedictine Monastery residential cottage for 10 people only a short 5 minute drive from Yaraandoo.


Travelling to the Arcadia Campus


If you are flying into Sydney Airport and needing to travel to Arcadia from the Sydney Airport it is suggested to catch the Airport Train to Hornsby Railway station.




Go to Sydney Airport Domestic or Sydney Airport International Train Station. At either of these stations go to Platform 1. Catch the train to Central Station and change to Platform 16 (North Shore Line) or to the Country Platforms to connect with the Central Coast and Newcastle Line. Both lines offer regular services to Hornsby Railway Station. Travel time is approximately 65 minutes. 

  • Single trip from Airport to Sydney is approximately $17.00
  • Single trip from Sydney to Hornsby is approximately $6.00




Line 400 from the International Terminal at Sydney airport to Burwood Road, to Parramatta Road and on to Hornsby Railway Station. Travel time is approximately 90 minutes. Single trip total is approximately $25.00


On the western side of the station is the taxi rank where a taxi from Hornsby railway station to Arcadia will take approximately 20 minutes and cost approximately $50.00.




If you wish to travel by taxi from Sydney Airport to the Arcadia campus it is approximately an hour and 1 quarter travel and will cost approximately $150.00.




If you wish to travel by Uber from Sydney Airport to the Arcadia campus it is approximately an hour and 1 quarter travel and will cost approximately $110.00.




If you are travelling to Sydney by coach it is suggested you arrange your travel to disembark at Hornsby railway station.


Local Accomodation


The campus provides for a limited amount of shared accommodation. If you would prefer to make your own accommodation arrangements further accommodation options include the following:

  • Dural Village Tourist Park hosts a swimming pool, picnic areas, tennis court, laundry, recreation room and offers private suites and cabins at competitive rates. It is approximately 20 minute drive to the Arcadia campus.
  • Dural House in Round Corner offers a bed and breakfast style accommodation close by.
  • Castle Hill is only 20 minutes’ drive from Arcadia and has many accommodation options available such as the Hills Lodge and The Quest.


Dinning in around Arcadia


Arcadia Café is a 5 minute drive from the campus and the Galston shopping village is approximately a 10 minute drive and has a number of small take away food shops and cafés.  There are no café’s or eateries within walking distance of our campus. Please feel free to bring food and drinks as there are kitchen and refrigeration facilities available. Woolworths is located in Glenorie which is about a 10 minute drive, and Hornsby Westfield is around a 15 minute drive. Round Corner and Dural are also a 15 minute drive, where you will find many dining options from MacDonald’s & KFC to fine dining and silver service. Also there are a number of clubs and restaurants in the local area all offering a good range of dining options.





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