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  • Photo of students at a Freedom Ride celebration.

    Increasing access

    NSW Freedom Ride Scholarship Fund to enable more Aboriginal students to access a University of Sydney education.

  • Women at the University of Sydney.

    Celebrating women

    The University of Sydney reflects on the achievements of women for International Women's Day.

  • Angry man.

    Keep calm

    The risk of a heart attack is much higher in the two hours following a burst of intense anger, study reveals.

  • White rat.

    Love rats sober up

    The ‘love’ hormone oxytocin can counteract the effects of alcohol in rats, new research shows.

  • 'Individuals' by Andrew Rogers.

    $1.4m sculpture gift

    The University of Sydney has received a sculpture gift from one of Australia’s most recognised contemporary artists.

  • Couple holding hands.

    Sex after cancer

    The University of Sydney and Cancer Council NSW have developed a resource to improve the sexual wellbeing of cancer survivors.


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Original freedom riders pictured in 1965.

Honouring the Freedom Ride

We're bringing original Riders and current University students and staff together to mark this historic event with a re-enactment and concert.