Other Sydney Uni Talks
Talks, forums and lectures at the University
The University of Sydney hosts a diverse range of forums, talks and lectures through-out the year. Many of these are free and open to the public.
Sydney Ideas is the University of Sydney¹s premier public lecture series program that aims to bring some of Sydney¹s, Australia¹s and the world's, leading thinkers to the wider Sydney community. Since 2006 Sydney Ideas has featured more than 50 of the world¹s leading thinkers including Tariq Ali, Tim Flannery, Robert Fisk, Frank Furedi, Gareth Evans and Bill McKibben.
The aim of the series is to highlight the essential role of the University of Sydney in providing a bridge between the academic community and the public, and to share with the whole community the importance and value of ideas that make a difference. The program offers a range of ticketed and free lectures, at a range of times throughout the week to ensure access for all. We also provide audio podcasts and videos of many of our lectures for those who can not always make it to our venues.
The United States Studies Centre
The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney brings together leading scholars, politicians, business leaders and thinkers from across Australia and the US to research, debate and create new knowledge on American political, economic, social and cultural issues. It has frequent guest speakers from the US in an events program of seminars, talks and forums.
University of Sydney Museums and Galleries Events
The University of Sydney has one of the largest and finest university collections of antiquities, art, ethnography and natural history in Australia. These are housed in the University Art Gallery, Macleay Museum and Nicholson Museum which all feature a range of events, talks and seminars open to the public.
Sydney Science Forum
The Faculty of Science at the University is leader in science communication and community engagement. Their Sydney Science Forum is a free lectures series featuring leading University academics bring the latest in scientific research, ideas, possibilities and innovations to the Sydney community.