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  • Submit your film to the Sydney Underground Film Festival![11 July 2018]

    Staff, students and alumni of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Sydney College of Arts can submit their films, video art and documentaries to the festival for free by Friday 13 July 2018, using the waiver code SYDUNIFASS.

    Back for its 12th year, the Sydney Undergraduate Film Festival showcases unique, quality independent films that transgress the status quo and challenge the conservative conventions of filmmaking. Collected from as far and wide as the Cannes Film Festival, South by South West and the Berlin Film Festival, the Underground Film Festival has a reputation for giving independent Australian filmmakers the opportunity to showcase their work alongside renowned international filmmakers like David Lynch, Martha Colburn, Virgil Widrich and Bill Morrison.


  • ARC Linkage success for Archaeology's James Flexner [19 June 2018]

    Working with partners from the Queensland Museum and Queensland University, the project wil raise awareness of South Sea Islander lives and communities.


  • Roman Architecture: Creation-Reception - Semester 2 2018[1 June 2018]

    BDES3030 - Co-taught with the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

    Count this unit towards your Archaeology Major or Minor

    Western architecture has been profoundly shaped by the technological and stylistic influence of Roman architects. Taught jointly by an archaeologist and an architectural historian, this unit interweaves the creation and reception of Roman buildings from antiquity to the present.

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  • Pompeii reveals more of its secrets after excavation moratorium lifted[31 May 2018]

    Connie Agius from ABC Radio National's The World Today talks to Estelle Lazer about recent discoveries at Pompeii.


  • Student employability programs[28 May 2018]

    Gaining an edge in the job market
    Our student employability programs offer you a unique opportunity to develop your professional skills and knowledge, identify career options, and  z connect with industry to enhance your employability during your studies.