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  • The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women influencing Sydney staff[12 July 2018]

    As part of this year's NAIDOC Week celebration, staff in the University, including Assoc. Prof. Catriona Elder (Department of Sociology and Social Policy), share their stories on how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have shaped their research or life.


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

    The Sydney Underground Film Festival is back this September 13-16 with an opportunity for students, staff and alumni of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Sydney College of Arts to be part of the program. Film and video art submissions close 13th July.


  • Government and International Relations alumnus announced as ABC Top 5 Humanities Researcher[27 June 2018]

    Congratulations to Dr Ben Moffitt who has been selected as one of Australia's brightest research communicators for the ABC's Top 5 media residency program. Dr Moffit will focus on understanding the rise of populism across the globe; what makes populists so appealing to voters and what effect populism has on democracy. More.


  • Introducing our new Head of School, Professor Lisa Adkins[20 June 2018]

    We are excited to announce the appointment of Professor Lisa Adkins as the new Head of School. Professor Adkins joins us from the University of Newcastle, where she was Chair of Sociology while also spending 6 months of the year at the University of Tampere and the University of Turku in Finland as part of her Academy of Finland Distinguished Professorship. More.


  • Tackle real-world problems with the FASS3999 Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study[20 June 2018]

    Get out of the classroom and work alongside students from other disciplines while you learn how to apply your studies to tackle real-world problems! The FASS3999 Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study allows you to work with a group of student to develop ways to transform the Westmead Precinct into more than a ‘hospital suburb’, by engaging with interdisciplinary problem-based learning. Applications close 6 July.