Faculty of Education and Social Work Alumni

The Faculty of Education and Social Work graduates are leaders in their fields, not just in education but in areas including literature, politics, journalism, health, and sport.

In January 2003, the Faculty was formed by the amalgamation of two schools from the former Faculty of Education with the School of Social Work and Policy Studies from the Faculty of Arts. In January 2006, the component schools were dissolved, bringing even closer collaboration as a one-school Faculty.

In 2010 we celebrated 70 years of Social Work and 100 years of Education at the University of Sydney and alumni and friends of the Faculty celebrated an ongoing relationship and their experiences of their time studying Education or Social Work at Australia's first university. The rewards of being an integral part of the significant network of the University of Sydney add to a rich personal and professional life.

The Faculty’s Alumni & Friends network continues to grow through dedicated ESW events, as well as our recently re-launched ESW Alumni eNewsletter, Connections, and opportunities to engage with the University's alumni events including its annual Alumni Awards. By being a part of this community you can meet fellow graduates, reconnect with classmates, take part in casual social gatherings, attend professionally-relevant events and make the most of networking opportunities.

We welcome you to your Faculty of Education & Social Work.

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Provided we have your up-to-date email address and contact details, you will automatically receive the Faculty’s alumni e-newsletter Connections, our recently reframed eNewsletter which provides information about upcoming Faculty events and activities as well as featuring outstanding contributions of our Education & Social Work Alumni.

The Sydney Alumni Magazine (SAM) connects more than 200,000 readers in Australia and around the world. You can also find out how to access and download the Ipad edition of SAM.

Services and Benefits: In addition, as part of our community, you can access an exciting range of services, benefits and events. Benefits that range from discounted short courses and travel deals to free tickets to events. Moreover, all new alumni are entitled to free membership of the University library for a year, with a discounted rate thereafter.

Volunteer: We value your time skills, and expertise and there are many ways you can volunteer to help the University community. Find out more here

Stay Connected: Please let us know if you change your postal address or email so that we can stay connected wherever your career may take you. You can update your contact details any time or stay in touch via social media.

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