2008 News

Addressing the critical care training needs in Timor Leste [December 2008] The Office for Global Health has recently been awarded funding from AusAID's Public Sector Linkage Program (PSLP) to build the critical care workforce capacity in Timor Leste. More
Medicos awarded Vietnam's highest health honour [11 November 2008] Sydney University medicos - Dean of Medicine, Professor Bruce Robinson, and Professor Kerry Goulston, a gastroenterologist from the Northern Clinical School -have taken out Vietnam's highest health honour, the People's Health Medal. More
China’s Vice-Minister of Health welcomes Australian collaborations [13 August 2008] The Vice Minister of Health for the People’s Republic of China, Dr Jiefu Huang, has welcomed greater health collaborations between China and Australia. More
Shanghai Jiao Tong University visitors arrive [14 July 2008] On July 7, the Faculty of Medicine's 16 visitors from Shanghai Jiao Tong University arrived in Sydney, and were welcomed by Professor John Hearn, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International). More
Deutscher Akademische Austauschdienst (DAAD) Scholarships for 2009 [June 2008] The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is offering scholarships for a six (four)-week Deutschlandkundlicher Winterkurs from January to February 2009. More
Sharing PhDs: Shanghai Jiao Tong students in Sydney [10 June 2008] Four students undertaking their PhDs with Shanghai Jiao Tong University will do part of their research at the University of Sydney, under the China Scholarship Council program. More
Sydney internationalising the student experience in Health Sciences [6 May 2008] The University of Sydney's Faculty of Health Sciences has forged new relations with one of Malaysia's most prestigious research-intensive universities, after a two-day symposium on exercise, sports medicine and rehabilitation. More
Two for the price of one: joint doctorates from Sydney and the University of Malaya [27 April 2008] the University of Sydney and the UNIVERSITI Malaya recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a Cotutelle Agreement to pave the way for PhD students to earn joint doctorates from both universities. More
Attracting the world's best: new support for international students [April 2008] The University of Sydney Medical Program (USydMP) has re-vamped its scholarships for international students, in a bid to attract the best candidates from around the world. More View the Scholarships for International Students flyer
Around the world in one evening…Postcards from Everywhere [March 2008] globalHOME, with support from MedSoc and the Faculties of Health International Office, launched Postcards from Wherever on Wednesday 5th March 2008. More
Timor Leste scholars arrive at Sydney [29 February 2008] When he returns home to Timor-Leste, Noeno Anuno Sarmento plans to work at the busy and under-resourced national hospital in Dili. More
Saudi Students Saudi Health Science Study Scholarship Program managed by The University of Sydney [15 February 2008] The government of Saudi Arabia has chosen the University of Sydney to train the next generation of Saudi doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals. More