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18 July 2017
Sydney hosts prestigious Harvard conference

The Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations 2017 Asia conference is being held in Sydney from August 17-21. Over 600 delegates from over 70 countries will be coming to our shores to attend this unique event.

06 July 2017
Research rebuilding Shakespeare's Globe theatre in Melbourne

A full-scale replica of Shakespeare’s second Globe theatre will be built in Melbourne, using specifications established through University of Sydney research.

04 July 2017
Jewish refugee music and theatre comes Out of the Shadows

Music and theatrical works of Jewish refugee artists fleeing fascist persecution in the 1930s and 1940s will be rediscovered in a one-off festival staged by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the Seymour Centre in August.

26 June 2017
Are you the next John Bradfield?

Do you have ideas on how to use transport to transform cities or infrastructure to solve social problems in our city? Applications will open soon for the 2017 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.

22 June 2017
Students set off on winter adventures

As we approach the mid-year winter break students are preparing to head out to gain hands-on experiences, learn new skills and make a difference in communities in Australia and abroad.

22 June 2017
Art unleashes the power of the dot

The Papunya dot is a powerful symbol of identity in Aboriginal art and culture. In a new exhibition, artists have harnessed the power that the dot holds for Aboriginal people as a starting point to explore their own beliefs.

21 June 2017
Design student ideas aid the delivery of better healthcare

A toy reporting a child’s behaviour, a game destigmatising mental health, and a virtual healing garden cultivating patient feedback - these are among 24 ideas developed by students to aid the delivery of better healthcare.

19 June 2017
University sponsors Garma Youth Forum

As sponsor of this year’s Garma Youth Forum, we’ll host workshops for school students run by our Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Faculty of Science, Sydney College of the Arts as well as the Sydney University Law Society.

16 June 2017
Con students give Lorde the green light

A group of University of Sydney music students recently had the opportunity of surprising singer-songwriter Lorde with a special performance during a Sydney visit by the international artist.

15 June 2017
Can writers prevent disease?

Author Charlotte Wood, playwright Alana Valentine and Professor Stephen Simpson discuss how, together, science and the arts might create a new understanding of preventable disease.