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15 February 2017
Five things you should do at Orientation Week

Amidst the fun and social activities of the USU's OWeek festival, there are plenty of other important events and sessions. Make sure you take the time to do these 5 things – you'll thank yourself later. 

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15 February 2017
We’re ‘Roaring with Pride’ to be part of Mardi Gras 2017

The University of Sydney is once again proud to be part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in 2017.

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15 February 2017
An insider’s guide to starting uni

Think you know everything you need to about starting uni? Skim our insider student tips to make sure you’re ready to hit the ground running during your first weeks on campus. 

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14 February 2017
Our undergraduates named Australia’s most employable

University of Sydney undergraduate students were recognised as the most employable of any Australian university, during last week’s GradConnection awards.

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10 February 2017
Recognising National Apology Day

On 13 February 2008, the Australian Parliament made a formal apology to Australia’s Indigenous peoples acknowledging past policies that harmed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities.

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08 February 2017
Cost of living deters disadvantaged students

Disadvantaged and low-SES students are disproportionately affected by cost-of-living pressures, writes University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence in The Australian.

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07 February 2017
Academic records documenting Indigenous communities recognised

A vital resource of Australian academic work and engagement with Indigenous people, held by the University of Sydney, will be inscribed on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.

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06 February 2017
Valentine’s Day 1917: A love letter on a battlefield

A century ago on Valentine’s Day, 1917 – long before the instant connections promised by smartphones and social media – two sweethearts separated by war had only hand-written letters delivered by ship to share their feelings.

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06 February 2017
University of Sydney and UC Davis sign partnership agreement

A new partnership agreement between the University of Sydney and the University of California, Davis will see academics benefit from new access to research collaborations and shared funding.  

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06 February 2017
A beginner’s guide to timetables

Timetable flexibility is one of the best perks of being a uni student. Enjoy your new-found freedom with this guide to the timetable system. 

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01 February 2017
Elite scholarships help alumni thrive

Sydney has a proud history of support of top scholarship organisations as well as a strong prevalence of graduate recipients across a number of prestigious programs. 

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01 February 2017
Silver and bronze for school students in international space race

Australian high school students took control of NASA robots on the International Space Station last week, during the 2016/17 Zero Robotics Championship Final, run by the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.

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31 January 2017
Our role in 2017

"We are committed as a University to build a culture based on values of courage and creativity, openness and engagement, respect and integrity, and inclusion and diversity," says Dr Michael Spence, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney. 

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30 January 2017
Westpac scholars set to attend Sydney

Five graduates have been awarded Future Leaders scholarships through the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation allowing them to undertake fully funded postgraduate studies at Sydney.

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26 January 2017
Vice-Chancellor acknowledged with University community in Australia Day Honours

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence is among dozens of members of the University community to be recognised for their service to improving Australian life in this year's Australia Day Honours.

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24 January 2017
Reimagining teaching: Educational Innovation grants announced

The grants will give academics opportunities to explore virtual reality laboratory classes, student-created learning resources and engaging online modules for students. 

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21 January 2017
Alumnus wins top US Presidential award

Dr Arora (PhD ’06) received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) for his leading research on the life-long health effects of environmental factors.

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19 January 2017
High school students pilot Mars mission by sending code into space

Australian high school students will send computer code into space to race robotic satellites aboard the International Space Station at the Zero Robotics Championship on Friday 27 January.

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18 January 2017
University set to welcome the next crop of future leaders

More than 10,500 offers have been made for prospective students to study at the University of Sydney in 2017, including 587 students under a new leadership initiative.

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18 January 2017
Students set the bar for refugee support

A group of students have developed an idea to improve the lives of refugees globally. They’ll fly to San Francisco in March to pitch their vision as part of the international Hult Prize and vie for USD $1 million in funding.

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