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26 June 2017
11 things to do between semesters

Sydney in winter is a playground for students enjoying newfound freedom in the break between semesters. Adventure and respite awaits you after making it through exams, here's our top picks.

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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.

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22 June 2017
World first air travel health partnership between University and Qantas

Qantas and the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre have announced a world first air travel health and wellbeing partnership to reshape customers' experience of long haul flights.  

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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.

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15 June 2017
Sydney ranked in top 100 in university reputation rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked among the top 100 most prestigious universities in the world in the 2017 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

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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.

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13 June 2017
What do your music preferences say about your study habits?

With exams looming and study sessions stepping up we asked our resident mnemonic expert Professor David Alais to investigate how your study playlist can improve motivation levels, boost learning and increase memory encoding.

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13 June 2017
University of Sydney community honoured in Queen's Birthday list

Members of the University of Sydney community have been acknowledged for their influence on Australian society in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List.

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08 June 2017
University partners with UBTECH to explore the future of AI

The University of Sydney has launched a new $7.5 million research centre in partnership with world-leading robotics company UBTECH Robotics to explore untapped opportunities in Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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02 June 2017
Charles Perkins portrait displayed in building bearing his name

A portrait of renowned activist Dr Charles Perkins AO – the first Aboriginal man to graduate from an Australian university, the University of Sydney – was officially unveiled during National Reconciliation Week 2017. 

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01 June 2017
Challenging students to create a brighter future for books
Students from the University of Sydney have competed in a challenge to create a future concept for Australia’s leading bookseller, Dymocks.
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31 May 2017
Increasing access for regional Indigenous students

A transformative program of educational outreach will launch across regional and rural NSW during National Reconciliation Week, as the University of Sydney’s Widening Participation and Outreach goes on the road. 

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29 May 2017
Five things you should know about the 1967 Referendum

As we celebrate 50 years since the 1967 Referendum let’s reflect upon some of the key facts from this important milestone in Australia’s journey towards reconciliation.

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26 May 2017
10 Indigenous staff and students taking the next steps

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and students reveal what this year’s National Reconciliation Week means to them, and the steps they’re taking in the journey to achieve reconciliation. 

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26 May 2017
How to be a girl boss: tips to take the stress out of networking

In their final year of study at the University of Sydney, Nina Khoury and Adriana Stefanatos created the ENID Network to help women start their careers. Ahead of their upcoming on-campus event, Nina shared 5 networking tips.

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24 May 2017
University congratulates new AIATSIS appointments

The University of Sydney warmly congratulates new Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) CEO and council members, including Sydney’s own Dr Myfany Turpin. 

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18 May 2017
5 facts about fashion at the University

From the clothes flaunted on campus in decades past, to some of our recent fashion connections, we take a look at the good, the bad and the ‘oh my’ of University of Sydney fashion.

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17 May 2017
Celebrating gender and diversity in our community

Today we’re celebrating International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). In collaboration with the University’s Ally Network, we’re recognising and embracing gender and sexual diversity in our community to create a stronger and more inclusive environment.

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17 May 2017
Two writers awarded Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residency

Playwright Alana Valentine and writer Mireille Juchau will each receive $100,000 and spend a year based at the centre, alongside clinicians and researchers looking to ease the burden of obesity and chronic disease. 

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10 May 2017
The teachers who inspired our Alumni Award winners

Two of our 2017 Alumni Award winners tell us about the teachers who inspired them during their time at the University and encouraged them to go on to do incredible things.

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