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20 April 2017
The Australian heartland of jazz stages its first international festival

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music, the heartland of the country’s finest jazz musicians, is hosting an inaugural international jazz festival on Sunday 4 June.

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10 April 2017
Rooms with a view

Art lovers and University benefactors are looking forward to seeing their favourite artworks and artefacts in the new spaces being created at the University of Sydney.

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10 April 2017
Rooms with a view

Art lovers and University benefactors are looking forward to seeing their favourite artworks and artefacts in the new spaces being created at the University of Sydney.

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07 April 2017
University community features at Sydney Writers’ Festival

More than 40 University of Sydney staff and alumni will join the stellar line-up of guests to speak at this year's Sydney Writers' Festival.

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05 April 2017
Music exchange unites Indigenous cultures from Australia and China

Music brings together two ancient Indigenous cultures from Australia and China in a rare concert at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

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21 March 2017
Olive Pink inspires Anne Boyd’s new orchestral work

The University’s first female Professor of Music, Anne Boyd AM, premieres her new orchestral work inspired by Australia’s first desert botanic garden, founded by anthropologist, artist, Aboriginal-rights activist and alumna Olive Muriel Pink (1884-1975).

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01 February 2017
Liza Lim joins the University to nurture women composers

Highly-acclaimed Australian composer Liza Lim, a leading figure of her generation internationally, joins the Sydney Conservatorium of Music to mentor and grow the reputation of women composers.

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27 January 2017
Eye-popping art comes to Laneway Sydney

For the third year running, Sydney College of the Arts students and graduates will participate in a contemporary art exhibition for the Sydney leg of the 2017 St Jerome Laneway Festival on Saturday 4 February.

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03 January 2017
For the love of science and music

The first entry in a series where we ask our students to tell us about their passions and pursuits outside of the sciences.

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15 December 2016
Composer strikes a chord with people living with dementia

A University of Sydney student and composer, Cyrus Meurant, has collaborated with an Australian aged-care facility on a unique recording project that will be music to the ears of dementia sufferers.

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28 November 2016
Charles Perkins Centre seeks its next Writer in Residence

Stella Prize-winning author Charlotte Wood is calling for Australia's most talented writers to seize unexpected creative opportunities by applying for the 2017 Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence Fellowship.

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22 November 2016
Macleay Museum closes its doors to make way for new museum

The Macleay Collection (along with the University’s Nicholson Museum and art collections) will be incorporated into the University’s new Chau Chak Wing Museum.

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17 November 2016
Keeping creativity in the classrooms

If politicians and industry want creativity and collaboration, why are we taking all the fun out of learning, ask Professor Robyn Ewing and John Saunders.

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16 November 2016
$5 million and a new location for the Chau Chak Wing Museum

The University of Sydney today announced a further donation of $5 million to help build its new Chau Chak Wing Museum, from The Ian Potter Foundation. 

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09 November 2016
University authors win PM’s Literary Awards

Three University of Sydney authors have been awarded Prime Minister’s Literary Awards across a number of categories for 2016.

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26 October 2016
A good dose of music promotes good health

Researchers from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music explain how music promotes good health within different Australian communities at the University’s Charles Perkins Centre on Friday, 28 October.

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21 October 2016
Con tour brings centuries of music to regional NSW

Up to 30 tertiary musicians from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will head west on a three-day road tour of the Blue Mountains, Bathurst and Orange to bring the music of Handel, Vivaldi and Bach and other classical music greats to regional New South Wales next week.

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14 September 2016
Ten things you might not know about China

What happens in China today – from economic changes and political events, to cultural and social movements – has a huge impact on the rest of the world. As its global influence increases, what does the future hold?

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13 September 2016
Margaret Harris to be Acting Dean of SCA

Professor Margaret Harris, the former Acting Dean of the Sydney College of Arts, will resume the role, taking over from Professor Colin Rhodes who has decided to move to a new role after 10 years.

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06 September 2016
Conserving a concrete masterpiece

Sydney Opera House, as part of the Getty Foundation’s international Keeping It Modern grant program, collaborated with University of Sydney and Arup to explore ways to improve the consistency and range of data collected in the tap tests of the sails.

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