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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
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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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
SCA student and author wins Oxford University scholarship

With two novels to her name and a third under way, 23-year-old Sophie Hardcastle has a limitless appetite for writing and learning that has led her to receive a prestigious scholarship from the University of Oxford.

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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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29 May 2017
SCA graduate wins Schenberg Art Fellowship

Kai Wasikowski has received the prestigious Schenberg Art Fellowship among a field of 35 top graduates selected from 23 tertiary art schools across Australia.

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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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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
5 things to know about Eurovision

Associate Professor Anika Gauja looks beyond the songs and smoke machines to explain what Eurovision tells us about politics and society today.

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01 May 2017
VIVID Sydney: explore the highlights in science, design and music

Our staff, students and alumni will take part in VIVID Sydney from 26 May – 17 June 2017. The 23-day festival of light, music and ideas will showcase talent from science, design and music, highlighting the exceptional breadth of our community.

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01 May 2017
New music at the Con raises the decibels for Vivid Sydney

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music will present an electric festival program of mind-bending sounds, music and multi-sensory performances for Vivid Sydney from 27 May to 17 June.

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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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