Student Activities

  • Top crop job![4 October 2016]

    University of Sydney participants at the 2016 Universities Crops Competition

    Third year Bachelor of Science in Agriculture students take out first and second place in the 2016 Australian University Crops Competition. More

  • Faculty Awards salute greatness[27 May 2016]

    Professor Alex McBratney with an award recipient

    From making Time Magazine's top inventions list, to empowering women in India, and everything in between, this year's Faculty Awards recognised the work of some of our most exceptional graduates and promising students. More

  • Let's Talk About Big Data [9 December 2015]

    A group photo of the C9-Go8 forum participants

    Two postgraduate students from the University of Sydney were identified as potential leaders in their field and selected to present their research at the sixth annual C9-Go8 forum in Nanjing, China last month. More

  • Samuel Coggins (Bachelor of Science in Agriculture) named New Colombo Plan Fellow[3 December 2015]

    New Columbo Plan Scholars

    Advancing a shared understanding of the Australian and Indonesian legal systems, and supporting educational exchanges with the Maldives are the goals of two University of Sydney New Colombo Plan fellows, announced this week. More

  • University of Sydney brings home the bacon in annual meat judging competition[17 July 2015]

    University of Sydney student participants and coaches

    Fifteen students from the faculties of Veterinary Science and Agriculture and Environment at the University of Sydney have brought home the bacon after a hard fought battle in the 26th annual Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Competition, held at Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, NSW. More

  • Distinguished alumnus shortlisted for Advance Award[20 May 2015]

    Distinguished alumnus, Dr Peter Carberry, has been shortlisted for an Advance Award in the area of Food and Agriculture. More

  • Student visits flour mills in Asia after winning the Australian Universities Crops Competition[11 May 2015]

    Genevieve Clarke visited the flour mills of Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia courtesy of Graingrowers, after winning the Australian Universities Crops Competition in 2014 More

  • Nicholas Tooth (B. Agricultural Economics 2014) Remembered[20 April 2015]

    Nicholas Tooth

    The Faculty of Agriculture and Environment would like to extend its condolences to the family of graduate, Nicholas Tooth. Nicholas studied Agricultural Economics from 2009-2013, graduating in 2014. Nicholas was a valued member of the Faculty family. Our deepest sympathies to his family and to his wider circle of friends. Vale Nicholas. More

  • Faculty Student is Runner-up in Prestigious Award[2 April 2015]

    Chris Russell Medal of Excellence Presentation

    University of Sydney graduate, Olivia Agar has placed as a runner-up in the prestigious Chris Russell Medal of Excellence, awarded at the Sydney Royal Easter Show on Tuesday 31 March 2015. More

  • Faculty team is top placed Aussie team at the 2014 Crops Competition with hat trick win[22 September 2014]

    Bianca Ventimiglia, Genevieve Clarke and Thomas Borowski

    University of Sydney team from the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment is the top placed Australian University team again at the 2014 Australian Universities Crops Competition (AUCC2014) based on the three highest scoring individuals from each university, beating five other Australian Universities including the Universities of Western Australia, Curtin, La Trobe, Charles Sturt and New England. The competition was held in Temora, NSW from 17-19 September 2014. More

  • Agriculture Ball 2014[9 September 2014]

    Agriculture Ball 2014

    Faculty staff and students are invited to celebrate the end of this academic year at the Agriculture Ball including a special farewell for fourth years. More

  • Graduate honoured as 2014 World Food Prize Laureate[19 June 2014]

    Image of Dr Sanjaya Rajaram

    PhD graduate, Dr Sanjaya Rajaram, has been honoured as the 2014 World Food Prize Laureate for developing new wheat breeding technologies to provide the world with higher yields of better quality food. More