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  • Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning scoop 4 awards in Student Architecture Awards [12 March 2018]

    The NSW Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2018 NSW Student Architecture Awards, recognising the best student work completed in the last year. Four students from the University of Sydney received medals from a competitive field of 39 entries. More

  • Alumni light up Singapore's iconic Marina Bay[7 March 2018]

    Bachelor of Design Computing graduates Isabella Bain and Christopher Simpson's MailboX is one of 22 captivating art installations set to light up Singapore's iconic Marina Bay as part of the annual I Light Marina Bay festival. More

  • Architecture/Built Environment at Sydney Uni remains 1st in Australia for third year running[2 March 2018]

    Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Sydney retains the number one position in Australia for the third year and in the top 16 globally, following the release of the QS 2018 Subject Rankings today. More

  • Engineering a better experience for sick kids[1 March 2018]

    Dr Naseem Ahmadpour is working with clinicians at Westmead to design virtual and augmented reality experiences to distract kids in hospital. More

  • University innovation on show at Sydney Design Festival 2018[1 March 2018]

    A series of University of Sydney events in early March will explore the diverse uses of design - from encouraging innovation in the workplace, to solving complex humanitarian challenges, and even weaving robotic spiderwebs. More

  • Celebrating women in Sydney's creative fields [22 February 2018]

    Across the globe, March 8 is celebrated as International Women's Day, a day to take stock of the achievements of the women who have come before us and look ahead to a future with gender parity. Aspiring professionals in the creative sector face a unique set of barriers to success. For creative women, these barriers can be particularly acute. A report released by the Australia Council for the Arts in November 2017 found that male artists earned on average 32 percent more than female artists in 2015. More

  • Emergency and key services at risk due to property market boom[5 February 2018]

    Sydney's property market is pricing the city's key workers out of metropolitan areas, driving them potentially hours away from their workplaces, and threatening the viability of the key services they provide to our city. More

  • What councils can do to improve active living and health[14 December 2017]

    For the first time Tamworth Regional Council held a workshop this week on how a healthy built environment can positively influence active living. It comes at a critical time with the rate of people who are obese in the New England region the third highest in NSW. More

  • The Uni attends Asia-Pacific forum on urbanisation with UN agencies[14 December 2017]

    Last month Associate Professor Paul Jones was invited by United Nations agencies UN-Habitat and UNESCAP to an Asia-Pacific forum in Bangkok to address the problem of rapid urbanisation in developing countries. More

  • Floating sculpture of heritage escalators unveiled at Wynyard[7 December 2017]

    The historic wooden escalators that served Sydney commuters at Wynyard Station for more than eight decades were removed this year. Now the iconic timber-structure has been reborn as part of a five-tonne floating sculpture that evokes past histories and future journeys. More

  • The next masterminds of our digital future[30 November 2017]

    A raft of new ideas across mobile apps, virtual reality and artificial intelligence were unveiled by University of Sydney final year students at the D17 Graduation Show last week. More

  • Future architects show design vision at graduate exhibition[30 November 2017]

    Designs for the Bays Precinct, high-density housing, and public architecture around Sydney's Domain, Hyde Park and Oxford Street are among the architectural challenges that University of Sydney graduating students are presenting in the 2017 Architecture Graduate Exhibition. More