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  • MIFF award boosts Indigenous film collective[26 August 2015]

    Associate Professor Tess Lea.

    An award winning film from the Melbourne International Film Festival needs financial backers to enable it to reach a wider audience, according to its co-producer, Associate Professor Tess Lea. More

  • Top 5 with Jack Andrew-Kabilafkas[24 August 2015]

    Top 5 with Jack Andrew-Kabilafkas

    The annual Open Day for future students to the University of Sydney will take place this Saturday 29 August from 9am-4pm. We chat to current student Jack Andrew-Kabilafkas about his experiences so far from studying in the Bachelor of International and Global Studies program to taking part in the FASS mentor program. More

  • The School of Economics carving new directions[19 August 2015]

    Quadrangle

    Economics has been a discipline of the University of Sydney for over a century. The creation of the School of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences nearly five years ago recognised that legacy: placing Economics as one of the core disciplines at the University and acknowledging the fundamental importance of Economics to the University. More

  • Murphy captures emotions on stage and screen[14 August 2015]

    Playwright Tommy Murphy.

    Over the last decade, Tommy Murphy (BA 2004) has become one of the great success stories in Australian theatre. We catch up with the alumnus as his film adaptation of Holding The Man is set to open nationally in cinemas. More

  • Partnership creates student internships at Japan's largest bank[14 August 2015]

    Professor Pip Pattinson signs an MOU with the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ.

    A pilot internship program will commence later this month, when six of our undergraduate students begin week-long internships at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. More

  • Finding the perfect outfit is about to get harder[10 August 2015]

    A model in clothing by Clean Cut, an Australian sustainable fashion label, at Fashion Week 2014.

    Growth in sustainable fashion companies could shake up the way Australians shop, according to a Department of Gender and Cultural Studies Doctoral student. More

  • Donor assistance increasing opportunities and driving change[20 July 2015]

    Donor assistance increasing opportunities and driving change

    The impact of the humanities and social sciences in fostering progressive educational and social change has been boosted, with up to $400,000 made available by donors to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. More

  • Five minutes with Professor Barbara Caine AM[13 July 2015]

    Professor Barbara Caine AM

    Professor Barbara Caine AM discusses gender equity, her love of history, and the challenges of her new role as Acting Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. More

  • Australian Historical Association 2015 Conference[6 July 2015]

    The Australian Historical Association (AHA)

    The Australian Historical Association 2015 Conference takes place at the University this week, with formal proceedings beginning on the morning of 7 July and concluding on the afternoon of 10 July. More

  • Why women are not joining the defence forces[1 July 2015]

    Dr Megan MacKenzie is a leading researcher on women in combat.

    The combat exclusion has gone but the military remains an unwelcoming place for women soldiers, suggests new research by Dr Megan MacKenzie. More

  • Global Voices Semester Two applications now open[25 June 2015]

    Global Voices

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is proud to support the opportunity for a student to travel and take part in a delegation to the United Nations in New York. More

  • Interview: Daniel Mendelsohn at Sydney Writers' Festival[15 June 2015]

    Daniel Mendelsohn

    SWF Media Hub intern Nicolas Liney interviewed American classicist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn at the Sydney Writers' Festival. More