Alumni

  • 2015 Best and Brightest Showcase[4 June 2015]

    2015 Best and Brightest Showcase

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences recently held its annual Best and Brightest Showcase at Parliament House, in recognition of the most exceptional Honours Theses in Government and International Relations. More

  • Alumni open their homes to new students[27 May 2015]

    Welcome to Sydney

    Newly arrived international students at the University of Sydney are receiving a special initiation into their temporary home city through the Welcome to Sydney program. More

  • Freedom of Speech: A Loaded Gun?[24 May 2015]

    Freedom of Speech: A Loaded Gun?

    The Charlie Hebdo tragedy in Paris this January has dramatically refocused the global spotlight on the question of freedom of speech, what it really entails, and the polarising consequences its application can have. More

  • A Labour of Love[24 May 2015]

    Kate McClymont on Eddie Obeid and the Future of Investigative Journalism

    Kate McClymont on Eddie Obeid and the Future of Investigative Journalism More

  • Writers on Writers: Malouf and Mendelsohn on the Classics[22 May 2015]

     Writers on Writers: Malouf and Mendelsohn on the Classics

    The world of Greek and Roman literature is one that can seem outdated and irrelevant, tucked away in musty libraries and museums. This morning, in the resplendent Roslyn Packer Theatre, Daniel Mendelsohn and David Malouf confronted this perception in their Sydney Writers' Festival talk "Writers on Writers: Malouf and Mendelsohn on the Classics" More

  • Why business prizes humanities degrees[4 May 2015]

    Associate Professor Richard Miles.

    The ability to synthesise large quantities of diffuse data into a clear, economical and effective argument - a key feature of an arts degree - will never go out of fashion, writes Associate Professor Richard Miles for the Australian Financial Review. More

  • Alumni and friends reunite for Dean's Reception[1 May 2015]

    Dean's Reception

    Graduates and friends of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences returned to their alma mater this week to reconnect and learn more about the exciting developments in their faculty at the annual Dean's Reception event. More

  • QS World University Rankings for Subjects Released For 2015[29 April 2015]

    QS World University Rankings for Subjects Released For 2015

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences continues to maintain its position as a leading faculty in several subject areas according to the QS World University rankings published today. More

  • Marked men: anxiety, alienation and the aftermath of war[24 April 2015]

    Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stephen Garton

    The Gallipoli centenary provides a unique opportunity to reflect on the many wartime legacies - human, political, economic, military - that forged independent nations from former colonies and dominions. More

  • Departmental history captured in new book[14 April 2015]

    Cradle of Australian Politics

    The almost century-long history of the University's Department of Government and International Relations and the impact of its prominent alumni is the focus of a new book. More

  • Exciting New Building Project for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences[23 March 2015]

    Ambitious New Building Project for Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is set to embark on the development of a landmark new building on the University's Camperdown Campus, slated for completion by March 2017. More

  • New Armenian Studies Fund to Enrich Community Culture and History[23 March 2015]

    New Armenian Studies Fund to Enrich Community Culture and History

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is proud to announce a new research and scholarships fund in Armenian studies, made possible through the generous contribution of Mr Stepan Kerkyasharian AO and Mrs Hilda Kerkyasharian. More