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March 2018
Scholarship open for 2018 OECD Paris Forum    View Summary
16 March 2018
OECD ForumThe University of Sydney Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is offering an exclusive scholarship for a student to represent Australia at the OECD Forum in Paris.
The University of Sydney teams up with Sydney Writers' Festival   View Summary
16 March 2018
still-processingThe University of Sydney is excited to announce its partnership with the Sydney Writers' Festival for the seventh year running.
History Workshop - a new era in history education at Sydney   View Summary
5 March 2018
History WorkshopIn March 2018, new undergraduate students at the University of Sydney will be taking part in a bold experiment in history education, where they will begin unravelling the racial dynamics of depression-era La Perouse or the crackdown on communists in 1920s Shanghai.
Strong results continue for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in the 2018 QS Subject Rankings   View Summary
5 March 2018
education building The QS 2018 Subject Rankings, released last week, highlighted another strong showing for the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, with nine subjects ranking in the top two domestically, and three reaching the global top 20.
February 2018
Master of Economics student receives prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship   View Summary
19 February 2018
ashley-vines Ashley Vines, Master of Economics student, has been awarded a Future Leaders scholarships through the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, allowing him to undertake fully funded postgraduate studies at Sydney.
The Obama portraits: what they say to us   View Summary
16 February 2018
the obama portraitsThis week, the Obama portraits were unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery. Find out what Professor Mark Ledbury thinks of these presidential masterpieces.
Meet 7 superwomen of arts and social sciences   View Summary
15 February 2018
international women's day Thursday 8 March is International Women's Day. To celebrate, we profiled 7 women across the faculty to find out what motivates them, who inspires them, what advice they have for other women, and their proudest career achievement.