Student Achievements

  • FHS alumnus to establish Twin Registry in Brazil[21 February 2014]

    Dr Vinicius Oliveira and Dr Paulo Ferreira

    Dr Vinicius Oliveira, an FHS alumnus, in collaboration with researchers from the Faculty of Health Sciences, the University of Sydney, The University of Melbourne, and The Federal University in Brazil, has been successful in winning a three-year grant to establish Brazil's first Twin Registry. More

  • FHS alumni awarded Australia Day Honours[3 February 2014]

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    Two members of the Faculty of Health Sciences community have been acknowledged for their influence on Australian society in the latest round of Australia Day Honours, announced today by the Governor-General. More

  • Student mentors recognised at special event[29 August 2013]

    Student mentors

    Student mentors from the Faculty of Health Science were celebrated for their efforts mentoring first-year students at the 'Inspired by Alumni' event on Thursday 15 August. More

  • Student dissectors recognised[10 April 2013]

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    13 students from the Faculty of Health Sciences took part in our Student Dissection Competition held in the Anatomy lab over the summer break. More

  • Helga Pettitt FHS Postgraduate Study Award now open[19 March 2013]

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    The Helga Pettitt FHS Postgraduate Study Award, open to previous graduates of the faculty who are now enrolling or enrolled in postgraduate study, is currently open for applications. More

  • Our alumni shine in 2012[30 October 2012]

    Alumni awards ceremony

    University of Sydney alumni shine in almost every conceivable area, with an impressive range of prime ministers, chief justices, astronauts, surgeons, artists, scientists and Nobel laureates graduating in the University's 162-year history. More

  • Corporate high flyers: the unintended victims of the paperless office[29 August 2012]

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    Office workers from all professions are experiencing unprecedented levels of neck, back, shoulder and arm pain as an unintended consequence of the paperless office, according to new University of Sydney research. More

  • Medal madness for University of Sydney[13 August 2012]

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    University of Sydney Olympians have finished with a total of eight medal including a bronze won by a current health sciences' student and a silver medal secured by one of our alumni. More

  • FHS student claims victory at the Henley Royal Regatta in London[23 July 2012]

    Sasha Belonogoff holding trophy with family

    Faculty of Health Sciences student and Elite Athlete Program (EAP) scholarship holder, Sasha Belonogoff (B.App.Sci. - Ex.Sp.Sci.), and his Australian U23 Quad team members recently claimed victory at the Queen Mother Challenge Cup at the 2012 Henley Royal Regatta in London, England. More

  • Our students & alumni selected for London Olympics[19 July 2012]

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    Two Faculty of Health Sciences students, along with two alumni, have been selected to compete in the 2012 London Games. Students Krystal Weir (Physiotherapy) and Nicola Zagame (Medical Radiation Sciences) will be attending the games alongside alumni Megan Rivers (Exercise and Sports Science, 2003) and Brooke Prately (Physiotherapy 2002). More

  • FHS Alumni selected for the 2012 London Olympic Games[3 July 2012]

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    FHS Alumnae, Megan Rivers (BHlthSc - Exercise and Sports Science) (2003), and Brooke Pratley (BHlthSc - Physiotherapy) (2002), have been selected to compete in the 2012 London Olympic Games. More

  • Our students selected for London Olympics[15 June 2012]

    people in pool with ball

    Olympic excitement abounds this week, with the news that two Faculty of Health Sciences students, Nicola Zagame (MRS) and Krystal Weir (Physiotherapy), have been selected to compete in the 2012 London Games. More