2018 News archive

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June 2018
Summer School accommodation bookings open now   View Summary
27 June 2018
Map of International HouseHeading to Sydney for Summer School? International House is offering University of Sydney Summer School students discounted accommodation for the duration of their course.
Keshni's project for peace   View Summary
25 June 2018
Keshni HariaWhile university students across the country enjoy well-deserved downtime after weeks of exams, International House resident Keshni Haria, of Kenya, will be jetting to Nairobi to tackle a problem close to home for many young Kenyan girls.
May 2018
Walter Westman Lecture 2018   View Summary
17 May 2018
Anna Rose, author and environmentalistAnna will share her personal journey as an ordinary person who found a way to make an impact, and share stories of others who are doing what they can in Australia and around the world.
April 2018
Expressions of Interest: Non-Executive Directors   View Summary
30 April 2018
International House RotundaInternational House is seeking expressions of interest to fill a number of non-executive vacancies on our Council (board). Our Council has delegated governance authority from the Senate of the University of Sydney.
5 reasons to live at International House   View Summary
26 April 2018
Flag DinnerApplications to International House are open now.
DIY decorating challenge   View Summary
18 April 2018
Room decorating challengeWe welcomed some of our newest residents to International House by giving them $150 and one week to explore some local shops, buy cool stuff, decorate their rooms, and film it for the world to see.
Music of the world    View Summary
10 April 2018
Resident performerThe sounds of the world will take centre stage at International House this Saturday for the annual SUIHAA Resident and Alumni Music Night.
March 2018
GLP Talk 1: Global and Diverse Leadership   View Summary
20 March 2018
Professor Jean ChinLeadership today is more important than ever as the 21st century brings about rapid and significant change in society and our institutions.
Flag Dinner recap and award winners   View Summary
15 March 2018
Flag DinnerThe Flag Ceremony was conducted by IHMA Chairperson Brie Watson, who introduced the 34 residents who volunteered to translate and recite the pledge in their native language and place their national flag alongside others on display.
Cormack-Rowlands Award Open   View Summary
12 March 2018
Joan RowlandsThe Cormack Rowlands Award is open to all current International House residents enrolled full time in a course at the University of Sydney. The award is to be used within Australia or overseas during the academic year for a project to overcome disadvantage.
Flag Ceremony and Dinner   View Summary
5 March 2018
Flag DinnerThe colour and culture of International House will be on full display at Friday's annual Flag Dinner.
February 2018
International House: The building and the logo   View Summary
15 February 2018
Image of International House rotundaAlmost everyone who comes to International House for the first time will notice its front stone porch and brick facade, and this is no different today from when it was built in 1967, with the exception of a few additions that mark the progress of time.
Getting to International House   View Summary
5 February 2018
Map of International HouseMoving day is stressful enough without worrying about the pros and cons of buses and trains. We've put together a few transport tips to make your arrival day run smoothly.