General news

  • Discovering how pandas browse[23 July 2014]

    Panda in the snow

    Recent research by Professor David Raubenheimer and colleagues from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has discovered why pandas like to browse a selection of their favourite bamboo food. More

  • New scholarship offered for a rural student[27 June 2014]

    rural student with chicken

    The Faculty of Veterinary Science is pleased to announce The Swan Family Scholarship. More

  • Scholarship - Koala Health Hub[24 June 2014]

    Koala Hub

    The Koala Health Hub at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, is offering one full stipend (standard APA rates) and one top-up scholarship ($5000) to support postgraduate students in PhD studies investigating aspects of koala health. More

  • Adventures in nutritional ecology[13 June 2014]

    Professor David Raubenheimer

    On Friday 6 June Professor Raubenheimer will present the JD Stewart lecture and outline from his research and that of collaborators what nutritional ecologists are discovering as they investigate how nutrients influence the relationships between animals and their environment, from an ecological and evolutionary perspective. More

  • Rewarding our donor cats[8 May 2014]

    New Cat Enclosure

    In the Faculty of Veterinary Science, we want to do the best for all animals, but sometimes there are special furry friends who need a little extra. Thanks to some hard work, dedication and passion, five very important cats can now enjoy luxury day accommodation and a greatly improved quality of life. More

  • Call for action on harmful preservatives in pet food [29 April 2014]

    Harmful Preservatives in Pet Food

    Continually feeding your cat pet meat runs the risk of exposing them to a thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency and its associated serious health problems. More

  • Sydney named top destination in the world for international students[29 April 2014]

    International students

    Sydney is the most popular city in the world for international university students, beating more than 83 cities including London, Paris and New York to the coveted spot, a new global ranking reveals. More

  • Helping Our Friends in Need - Inspired Feature[9 April 2014]

    Animals in Need Fund

    The Animals in Need Fund at the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science is helping cover the cost of much-needed veterinary care for pets from disadvantaged families, or stray & neglected animals & wildlife. INSPIRED feature. More

  • Supporting Veterinary Science Research[28 March 2014]

    Sydney Veterinary School is the only Australian school to be ranked 5/5 for veterinary science research. More

  • Old funds create new Koala Health Hub[3 March 2014]

    Dr Higgins

    Koalas throughout NSW and potentially nationwide will benefit from the establishment of the Koala Health Hub at the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science. More

  • America and Australia in partnership to save the Tassie devil[26 February 2014]

    Catherine Grueber

    An American zoo is partnering with an Australian university to save the Tasmanian devil in the wild. More

  • Veterinary Vaccine Australian Volunteers[4 February 2014]

    The Australian Volunteers for International Development program places skilled Australian volunteers in developing countries. The program is funded by the Australian Government. More