Video archive

2012

Student welcome to Semester 2, 2012

Student welcome to Semester 2, 2012

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence welcomes students to Semester 2, talking about the new Sydney Uni app and how student feedback is making a difference to the student experience.

Vice-Chancellor's message to staff, Semester 2, 2012

Vice-Chancellor's message to staff, Semester 2, 2012

Dr Michael Spence discusses recent achievements at the University, such as deeper engagement with students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and our London Olympians.

Student welcome to Semester 1, 2012

Student welcome to Semester 1, 2012

Watch Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence's video message to students. Visit the Current Students website for all the info you need to make this a productive and enjoyable semester.


2011

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Charles Perkins AO Memorial Oration 2011

Professor Shane Houston's speech at the 2011 Charles Perkins AO Memorial Oration

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Open Day 2011

A snapshot of our 2011 Open Day, with future and current students, staff and Vice Chancellor Michael Spence talking about the University.

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Discover your future

Find out some of the many reasons our students choose to study at Sydney.

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Picture yourself at Sydney

A time lapse video of the mural created during Open Day 2011.

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Picasso Auction

Sale of Jeune Fille Endormie to fund transformative health research.

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Talented Student Program

The TSP allows the Faculty of Science to design a program around the needs of talented students.

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Sustainable Campus: Take the water bottle pledge

You can help to reduce the impact of disposable plastic bottles the environment by pledging to refill your water bottle.

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Jennie Brand Miller

Jennie Brand Miller discusses low GI foods.

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Prof Stephen Simpson

Prof Simpson talks about his research into obesity.

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Dr Clio Cresswell

Clio Cresswell talks about mathematics.

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Professor Rick Shine

Rick Shine talks about cane toads.

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Professor Ben Eggleton

Ben Eggleton talks about slow light and fast internet speeds.

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Professor Bryan Gaensler

Bryan Gaensler talks about astronomy and the world’s biggest telescope.

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Professor Thomas Maschmeyer

Thomas Maschmeyer talks about energy.

2010

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Engagement with China video 1

The University of Sydney has been welcoming students from China for over three decades. Today there are more than 4700 Chinese students at the university.

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Some Like It Hot

Life in the Central Deserts of Australia Professor Chris Dickman. 12 Aug 2010.

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2010 Fulbright Scholar

Interview with Dr James Curran, senior lecturer history. 18 Mar 2010.

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Sydney: what's on your mind?

Thoughts of our staff and students

2009

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Key Thinkers: Keynes

Professor Tony Aspromourgos on John Maynard Keynes from the Key Thinker series, 2009.

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Spotcopter

Video on Spotcopter, flying a remote controlled helicopter via computer.

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Fisher Centenary

Fisher Library celebrated its centenary in Sep 2009.

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SCA: Graduate Show

Overview of Sydney College of the Arts graduate show. Nov, 09

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Walter Westman Lecture

John Connor, the CEO of Climate Institute of Australia.. Sep, 09

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Tobacco control and Facebook

Interview with Becky Freeman about Web 2.0 and cigarette advertising. Oct 30, 09

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The Caroline Byrne case

Professor Rod Cross on his new book about how physics convicted a killer. Oct 23, 09

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Key Thinkers: Confucius

Professor Jeffrey Riegel on Confucius from the Key Thinker series. Oct 21, 09

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Key Thinkers: Pierre Bourdieu

Dr Kate Huppatz on Pierre Bourdieu from the Key Thinker series.

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Key Thinkers: Kurt Godel

Professor Mark Colyvan on Kurt Godel from the Key Thinker series.

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Key Thinkers: John Rawls

Professor Duncan Ivison on John Rawls from the Key Thinker series.

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InterAntarctica

This video forms part of an interactive exhibition by students from Design Computing. See www.interantarctica.com

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Key Thinkers: Mao Zedong

Professor David Goodman on Mao Zedong. 2 Sep, 09.

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Key Thinkers: Beethoven

Associate Professor Peter McCallum on Beethoven. 26 Aug, 09.

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Key Thinkers: Galileo

Dr Ofer Gal on Galileo from the Key Thinkers series. 19 Aug, 09.

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Birthing kit initiative

Watch the Faculty of Nursing students help women in developing countries.

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Broken Hill School of Rural Health

See how research is helping the children of Broken Hill.

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Key Thinkers: Karl Marx

John Buchanan on Karl Marx. 12 Aug, 2009.

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Interview with Sara Haghdoosti

Student activist is panellist on ABC's Q and A.

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CT scan of a child mummy

Watch technology collide with the ancient world.

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Save the Tassie devil

Devil Rock was launched on July 3.

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Compass: beating a path to higher education

A new program to guide disadvantaged children into higher education.

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Institute for Sustainable Solutions

A video highlight on the launch of the One Million Women climate change campaign.

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Engineering and IT 2009 Scholarships Showcase

A video highlight on the University of Sydney Engineering and IT Scholarships Showcase

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International House

Discover what life is like at International House

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Australian Internet filtering scheme

Do we simply accept the Australian Internet filtering scheme or do we need to ask hard questions?

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Welcome: March 2009

See the welcome to international students held at the Opera House.

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Sydney College of the Arts

Watch the overview of Sydney College of Arts.

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O Week 2009

Watch the O Week festival, 25-27 February 2009.

2008

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Sydney Peace Prize lecture

Winner of the 2008 prize, Patrick Dodson, delivers a lecture at the Opera House. Oct 08.

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Constant connectivity

Dr Kristine Dery from Workplace and Organisational studies discusses research into the use of mobile communication devices.

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Charles Perkins Oration 2008

Race discrimination commissioner Tom Calma discusses an indigenous bill of rights. Oct 08.

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Design Lab

Design computing in the Faculty of Architecture.

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The Doctors of Tomorrow

Dr Tim Anderson's film about the Timor Leste-Cuba health co-operation program.

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Wind tunnel on the Today Show

Watch the School of Civil Engineering's wind tunnel in action on the Today Show, Oct 2008.

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What is Conversazione?

The Research Conversazione 2008 brings together industry leaders and students.

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Manning Bar US election day

A thousand people celebrate Barack Obama's victory

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The Dark Side of Paradise

Dr Niko Tiliopoulos's film on Bali's Suryani Institute for Mental Health.

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Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

After a $10 million donation, the centre is launched.

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Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

Interview with Professor Alan Cass

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Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

Interview with A/Prof Ngiare Brown

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Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

Interview with the Dean of Medicine, Professor Bruce Robinson

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Build your own big bang

Physics lecturer Dr Kevin Varvell talks about the Large Hadron Collider on the Today show. September 10.

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Build your own big bang

Dr Kevin Varvell talks on the Today show. September 11.

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US Election Watch 08

US Studies Centre launches its program of events.

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Intersection between global climate change law and policy

The University launches it's Climate Law and Policy Group.

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SCM at Beijing's Cultural Olympiad

Watch students and staff from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music perform at Beijing's Cultural Olympiad.

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Social Structures

Professor Brian Skyrms' public lecture: The Evolution of Social Structures.

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What makes a champion

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's video message for the opening of the "What Makes a Champion?" forum.

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VC's Inaugural address

Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence's inaugral address.

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VC's welcome message

Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence's welcome message to staff and students.

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International research

Discover some of the University's international research projects.

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Australia's first university

Short film about the University of Sydney featuring staff and students.

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Hunt Angels

Excerpt from the local cinematic release of the feature film, showcasing historical images and footage of the University

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Save the World

Excerpt from the BBC produced 5 Ways to Save the World which aired 8:30 pm Monday 14 April 2008 on the Discovery Channel.

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