Vice-Chancellors

Dr Michael Spence

Dr Michael Spence took up his appointment as Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney, and official Fellow of Senate, on 11 July 2008.


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2007 / 2008 / 2009 / 2010 / 2011 / 2012 / 2013 / 2014

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2007

Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor-elect

Vice-Chancellor Designate Dr Michael Spence and the Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir at a Senate dinner on 15 October 2007, prior to the announcement of Dr Spence's appointment, photo, copyright Ted Sealey ... more.

2008

Dr Michael Spence

Incoming Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence, 11 July 2008, photo, courtesy University Media Office ... more.

Dr Michael Spence

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence gave a welcome address at the farewell to Dr Adams on 11 July 2008, photo, copyright Carmen Lee Spiers of Encapture Photography.

Dr Michael Spence

Dr Michael Spence was officially welcomed as the University's Vice-Chancellor at a ceremony in the Great Hall at 6.00pm on Tuesday 22 July 2008 comprising an Academic Procession and the Vice-Chancellor’s Inaugural Address, followed by a Reception of cocktails and canapés in MacLaurin Hall, photos, copyright Nuran Zorlu ... more.

Dr Michael Spence

Dr Michael Spence was introduced to staff and students at an afternoon tea hosted by the Chancellor, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO, which was held in the Great Hall and in a Marqee in the Quadrangle on 25 July 2008, photos, copyright Nuran Zorlu ... more.

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, photo, Libby Griffin, DPM, which appeared in UniNews, 5 December 2008, who is drawing up a work slate of priority projects for the University. Read the accompanying item, reproduced with permission of Richard North, UniNews Editor.

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Dr Michael Spence

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence officially opened the Centre for Medical Psychology & Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED) at the Sydney Cancer Conference on 25 July 2008, photo, CeMPED.

2009

Dr Michael Spence

John Shipp, James Lockhart, Dr Michael Spence, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir, the Hon Bill Windeyer, Jim & Frank Windeyer at the celebration on 16.02.09 in the Freehills Law Library to thank the Windeyer family for their gift of a collection of rare legal texts, photo, Encapture Photography including a book by Samuel von Puffendorf presented by Sir Charles Nicholson to Sir William Windeyer on becoming the first graduate.

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During the evening of 30 April 2009 the Governor General Quentin Bryce AC and the Attorney-General Robert McClelland (Fellow of Senate 1983-1986) officially launched the new Law School building on the Camperdown campus, photo, Faculty of Law website

Dr Michael Spence

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence welcomes guests at the Senate afternoon tea for recipients of the Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Teaching and Learning held prior to the Senate meeting on 3 August 2009, photo, courtesy University Secretariat ... more.

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, honorary doctorate (Hon DSc) recipient and former Vice-Chancellor Emeritus Professor Gavin Brown AO (1996-2008) and Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO after the conferring ceremony held at 9.30am on 15 May 2009, photos, copyright Andrew Potter.

2010

Dr Michael Spence

Dr Walter Bortz - visiting American physician and guest of honour at a lunch in September 2010 - with Chancellor Her Excellency Professor Bashir and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, photo, Chancellor's office.

Dr Michael Spence

Alan Cameron AM and Dr Michael Spence with Chief Justice James Spigelman, Guest of Honour at the USU dinner and former Fellow of Senate, photo by Jeremy Yao, copyright USU 2010.

Dr Michael Spence

The Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence presented degrees to more than 100 students at the University's graduation ceremony in Hong Kong on 25 October 2010, photo, courtesy International Office.

2011

Dr Michael Spence

Olivier Camu, International Director and senior specialist in Impressionist and Modern Art from Christies in London (left), the donated painting 'Jeune fille endormie' by Pablo Picasso, and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence (right), photo, University of Sydney News ... more.

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Dr Michael Spence (left) and Professor Shane Houston, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services), who was Master of Ceremonies at the flag-raising celebration to mark the beginning of Reconciliation Week, photo from SAM July 2011.

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Dr Spence with the University's Eureka Prizewinners, 6 September 2011, photo, courtesy of the University of Sydney News.

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Final year Commerce student Matheus Yeo, UN Secretary-General His Excellency Ban Ki-moon and Dr Michael Spence during the Secretary-General's visit to the University of Sydney in September 2011 to deliver a public address, photo, courtesy of the University of Sydney.

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence speaking at the USU Annual Dinner on 17 October 2011 at the Refectory in the Holme Building. The black-tie event was attended by students, staff and alumni, photo by Jeremy Yao, copyright USU.

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Damian Furlong, Dr Michael Spence and Alan Cameron at the USU Dinner, photo by Jeremy Yao, copyright USU.

Dr Michael Spence

Governor of NSW Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir hosted a reception recently for Sydney Medical School and its supporters at Government House. Among the guests was the Vice Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, photo from 'Radius', November 2011.

Dr Michael Spence

The Governor-General christens new boat named in her honour on 9 November 2011. L-R: Dr Michael Spence, Governor-General Ms Quentin Bryce AC, Bronwen Watson (President of the SU Women's Rowing Club) and Jane Spring (Fellow of Senate and former President of SUWRC), photo, University of Sydney News.

2012

Dr Michael Spence
Dr Michael Spence

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence signs an agreement with the Rector of Jakarta State University, Bedjo Sujanto, that will lead to more staff and student exchanges between the two universities ... find out more, photos, University of Sydney News.

Dr Michael Spence

The University of Sydney, South Sydney Football Club and Souths Cares will work together to encourage and support young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the South Sydney region ... more. From left, Chairman of the Rabbitohs Nick Pappas, Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence and Rabbitohs player Greg Inglis, photo, University of Sydney News.

Dr Michael Spence

Professor Shane Houston and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, photo, University of Sydney News ... more about the signing of a memorandum of understanding by the Vice-Chancellor and and the chairman of South Sydney Football Club and Souths Cares, Nicholas Pappas.

2013

Dr Michael Spence

Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who launched the University's new Centre for Carbon, Water and Food on 6 March 2013, with Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson AM and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, photo, UniNews.

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence and Nanjing Agricultural University's Professor Ding Yanfeng signing a memorandum of understanding to tackle the mutual challenge of food security, photo, UniNews.

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence at the launch of INSPIRED - the Campaign to support the University of Sydney on 4 May 2013, photo, Universiyt of Sydney.

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From left: Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson AM, NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence on 1 July 2013 - Work starts on state-of-the-art Abercrombie Precinct Project at the University of Sydney, photo, University of Sydney.

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence (centre) with the 2013 Alumni Award recipients, from left Dr Russell Dickens OAM, Majok Tulba, Julie McKay and Emeritus Professor Jeremy Davis AM, at the presentation in the Great Hall on Friday 27 September 2013, photo, University of Sydney ... more.

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence with student Victoria Baldwin and graduate Chad O'Neill, at the TEDxYouthDay event at Sydney University on 18 November 2013, photo, Univerity of Sydney News ... more.

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From left: Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson AM, honorary LLD recipient Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence on 27 November 2013, photo, University of Sydney.

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence speaking at the USU Annual Dinner, photo by YoungTae Kim, University of Sydney Union.

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The new Senate on 2 December 2013, photo by Ted Sealey, University of Sydney.

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Roger Massy-Greene and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence, photo, University of Sydney.

The Vice-Chancellor and Greg Poche

The Vice-Chancellor conferring the honorary degree of Doctor of Letters upon Greg Poche AO at the Faculty of Medicine graduation ceremony at 11.30am on 13 December 2013, photo, University of Sydney.

The Vice-Chancellor and Mr Richardson

The Vice-Chancellor conferring the title of Honorary Fellow of the University upon Reg Richardson AM at the Faculty of Medicine graduation ceremony at 11.30am on 13 December 2013, photo, University of Sydney.

2014

17 March 2014

Vice-Chancellor, Provost and Alec Brennan during a break at the Senate meeting held on 17 March 2014 in the Charles Perkins Centre Seminar Room, photo by Louise M Cooper, copyright University of Sydney.

April 2014

The Vice-Chancellor with heads of the leading tertiary music schools from the Asia Pacific region meeting in Sydney in early April 2014 for an augural music summit, photo, University of Sydney.