University anniversaries

Faculty of Education and Social Work - 100 years of education, 70 years of Social Work

In 2010, the University of Sydney's Faculty of Education and Social Work celebrated 100 years of contribution to education and research and 70 years of Social Work.

Social Work celebratory dinner, 28 July 2010

Convened by Adjunct Professor Imelda Dodds, Acting CEO NSW Trustee & Guardian, the evening featured guest appearances by Chris Bourke and the Yarramundi Kids (as seen on NITV), and the Faculty of Education and Social Work choir. Each person attending received a copy of "Doing Good Well, a history of 70 years of social work at the University of Sydney 1940–2010", by Honorary Associate Professor Michael Horsburgh AM.

The "1910-2010 Making a Difference - 100 Years in Education dinner", 22 November 2010

Th dinner honoured the appointment in 1910 of Professor Alexander Mackie to the first chair in Education at the University of Sydney. It also recognised the efforts, achievements and enthusiasm of staff, students and affiliates of the Faculty and the discipline of Education at the University throughout the past 100 years.

Read the UniNews item.
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Arts prize

An arts prize with $1,000 prizemoney has been established to celebrate seven decades of social-work teaching and the centenary of education as a discipline at the University of Sydney.

Read UniNews report, 7 September 2010.