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16 October 2018

World Food Day: 7 steps towards #ZeroHunger

On the eve of World Food Day, our experts are calling for action to improve life for the 820 million people suffering from chronic undernourishment worldwide.
09 October 2018

New database documents rights abuses of 457 visa holders

New analysis of a decade's worth of data by a University of Sydney immigration expert has revealed the nature of worker rights violations experienced by temporary migrants.
05 October 2018

SCA awards Penelope Cain $28,000 art prize

Penelope Cain is the latest recipient of the Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship from Sydney College of the Arts.
27 September 2018

Six scholars recognised for social sciences leadership

Six University of Sydney social scientists have been elected to the prestigious Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia for their distinguished contributions to their disciplines and to society.
26 September 2018

That’s a wrap! The 2018 Sydney Underground Film Festival delivers its best season yet

Sydney Underground Film Festival reporters Michael Sun and Lily Langman walk us through their 2018 highlights, including the Hollywood apocalypse, retro film-making, time travel, and how to get revenge with an iron axe.
25 September 2018

Trailblazing academic takes out major umpiring prize

University of Sydney Education academic Dr Victoria Rawlings has been named the Sydney AFL Umpire of the Year, the first female umpire to take home the title.
19 September 2018

When politics corrupts the fairness of elections

Arranging election district boundaries can be made to favour a particular party, creating a problem for democracy. Working for the Campaign Legal Centre, alumna Ruth Greenwood is on the front line, fighting for fairness.
17 September 2018

The corporate trailblazer promoting diversity and inclusion

List the ASX 100 companies with an Asian woman as CEO, and you'll have just two. Alumna, Ming Long, was the first woman to get there and now she's making it easier for more to follow.
17 September 2018

Then and now: new Australian film shining a light on the student experience

To celebrate the release of the new Australian film Ladies in Black, student Katie Harkin interviewed director and alumnus Bruce Beresford to look back at over sixty years of uni life - and how more than just the on-campus fashion has changed.
12 September 2018

Community language teaching offers migrant women pathways to work

New research on community languages teachers in NSW has revealed the majority are university-educated migrant women looking to return to work and further study after raising families.