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19 November 2018

Student visionaries dream of a future-proof global Sydney

Seven architecture, arts, business and engineering students with a keen eye on Sydney's future as a global city have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.
16 November 2018

Human rights for women: is 16 days of activism enough?

The United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in 1999. Sydney experts reflect on how far human rights for women has come.
15 November 2018

Shades of Black: Kaiya Aboagye

The proud daughter of a Ghanaian man and Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander woman, Kaiya Aboagye's story speaks to the interconnected, often invisible experiences of Blackness in Australia. Before her Outside the Square appearance, Kaiya shares her thoughts on minority media representation and racism in Australia.
12 November 2018

From the Dean

As is likely also true for many of you, 2018 seems to have run through its months at great speed. If it weren’t for my deadline for this last issue of Illuminate, I’d hardly believe it is already November.
05 November 2018

$10,000 scholarships for postgraduate study

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is offering start-up scholarships worth $10,000 for domestic applicants commencing postgraduate studies in 2019.
05 November 2018

Sydney ranks in top 50 for arts and humanities

The University of Sydney has risen to 47th in the world for arts and humanities in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject.
26 October 2018

The top 10 horror films of the last 20 years

Looking for a good scream this Halloween? Our very own horror expert, Film Studies PhD graduate and lecturer Dr Olivia Oliver-Hopkins, reveals her top 10 horror films from the last 20 years.
25 October 2018

Five decades of scholarship in the visual arts and film

The University of Sydney's Power Institute is celebrating 50 years of teaching art history and visual culture through the Department of Art History.
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.