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20 November 2018

Sydney partners with Fudan University for new dual degree in Economics

Designed for those who wish to take advantage of growing business opportunities in China, economics students will graduate with two master’s degrees from two of the world’s top universities.
20 November 2018

The lost voices of WWI: German internment in Australia

The story of Australia's 'German Concentration Camps', as they were called, is a little-known episode in the history of the First World War. Now, 100 years on, a collection of letters written by these internees have been translated into English for the first time by students from the University of Sydney's Department of Germanic Studies.
20 November 2018

Economics/Law student following in Bradfield's footsteps

First-year Economics/Law student Kavya Nagpal has been named the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholar, with a people-centric vision where Sydney's living spaces would serve to build relationships.
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.