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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.
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.
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