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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.
10 September 2018

Recent graduate Alex Tighe wins prestigious ABC journalism scholarship

Along with 12 months of real-world newsroom experience, the Media and Communications graduate will develop his technical and research skills under some of the national broadcaster’s leading journalists.
10 September 2018

Giving music to regional kids who need it most

Alumna, Michelle Leonard, decided to bring back music education through Moorambilla Voices, and in the process enriched entire regional communities.
10 September 2018

The Man Who Escaped Sierra Leone

"There are times when you walk into the train station or shops and people will look at you differently. I recently had dreadlocks and you could see people making judgements like, ‘There goes a shabby African boy."
10 September 2018

Social Engineering and Cybersecurity

Ahead of his appearance at the upcoming Outside the Square event, "Hackers, Breaches, Bots", graduate and white-hat hacker, Alex Hogue, sits down to talk cybersecurity.
07 September 2018

From the Dean

I am profoundly grateful for the wonderful gift support—now more than $60M—received by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences from alumni and friends during the ongoing INSPIRED campaign.
06 September 2018

Videomania in Pixelmosh

Sydney Underground Festival reporter Michael Sun sits down with Bachelor of Visual Arts student Christopher Bonador to talk about his new film, Madonna videos, and why digital isn’t always better
29 August 2018

Top 6 films to watch out for at this year's Sydney Underground Film Festival

The annual event showcases the latest in independent and experimental cinema and this year’s program is the perfect snack for all cinephiles, according to festival reporter Lily Langman.
27 August 2018

Pop-Up Research Lab to explore 'Brave New Law' in tackling biotech

With recent biotechnology breakthroughs bringing scientists closer than ever to engineering human genes, lawyers and policy makers need to take their own 'giant leap' to keep up, says a University of Sydney sociologist.
24 August 2018

The Game of Homes: will the housing crisis ever end?

Ahead of his appearance at the forthcoming event, Outside the Square, Peter Phibbs, Professor of Urban Planning, offers a frank assessment of the issues causing the housing affordability crisis.