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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.
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

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences alumni named in 100 Women of Influence

Joining the impressive list of AFR's 2018 100 Women of Influence are nine Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences alumni who have been shortlisted in the awards.
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
31 August 2018

Crazy Rich Asians is a ground-breaking moment for representation

Crazy Rich Asians is a ground-breaking moment for Asian representation in Western film, with the first all-Asian cast in Hollywood in 25 years - an industry where Asian actors constitute one percent of lead roles.