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13 September 2019

Asset ownership key to understanding class in the 21st Century

With wealth inequality in Australia showing no sign of slowing, it is now a person's assets - rather than their employment status - that operates as the key decider and distributor of their life chances, argue University of Sydney researchers in a new paper.
12 September 2019

Welfare drug tests: Social Darwinism or necessary evil?

This week, the federal government tabled a Bill that, if passed, will trial drug testing among welfare recipients in three locations. Labor and the Greens have opposed this since it was first proposed in 2017. University of Sydney health, policy, and welfare experts, too, condemn it.
12 September 2019

Placed for success with global consultancy

Bachelor of Arts student, Harrison Kennedy recently completed a six-week Vacationer Placement Program with the management consultancy giant, KPMG. We sat down with him and chatted about the experience and how the program helped set him up for success.
11 September 2019

Where can a degree from Sydney College of the Arts take you?

Get the conceptual, theoretical and technical skills you need to succeed as a practising artist or to take up a career in the creative industries.
06 September 2019

Ripple effect of toxic executives in schools

Written by University of Sydney and UTS academics, a new paper decodes destructive school leadership and its harmful, pervasive consequences.
30 August 2019

Sydney expertise helps reveal Earth's early transformation

University of Sydney experts are among a global group of 250 archaeologists who have contributed to a groundbreaking assessment of ancient land use.
29 August 2019

Government funding to support research on children and permanency

The University of Sydney will continue its world-leading research on children's best interests in open adoption and out-of-home care, thanks to a recent NSW Government investment.
23 August 2019

What's happening in the Amazon?

Scientists, engineers and anthropology experts from the University of Sydney discuss the inferno that's raging through the Amazon, devastating large swathes of rainforest and increasing CO2 levels.
22 August 2019

When the patient is the planet

What should doctors do when the patient in the emergency room is the planet? History can help us understand and answer this pressing question.
20 August 2019

Professional experience: How arts students get it for credit

As the workforce trends towards soft skills, we caught up with three Bachelor of Arts students who brought their communication and problem-solving abilities to bear while interning at Amnesty International, Macquarie Dictionary and the European Australian Business Council.