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22 October 2019

How studying a language can expand your world

In this interconnected era, cross-cultural and multilingual skills are integral to navigating the world around us. We talk with two of our former students who are making their mark through languages.
03 October 2019

Sydney rises again in arts and humanities rankings

The University of Sydney has risen to 41st in the world and second in Australia for arts and humanities in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject.
02 October 2019

Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship

Chris Dolman has been awarded the prestigious Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship by the Sydney College of the Arts.
30 September 2019

Leading health sociologist joins faculty

Professor Alex Broom is an internationally renowned sociologist whose research focuses on the social dynamics of cancer, palliative and end-of-life care, and the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance.
30 September 2019

Carnegie Corp awards funding for quantum project

The Centre for International Security Studies' Project Q has been awarded $US400,000 to complete research into the social, strategic and ethical implications of quantum technologies.
23 September 2019

How to creatively transform education

Together with external creative arts and education powerhouses, University of Sydney academics aim to embed creativity in curricula so that students become 21st Century-ready
18 September 2019

Good weather, great city, better research

International Fellows are often inspired by Sydney’s beauty and energy. They also appreciate a scholarly environment that supports academics and values multidisciplinary research. Here, two Fellows share their experiences.
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.