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19 February 2018

Introducing our new Westpac Scholars

Two students have been awarded Future Leaders scholarships through the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, allowing them to undertake fully funded postgraduate studies at Sydney.
09 September 2016

How to make friends at university

Sparking a conversation with a stranger can feel awkward, especially when you’re new to university. Here are five of our tried-and-true tips for feeling confident, getting involved and increasing your chances to make friends.

29 February 2016

It's never too early to plan your career (or find a casual job)

Whether you're starting to think about your future, need a casual job or would like an internship, the Careers Centre is your one-stop shop.
20 September 2017

10 surprising things you can study alongside your degree

We’ve reimagined the way we teach, expanding the parameters of ‘the classroom’. From 2018, you can feed your curiosity with over 100 new courses in our new Open Learning Environment (OLE).

23 March 2017

An A-Z of campus trivia

Take yourself on a tour into Sydney's past and discover some little-known facts to impress your friends.

17 March 2017

Top 10 Instagram spots on campus

Want to nail your debut Instagram post at the University of Sydney? From the iconic to the hidden, these campus locations are seriously photogenic, #usydhereicome.

29 September 2016

5 things you learn about yourself at university

Self-reflect and learn about yourself: discover what you’re passionate about, learn how to embrace change and what your best qualities are, and how to let your self-confidence shine through.