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29 October 2018

What really happens to Unit of Study Surveys?

Nearly every class taught at the University is thoroughly assessed by students at the end of each semester. More than 100,000 survey answers are collected, but how does student feedback actually improve teaching?
29 October 2018

Satire is seriously powerful, no joke

The world we live in teems with ‘fake news’, and the political landscape is shifting with such unpredictability, it’s almost hard not to make a joke about it to get by. Adeola Fayehun is making the most of this to create real world change.
22 October 2018

Everyday campus heroes: The Humanitarian Engineer

Living among us are a handful of secret superheroes who use their powers for the greater good of our campuses. They’re the everyday heroes who make our University community truly special.
22 October 2018

How social media can get you a job

A curated social media presence isn’t just for working creatives – a strong social game can bring your ideas, talent and experiences to life, regardless of what you study.

15 October 2018

What do you know about racism?

Discrimination comes in many forms – sometimes it’s obvious, but often it’s subtle or unintended. Hear what the experts have to say about some scenarios you might encounter on campus and what you should do about them.
08 October 2018

What you need to know about ‘contract cheating’

Plagiarism is on the decline, but new forms of cheating are on the rise. ‘Contract cheating’ is a rapidly growing problem that every student should be concerned about. So, what is it, and why is it so bad?
05 October 2018

How to be a confident public speaker

We caught up with the Head of Curation for TEDxSydney, Fenella Kernebone, to discuss storytelling, getting over nerves and whether you should picture the audience in their underwear (spoiler: you definitely shouldn’t).

03 October 2018

How to make it in academia

We sat down with a group of Sydney researchers to find out how they got to where they are today. Reflecting on their careers, they revealed pivotal moments and key learnings to help you decide how to make your next move.
02 October 2018

How to find your best time to study abroad

Studying overseas opens up a world of possibilities and global perspectives – and it’s never been easier. There's an ideal program for every student. The first step is to find your ‘mobility window’.

02 October 2018

Verge Festival: the inside scoop

Live music, night markets and side-splitting comedy gigs – you don’t want to miss this year’s Verge Festival happening on campus from 8 – 12 October. It’s a week of pop-up attractions produced by students, for students.