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30 September 2015

Vice-Chancellor appointed Go8 Chair

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence has been elected as the new Chair of the Group of Eight.

30 September 2015

Time to say no to shameful TPP trade-offs

It is time to ask why the Australian Government would secretly trade off democratic rights to decide national laws on medicines, public health and copyright, writes Dr Patricia Ranald.

30 September 2015

Punting on an engineering career

While most of his AFL footy mates were off on school holidays, Marcus Valastro travelled thousands of kilometres to further his education this week.

30 September 2015

Let's talk about death

End-of-life conversations should happen throughout life, not just in our final days, say experts who will address a 'dying well' forum at the University of Sydney on 14 October 2015.

30 September 2015

Fear, smear and the paradox of authoritarian politics in Singapore

Elections in Singapore are so heavily stacked in favour of the long-ruling People's Action Party that the country's newly re-elected government is more authoritarian than democratic, writes Associate Professor Lily Rahim.

29 September 2015

Public backs rail over buses

As Sydneysiders get ready for the closure of George Street and work to begin on the Sydney Light Rail project this week, the latest Transport Opinion Survey shows the public lacks faith in the ability of governments to deliver transport improvements.

29 September 2015

What ASEAN can teach the world about surviving a financial crisis

Dr Sandra Seno-Alday believes economies around the world can learn valuable lessons from observing how Southeast Asia reacted to the 2008 financial crisis.

28 September 2015

Virtual tour earns swag of awards

Our 360-degree virtual tour is proving a hit with the public and web experts alike, winning a number of top awards thanks in no small part to the ground-breaking technology used to create it.

28 September 2015

Building new opportunities in architecture

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students have a unique chance to study and begin their career at the University of Sydney under a new scholarship-to-work initiative.

28 September 2015

Literary classic given artistic reworking in Mapping the Drowned World

Fans of JG Ballard's cult sci-fi novel The Drowned World can experience its post-apocalyptic themes in visual form at a new exhibition, Mapping the Drowned World, opening at SCA Galleries next week.