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12 December 2019

Law School scholar named nation's top criminologist

The University of Sydney Law School's Professor of Criminology Gail Mason has been recognised for her lifetime achievements and contributions to criminology with the top national honour in the field.
11 December 2019

The Honourable Dr Robert Austin receives Doctor of Laws

Arts/Law graduate, Sydney Law School academic and former Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the Hon. Dr Robert Austin has received a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) for his contributions to the legal profession.
10 December 2019

Re-framing the gap year for regional students in NSW

A group of the country's leading education researchers and equity practitioners have received funding from the New South Wales Government for a project aiming to help regional high school students make decisions about addressing and resolving gap year needs.
10 December 2019

Charter of Freedom of Speech and Academic Freedom to be adopted

Yesterday the University of Sydney's Senate agreed to adopt the recommendations of its French Review Model Code Implementation Group.
09 December 2019

Sydney's newest museum reaches a major milestone

This morning the University of Sydney held the topping out ceremony for the new Chau Chak Wing Museum, marking a major milestone towards the official opening next year.
09 December 2019

Sydney University first in Australia for global student mobility

A survey of 34 Australian universities found the University of Sydney has the largest student mobility program in Australia for the second year in a row, with one in three of the graduating cohort in 2018 undertaking a global mobility experience.
05 December 2019

Update: Camden campus to reopen on Friday 13 December

Our Camden campus will reopen on Friday 13 December 2019 after the evacuation of the campus due to fire risk. We are pleased to report all staff, students and visitors can return to campus with operations resuming as normal.
05 December 2019

58 Discovery Project grants awarded to Sydney researchers

Federal Education Dan Tehan announced the latest round of ARC Discovery Project grants, including funds for 58 research projects involving University of Sydney researchers and administered by the University.
04 December 2019

New NSW Public Policy Institute to be established

A new public policy institute will be established to undertake research on the most pressing public policy issues facing New South Wales.
03 December 2019

The scholarship that helped a young musician follow her passion

For Sydney Conservatorium student Gemma Lawton, a donor-funded scholarship provided much-needed support through illness and injury.