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20 June 2018

From protest to party: conference honours 40 years of Mardi Gras

An international academic conference commemorating 40 years of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will be held at the University of Sydney next week.
19 June 2018

Researchers awarded tenure-track positions under new fellowship

An initiative of the 2016-20 Strategic Plan, the Robinson Fellowships aim to support and retain current University of Sydney staff - our best early-career academics - by creating a pathway towards continuing teaching and research positions at the University.
19 June 2018

Further success in ARC Linkage Projects grants for 2018

Three University of Sydney projects have been awarded over $1 million in funding as part of the second round of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects outcomes for 2018, building on previous first-round funding of $1.7 million.
19 June 2018

Refugee Week 2018: a Sydney student's journey from hell to hope

To mark Refugee Week, commerce student Yaser Naseri is sharing his story: from his traumatic escape from Iran, to the scholarship that changed his life.

13 June 2018

Johnny Warren scholarship to fund research in football governance

As the FIFA World Cup kicks off, the University of Sydney Business School is establishing a football research scholarship in memory of Socceroos great, Johnny Warren.
12 June 2018

University of Sydney community honoured in Queen's Birthday list

Members of the University of Sydney community have been acknowledged for their influence on Australian society in the Queen's Birthday 2018 Honours List.
12 June 2018

Sydney students design smart bandage for burns

A team of undergraduate students who envisioned a new way to harness design and biotechnology, has been selected as a finalist to present at the Biodesign Challenge Summit at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City.
08 June 2018

Indigenous economics scholarships a first

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander economics students at the University of Sydney will be supported with scholarships for the first time.
08 June 2018

Leaving a bequest: how one University supporter is giving back

Sixty years after arriving in Australia as a refugee, Anna Breinl has left the University a bequest that could transform students' lives.
07 June 2018

Sydney jumps eight places in latest global rankings

The University of Sydney now ranks 42nd globally and third nationally in the 2019 QS World University Rankings.