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01 February 2018

Director of Student Support Services discusses consent education

Director of Student Support Services Jordi Austin was interviewed on ABC Radio Melbourne about the Consent Matters module and other initiatives the University has introduced to make students, staff and visitors feel safe on campus.

01 February 2018

Under Construction

When wet-plate negatives were the latest in photographic technology, one of the University’s first professors, John Smith, was fascinated by this process and created many precious plates that document the history of the University.

31 January 2018

Student insights boost Vietnam's social enterprise sector

A cross-faculty group of University of Sydney students recently worked with 12 counterparts from the Vietnam National University of Economics and Business on research into the needs of the country’s social enterprises.
30 January 2018

Statement on the Consent Matters module

A story in the media today has criticised the University's roll out of a mandatory online consent education module.
30 January 2018

University community celebrated with Australia Day honours

The University of Sydney congratulates the members of our community who have been acknowledged in the Australia Day 2018 Honours List.
29 January 2018

Sydney accepting the best students from Vietnam

For the first time in its more than 160-year history, the University of Sydney will hold standalone information days in Vietnam and accept applicants directly from Vietnamese high schools for gifted students.
25 January 2018

Australia Day Address delivered by YouTube sensation

Recent Alumni Award recipient and internationally renowned mathematics teacher, Eddie Woo of "WooTube" fame, has delivered this year's Australia Day Address at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

15 January 2018

Summer school inspires Indigenous teens to pursue university

Over 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students will attend the University of Sydney this summer, as faculties collaborate to provide a week-long program encouraging participation in higher education.
21 December 2017

Statement on methodology of Broderick cultural renewal report

Following media coverage of the Broderick report on cultural renewal at residential colleges today, the University of Sydney issued the following information about the methodology.
21 December 2017

High school students name new fish species

A University of Sydney taxonomist has discovered a new species of fish called Navigobius kaguya, after examining two specimens from Japan and the Philippines, which high school students named during a workshop.