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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.
19 December 2017

New scholarships to support Indigenous and refugee students

Thanks to a $125,000 donation, new scholarships are available to help students in need make their mark on the world.
15 December 2017

Sydney academics selected to teach and research at Harvard

Twenty-seven Sydney academics have been selected to receive mobility funding to carry out teaching and research projects at Harvard University.
15 December 2017

Statement regarding universities and foreign interference

In response to ongoing media coverage, University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence has rejected suggestions that universities are not abiding by the law.
14 December 2017

Virtual reality rebuilds ancient Cypriot capital

Virtual reality technology has paired up with 20 years of excavation by University of Sydney archaeologists to recreate the centrepiece of Cyprus’ ancient capital. 

08 December 2017

Former NZ PM Helen Clark receives honorary doctorate

The University of Sydney has awarded an honorary doctorate to the Right Honourable Helen Clark ONZ, the first elected female Prime Minister of New Zealand and the first woman to head the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).

06 December 2017

Which good cause is right for you?

Take our quiz to discover which charitable cause is right for you.

01 December 2017

University pays tribute to Aboriginal activist Solomon Bellear

Following the recent passing of Aboriginal leader and activist Mr Solomon Bellear, the University of Sydney pays respect to the local Aboriginal leader and activist.

30 November 2017

Life changing scholarships for eight Sydney Students

Teaching students in Vanuatu, working as a journalist in Myanmar and interning with Uber in Singapore these are just some of the things the 2018 New Colombo Plan scholarship holders will be doing during their semester abroad.