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13 September 2018

Freewheeling bush adventures in a wheelchair

Her studies were almost over and alumna, Helen Smith, had plans. Then a single event meant she had to reach her goals via a very different path. Now she's pushing against the barriers.
12 September 2018

Microscope that gets to the heart of matter

The transmission electron microscope (TEM) can explore matter at the scale of less than 0.06 billionths of a metre helping researchers design materials in renewable energy, medical science, engineering and geosciences.
12 September 2018

Empowering Australians with disability to prepare for natural disasters

A collaboration between the University of Sydney, NSW Emergency Services, and the health and disability sectors is raising awareness of the challenges people with disability face during natural disasters.
11 September 2018

Graduates rated among world's most employable

University of Sydney graduates have been named the most employable in Australia for the fourth year in a row and in the top five globally.
10 September 2018

Giving music to regional kids who need it most

Alumna, Michelle Leonard, decided to bring back music education through Moorambilla Voices, and in the process enriched entire regional communities.
06 September 2018

The Sydney alumnus helping people of all abilities get active

James Gribble's life changed forever when he broke his neck in a freak accident. Now he's working to make his favourite sport accessible for everyone.
05 September 2018

How the Philosopher and the Wolf inspired new self-reliance

Alumna, Stephanie Fynn (MIDEA '14), creates sensory worlds for people with disabilities. Here she explains how Mark Rolands' The Philosopher and the Wolf made her think differently about her approach to what she does.
04 September 2018

Olympians to celebrate 10 years of the Australian Boat Race

Several Olympic rowers will take up oars for the University of Sydney and University of Melbourne on Sunday 14 October, marking the 10th year of the historic Australian Boat Race.
03 September 2018

University welcomes Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver

The University of Sydney today announced Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver AM has been appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Strategy and Services and will commence the position on 15 October 2018.
31 August 2018

Crazy Rich Asians is a ground-breaking moment for representation

Crazy Rich Asians is a ground-breaking moment for Asian representation in Western film, with the first all-Asian cast in Hollywood in 25 years - an industry where Asian actors constitute one percent of lead roles.