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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.
30 January 2018

Report identifies NDIS gaps for people living with mental illness

Many will be left without appropriate mental health support in the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme according to a report detailing experiences of consumers, providers and advocacy groups.
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.
29 January 2018

Graduating Class of 2031: a new world for today's kindergarten

Schools need to move toward creativity, collaboration, critical reflection and communication to teach students the skills of the future, writes Professor Michael Anderson from the Sydney School of Education and Social Work.
29 January 2018

A frog chorus to croak about

A chorus of frogs is the basis of an innovative, new piece of music created by Sydney Conservatorium of Music Masters student and sound artist Alexis Weaver for Culture Up Late at the Australian Museum.
29 January 2018

Poisonings due to medications decreasing but more work needed

The number of child poisonings due to accidental exposure to medicines has decreased however more education is needed to reduce the number of children with non-urgent cases presenting to hospital.
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.

25 January 2018

Emerging research pioneers championed with fellowships

Twenty-two gifted early and mid-career researchers have been named as the University of Sydney’s 2018 Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) fellows.
25 January 2018

Harnessing vitamin D and body’s own killer cells to fight MS

Eight University of Sydney researchers have been awarded almost $750,000 from MS Research Australia to investigate causes and treatments for multiple sclerosis.