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09 June 2022

Sydney 41st in world in QS rankings

The University of Sydney continues to perform strongly in the highly regarded QS World University Rankings, ranking 41st in the world.
03 June 2022

New partnerships drive collaboration with Indigenous businesses

The University will collaborate with the NSW Indigenous Chamber of Commerce and Supply Nation to create new opportunities for Indigenous-owned businesses.

03 June 2022

Library adopts sector-leading Indigenous protocols

The University of Sydney Library has introduced new cultural protocols to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander library users feel safe, respected and valued.
26 April 2022

Fundraiser marks anniversary of NSW's oldest neighbourhood centre

A special fundraising event will mark the 130th birthday of the Settlement, an important community organisation with long-standing ties to the University.
09 March 2022

Connecting foster kids to Country from home

Associate Professor Lynette Riley from the University of Sydney co-created Wiradjuri language workbooks for Indigenous children in permanent foster care, to help connect them with their culture.
02 March 2022

Indigenous heritage curator appointed to Chau Chak Wing Museum

The new curator of Indigenous heritage at the Chau Chak Wing Museum will continue to work in partnership with First Nations communities.
21 February 2022

'Rebellious lawyer' joins Sydney Law School

The lawyer and activist will challenge students and staff to consider the ongoing impacts of colonial laws on First Nations and the importance of dismantling systemic racism in our society.
15 November 2021

A story to be told

This year's Charles Perkins Oration, presented by Counsellor Tony McAvoy SC, took a journey into the legacy of Charles Perkins and shared a powerful story, unfortunately not an uncommon story, that has played out across our continent many times.
14 October 2021

Professor Jennifer Barrett appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor Indigenous (Academic)

The University of Sydney announced today that Professor Jennifer Barrett has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor Indigenous (Academic) signalling the University's commitment to Indigenous education and research.
22 September 2021

Indigenous Artists-in-Residence

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music has established the Indigenous Artists-in-Residence program, a pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to interact and collaborate with Conservatorium students and staff in the sharing of music, knowledge and culture.