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25 May 2023

The Voice is about 'integration not separatism' says Noel Pearson

At a recent Sydney Ideas event on the Voice to Parliament, Indigenous lawyer and land rights activist Noel Pearson gave an impassioned address on the importance of constitutional recognition for First Nations Australians.
08 December 2022

Proud Bundajalung man Boe Rambaldini awarded Honorary Fellow of the University

The University of Sydney awards an Honorary Fellow of the University to Boe Rambaldini for his tireless work to support the improved health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

10 November 2022

Uluru Statement from the Heart wins 21-22 Sydney Peace Prize

A push for First Nations recognition in the Constitution has been awarded Australia's only international prize for peace - the Sydney Peace Prize.
27 September 2022

Indigenous health research conference celebrates innovation

The IRNet National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Showcase will focus on the First Nations Australians transforming research and care.
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.