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10 July 2020

Designing solutions for real-world challenges

Students from the University of Sydney collaborated on applying design principles to real-world problems, developing solutions and pitching ideas in a 7-week design studio challenge.
02 July 2020

Designing online learning

Design students are not foreign to the world of digital. This gave them a solid foundation for the transition to online learning. Here, current students tell us a bit about their #usydonline experience.
15 June 2020

Making pressure glowingly obvious

A team of undergraduate students who envisioned a new way to harness design and biotechnology, has been selected as a finalist to present at the Virtual Biodesign Challenge Summit.
12 June 2020

Where can a degree in design take you?

Sydney design graduates are in high demand. Their skills in design thinking coupled with technical skills make them highly sought after by a range of employers, from digital startups to major multinational corporations.
10 June 2020

Shaping a world class architecture program

Three leading architectural practitioners with diverse professional backgrounds have been appointed by the School of Architecture, Design and Planning. These appointments will contribute to, and further shape, one of Australia's most exciting architecture programs.
26 March 2020

Why suspending housing evictions will defend against COVID-19

University of Sydney researchers believe the COVID-19 pandemic is a double crisis affecting public health and the economy with both aspects playing out in our housing system.
10 March 2020

School of Architecture, Design & Planning announces inaugural Rothwell Chair

A major gift from alumni Garry and Susan Rothwell established the Garry and Susan Rothwell Chair in Architectural Design Leadership. French architecture studio Lacaton & Vassal Architectes will share the inaugural, three-year Rothwell Chair appointment.
06 March 2020

Prominent female professors share their advice on leadership

What makes a good leader? Eight University of Sydney's leaders, who also happen to be women, share the view from the top - and the advice they'd offer aspiring female leaders.
04 March 2020

QS subject rankings reflect breadth of Sydney expertise

The QS 2020 Subject Rankings has rated 31 University of Sydney subjects in the top 50 globally, up from 30 in 2019.

03 March 2020

Fun and VR games in the workplace