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13 July 2020

From the Dean

2020 feels like it has already run longer than a year and we are only halfway through. The impacts of COVID-19 are being felt globally but also unevenly with some countries, some demographics, some sectors, even some suburbs hit much harder than others. I hope that you are weathering this immensely trying period as well as can be expected.
10 July 2020

China on the march?

The 2020 CISS Global Forum ‘The COVID Crisis: Lessons Learned, What Next?’ turned its attention to China’s domestic politics and international relations during the chaos of COVID-19.
09 July 2020

Learning languages opens our minds

Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the University of Sydney, Dr Michael Spence, recently graduated with a Diploma of Languages (Korean Studies) at the very university he leads.
06 July 2020

Student spotlight: On working with Bauer and studying Education

Mary recently completed an Industry and Community Project unit (ICPU) and got to work with Bauer Media Group. She shares her experiences, answers questions about online learning and tells us about what the University of Sydney is like.
06 July 2020

Alumni achievements in Indigenous art, free media, and public policy

An iconic Indigenous artist, a Malaysian free media campaigner, and a policy shaper in Pakistan are among the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ 2020 Alumni Award winners.
06 July 2020

Why empowering parents and children is a society-wide effort

The pandemic has presented difficulties for parents and social workers alike, says Parenting Research Centre director of policy and practice, Annette Michaux. But the profession is built to thrive in challenging times like these.

02 July 2020

New early offers for talented students in music and visual arts

The new Creative Arts Special Admissions Scheme offers talented Year 12 students a chance to enter music and visual arts degrees based on audition and portfolio prior to getting their ATAR.
02 July 2020

Meet our 2020 Westpac Future Leaders Scholar

Master of Human Rights student Brianna Kerr is a 2020 recipient of the Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, awarded to outstanding postgraduate students focused on finding innovative ways to create a better Australia.
01 July 2020

Hugh Harley appointed Professor of Practice (Global Economy)

Alumnus and former PwC Financial Services Leader (Asia-Pacific), Hugh Harley brings his industry and teaching experience to his new role as Professor of Practice (Global Economy).
26 June 2020

7 reasons why hosting the FIFA Women's World Cup is awesome

Expect a surge in interest in soccer from Soccer Mums and their kids around Australia. The government will need to urgently invest in facilities.