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22 September 2020

COVID-19 and Gender in the South-East Asian Private Sector

Early data shows that women and girls have fared worse than men and boys. Without the right policy responses, writes Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill, progress on gender equality risks being set back decades.
21 September 2020

Grad artist spotlight: Dean Cross

Dean was a dancer when he arrived at the SCA. Determined to push himself creatively, he studied sculpture within his BVA. Today, he’s one of the most active visual artists in the country, working across installation, sculpture and photography.
17 September 2020

Social Work grad in action: Making a difference in marginalised communities

Based on his own experiences as a refugee, Murray passionately believed in human rights and social justice well before attending uni. By undertaking a BSW he gained the formal training to effectively support and advocate for individuals from a diversity of backgrounds.
14 September 2020

Arts grad at work: Promoting research at the Lowy Institute

As a student, Salina took up every opportunity at uni – interning at the European Australian Business Council, studying in Washington DC and interning for a US Senator. Now, as a young grad working at a leading political think tank, these professional experiences are paying off.
10 September 2020

Two overlooked ways to boost the economy

Enhanced investment in care industries like education and health will simultaneously help women and the economy, Associate Professor Elizabeth Hill finds.
09 September 2020

Learning languages at Sydney

At the University of Sydney, we teach languages through cultures. From extracurricular enrichment to scholarship support, our students share some highlights and key opportunities from their language learning experience.
04 September 2020

Democracy in crisis

John Keane appears to be ageing better than the institutions of democracy he has studied for much of his career. At three score and 11 years, the prolific international scholar recently published his 17th solo-authored book, The New Despotism, and warns that the differences between post-1945 democracy and despotism are rapidly blurring.
04 September 2020

A reason to track your backyard snails

Snails' small presence - physically and in our consciousness - belies their outsized predicament and significance to ecosystems. Associate Professor Thom van Dooren and his colleagues want to highlight this through an inclusive, interactive citizen science project.
01 September 2020

Arts grad at work: Covering Asia for The Sydney Morning Herald

It’s been a whirlwind since graduation for the award-winning alum. After securing a cadetship with Fairfax, Eryk quickly rose through the reporting ranks – covering education, federal politics and now, China and Northeast Asia.
28 August 2020

Education grad at work: Doing what you love in Early Childhood teaching

Melissa was initially a little unsure what she wanted to study. Discovering the importance of Early Childhood teaching quickly led to a passion she followed at uni. It was the right call: she describes it now as one of her "most rewarding experiences".