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22 December 2020

Expand your Arts degree with the Bachelor of Advanced Studies

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (BAS) students Anthony, Josh and Jamaica explain how the BAS has unleashed the potential of their Arts degree.
18 December 2020

In pursuit of performance

Economics alumnus, Craig Hassall AM reflects on studying at the University of Sydney and some key career highlights, including in his current role as CEO of Royal Albert Hall.
18 December 2020

In memory of friends far away

When the COVID-19 pandemic prevented Heidi Stalla from taking up her fellowship at the University of Sydney in 2020, she found she had more in common than expected with the subjects of her research, writers Virginia Woolf and Ling Shu Hua, who corresponded almost a century ago.
16 December 2020

Recognising high-achieving students in language and culture studies

The School of Languages and Cultures congratulates 75 students who have received scholarships and prizes in 2020.
16 December 2020

Australia likely no longer key migration destination

Save for India, people from other countries are lukewarm on migration to Australia, finds a study based on open-access web data. The study also reveals that while Australians are highly engaged in migration as a subject, they feel neutral about it in practice.
15 December 2020

Creativity during COVID-19

The challenges of COVID-19 provided creative inspiration for graduating students from the Sydney College of the Arts Master of the Moving Image (MMI) degree. These films will screen at the MMI Graduation Showcase on 19 December.
15 December 2020

Smart Summer Books

We asked the Heads of Schools in Humanities to nominate some of the must-read academic books of 2020. Grab a cup of tea and get into them.
14 December 2020

Four reasons why the cashless 'welfare' card trial must stop

Associate Professor Ruth Phillips argues against a program that limits what people can buy with welfare payments. The program has just been extended by two years.
10 December 2020

From E12 to overseas immersion: Victoria's story so far

Within her first year at university, Victoria Lonergan gained more than she'd imagined – including a new language skill and cultural experiences that inspired greater pursuits for a bright future.
08 December 2020

University of Sydney researcher joins prestigious authors list

The American Library Association has selected a book on why the US has failed to intervene in genocide as one of its top academic titles for 2020.