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21 October 2020

Meet the grad forging a career in countering violent extremism

Peace and Conflict Studies alumnus Kosta Lucas is helping communities prevent and counter violent extremism through his consultancy, SynqUp.
21 October 2020

Financial return of a university education impacted by a nation's income inequality

University of Sydney economists have determined a correlation between a country's level of income inequality, and the wage boost people can expert as a result of graduating from university; the 'university wage premium'.
19 October 2020

The Remarriage Plot

When same-sex marriage was legalised in Australia in December 2017, Lee Wallace had already spent several years working on her new book Reattachment Theory: Queer Cinema of Remarriage, which argues that gay and lesbian lifestyles influenced ideas about marriage long before they had legal equivalency. The only difference, Wallace contends, is that now “all marriage is gay marriage”.
16 October 2020

Arts grad at work: Living in Paris, working at the Australian Embassy

After an exchange to Belgium in high school, Rohan chose to study International and Global Studies at uni. Immersing himself in French language and culture, he got to study in Paris in third year. He’s “basically been living abroad ever since.”
14 October 2020

$1.3m for humanities and social sciences research

Sydney humanities and social science researchers have been awarded more than $1.3m to examine a range of topics, including democracy in the bush, home ownership and what we can learn from history about free university education.
14 October 2020

Anthropology graduate awarded 2020 Cambridge Australia Scholarship

Alumna Sally Montgomery has been selected for the prestigious Cambridge Australia Scholarship to undertake research into the unregulated online breast milk market.
12 October 2020

University gifted rare original works by Shakespeare precursor and Faulkner

A copy of Ben Jonson's Folio (1616) and a complete set of the works of William Faulkner in first editions have been given to the University of Sydney by two separate donors.
02 October 2020

Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarships

Yasmin Smith and Kalanjay Dhir have been awarded the 2020 Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarships by the Sydney College of the Arts. These scholarships are awarded to an emerging and a mid-career/established artist who are graduates of the SCA.
29 September 2020

Art of influence: in-conversation with Sydney luminaries

Hosted by Sydney College of the Arts and Sydney Ideas, the Art of Influence in-conversation series invites alumni to talk about how they made their mark, shaped the landscape and strive for positive impact in what they do.
29 September 2020

Art School on the move

As the SCA invigorates our main campus with its creative disciplines and dynamic sense of community, we take a fresh look at all the prestigious art school has to offer.