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13 May 2020

Students go global with the Sciences Po dual degree program

Two of the world’s leading institutions for the humanities and social sciences – the University of Sydney and Sciences Po in France – have come together to offer students a dual degree program, one of a kind in Australia.

13 May 2020

Why study political economy at Sydney

Discover the important trends underlying the modern economy and gain the necessary skills to effect change in a globalised world.
13 May 2020

How studying languages can expand your world

In this interconnected era, cross-cultural and multilingual skills are integral to navigating the world around us. We talk with two of our former students who are making their mark through languages.
12 May 2020

Honours duo launch tutoring platform for HSC students during COVID-19

With HSC students facing unprecedented challenges, two University of Sydney Honours students have drawn on their own recent HSC experiences and launched an online platform to support Year 12s during their final year.
29 April 2020

How behavioural economics insights can aid COVID-19 compliance

To avoid a second wave of the coronavirus, Australians must continue to comply with 'stay at home' and other health-related orders. Professor Robert Slonim and colleagues explain a way to help achieve this.
29 April 2020

Sydney researchers win grant to counter online foreign interference

Researchers from the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS) have been awarded $100,000 by the Department of Defence to strengthen Australia’s ability to identify and intercept information warfare.
28 April 2020

Experts examine the COVID-19 tracing app

University of Sydney academics from the disciplines of cybersecurity, media, law and health comment on COVIDSafe, the COVID-19 contact tracing app released by the federal government.
28 April 2020

Eddie Woo's study tips for year 12 and the HSC during coronavirus

While HSC students are poised to make a gradual return to classrooms over the coming weeks, studies will continue to be disrupted this year. We asked one of the country's best teachers to share his advice on how to learn and study at home.
24 April 2020

Marriage of disciplines traces the journey of a bird flu virus

Australian anthropologist Holly High travelled to Laos for field work in 2018, taking her children and her husband, a veterinarian and epidemiologist. The plan was he would help care for the children and continue his studies, while she did her research. When they unwittingly bought chickens carrying bird flu, they had an unplanned opportunity to combine their skills.
23 April 2020

An extract from Stephen Garton's 'The Cost of War'

In Chapter 1 of his new book, Professor of History and Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor Stephen Garton writes of soldiers' feelings upon their return from battle.