28 May 2020

ARC funding to investigate social impact of sociology in Australia

Associate Professor Fran Collyer has been awarded $601,647 from the Australian Research Council (ARC) to examine the history of Australian sociology and its impact on public discourse, policy and legislation.

22 May 2020

Reading Beckett and Joyce with a French accent

Paris came to a corner of the University of Sydney when Professor Jean-Michel Rabaté visited to review an Australian colleague’s manuscript about Samuel Beckett, lecture on James Joyce, and give a masterclass on Jacques Derrida, who was his mentor and friend.
20 May 2020

The difference between Arts and Social Sciences majors

Wondered what the difference is between Commerce and Economics? Social Work and Sociology? Media and Communications and Digital Cultures? Find the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about our majors here.
19 May 2020

Professional experience: How arts students get it for credit

As the workforce trends towards soft skills, we caught up with three Bachelor of Arts students who brought their communication and problem-solving abilities to bear while interning at Amnesty International, Macquarie Dictionary and the European Australian Business Council.

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

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.