News and events
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.
24 September 2020
"If I’m not at the table I’m on the menu"
When Bindi Bennett was asked to contribute to a book about working across difference in social work, she hoped to change academic publishing. If she was going to write a chapter on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, she also wanted to join the team of editors.
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
From an arts degree to influencing Australia’s global future
From interning for a US senator to influencing Australia’s place in the world, Salina Avaro has cleverly melded her studies with her work as Lowy Institute’s communications manager.
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.
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.