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25 November 2020

On breaking barriers and overcoming your greatest challenges

Economics and Law alumna, Kerry Chikarovski shares her pathway into politics and the leadership lessons she has learnt along the way.
25 November 2020

Bigger Brother is watching

George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, published in 1949, is more famous than ever today for its predictions of political surveillance, censorship and disinformation. Despite its prescience, Peter Marks, Professor of English at the University of Sydney, argues that the novel should not be read as a despairing dystopia but as a universal “go-to resistance text”.
18 November 2020

In-country learning online: Experiencing Italy from home

From language workshops to cultural tours, two students share how they got a taste of Italy through our first-ever virtual OLE in-country unit.
11 November 2020

How languages help you stand out from the crowd

From law to tech, public health to environmental policy, catch up with some of our language graduates who are making an impact across various fields in Australia and beyond.
09 November 2020

Holocaust memory: An Australian story?

75 years on since the liberation of Auschwitz, Holocaust studies expert Dr Avril Alba explores the legacy of Holocaust remembrance in historical and contemporary Australian life.
02 November 2020

"I don’t like Zorba"

A conversation with Vrasidas Karalis starts with Modern Greek, his official subject at the University of Sydney, and meanders into Classical Greece, the novels of Patrick White, the cinematography of Mad Max, the streets of Glebe, and many other pathways in the cultural labyrinth of this exuberant Greek-Australian ambassador.