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17 September 2021

Brighten your day with these 10 positive stories

Hanging out for some good news? Here are 10 positive news stories you might have missed that could brighten your outlook this weekend.
13 September 2021

Restricting welfare payments reduces Indigenous school attendance

In 2007, as part of the Northern Territory Emergency Response, the federal government restricted welfare payments in several Indigenous communities with the aim of enhancing child welfare. Newly published research suggests that in terms of schooling, it had the opposite effect.
10 September 2021

Experts reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Tomorrow, it will have been 20 years since Al Qaeda hijacked and crashed aeroplanes into the World Trade Centre towers in New York and the Pentagon, fundamentally shifting geopolitics in the 21st century. University of Sydney experts reflect on the events that transpired and the lessons learnt as a result.
09 September 2021

Your child's well-being must come first: 5 lockdown tips

Social and emotional well-being is the greatest cost of lockdowns, for both students and parents, writes Dr Nikki Brunker in Education. Schools are supporting students, and we can look for glimmers of hope in supporting our children respond to challenges.
06 September 2021

Intensive international opportunities via virtual OLEs

Did you know virtual programs, like virtual in-country experiences, can enable you to gain the valuable skills that you usually develop through in-person international experiences?
27 August 2021

Student Spotlight: Studying visual arts online

We speak to first-year Visual Arts student Manasi Bengeri about the ups and downs of starting University remotely and how she turns a situation that is seemingly disadvantageous to a fun learning experience.

26 August 2021

Secondary education degree transformed for future generations

The new Bachelor of Education (Secondary) degree is redesigned to ensure our secondary teachers will be responsive to the future of education and be leaders in the field.
23 August 2021

Art student secures a spot at the University ahead of HSC

Year 12 visual arts student Tahlia Curnow is among the first group of talented artists to join the Sydney College of the Arts in 2022 under the Creative Arts Special Admissions Scheme.

18 August 2021

Where social justice meets the real world

Dr Susan Banki from the Department of Sociolology and Social Policy tells us about her research into the politics of Myanmar, and explains her role in the launch of the new Master of Social Justice degree.

11 August 2021

'Don’t call me inspirational'

Digital cultures expert Dr Mark Johnson evaluated several livestreamers' attitudes towards themselves and their viewers. He found that not all gamers with severe disabilities want to be perceived as victims.