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2021

Articles

13 October 2021

Rethinking Australia in many languages

Understanding Australia requires more than knowledge of the English language. Professor Adrian Vickers highlights the wealth of non-English sources and cross-cultural exchanges that can reorient our perspective on the Australian story.
12 October 2021

Social Work students embark on COVID-response online seminars

COVID has presented significant challenges for social work students who are required to do placements as part of their degree. Dr Margaret Spencer, Field Education Director, has a creative solution.
11 October 2021

Mastering communications with a career change

From Singapore to Sydney, Victoria Ong’s Master of Media Practice has taken her from interviewing Ed Sheeran to reporting from the amazing parts in Asia.

08 October 2021

Repatriation: bringing remains home to Vanuatu

After discovering human remains in the caves of Futuna in 1964, archaeologists shipped them to the USA for further analysis. But when the analysis never happened, they sat in storage for years. Until Dr James Flexner and colleagues set about returning them home.
07 October 2021

Lift in restrictions: Sydney experts on what we can expect

Experts in health, psychology and pandemic modelling comment on what Australians can expect as the nation emerges from pandemic restrictions.
06 October 2021

As vast amounts of polystyrene go to landfill, could wool be the answer?

Working in the meal kit delivery industry, Joanne Howarth was horrified by the volume of EPS polystyrene packaging it generated. The solution she came up with was both disruptive and effective. It also won her a 2021 University of Sydney Alumni Award.

06 October 2021

The female Australian coach bringing boss energy to African basketball

Raised in the suburbs of Sydney, Liz Mills built a successful career in African men's professional basketball. As a driven and goal orientated coach, her style is underpinned by the African idea of ubuntu: I am because we are.

28 September 2021

‘Kiss me I’m vaxxed’: Art student launches start-up while in lockdown

We talk to Art Curating student Chloe Morrissey, the founder of ‘Kiss me I’m Vaccinated.’, on her creative journey with the campaign, and her passion for art curation and social causes.

27 September 2021

From an arts degree to connecting global cultures

Who says an arts degree doesn’t get you a job in tech? Anastasia Pavlovic is an arts graduate with an Indonesian Studies major and a big remit to connect brands in every language in the world.
27 September 2021

From an arts degree to predicting the housing market

For arts graduate, Eliza Owen, her degree helped shape the way she made sense of the world. Now she helps others make sense of the housing market as a leading economist at CoreLogic.