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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 influencing Australia’s global future

From interning for a US senator to influencing Australia’s place in the world as a communications manager for the Lowy Institute, Salina Alvaro has cleverly melded her studies with her work.

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.
27 September 2021

How an economics scholarship kickstarts a dream

Jake Lewis is a proud Wiradjuri man dreaming of ways to change the world – and the Sandra Cadwallader Scholarship could be the ticket for him do just that.
27 September 2021

Finger tracing enhances learning: evidence for 100-year-old practice

A practice used by education pioneer Montessori in the early 1900s has received further validation, with studies showing that finger tracing makes learning easier and more motivating. Imagining an object after tracing it can generate even faster learning, for children and adults alike.
23 September 2021

Sydney student tackles master's degree from home in Delhi slum

Tushar Joshi has won the Sydney Scholars India Equity Scholarship, commencing a Master of International Relations. Due to COVID-19, he is studying remotely from the one-room home he shares with his family of four.