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16 May 2022

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences appoints new Dean

Following an extensive competitive search, Professor Lisa Adkins has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS).

10 May 2022

First Nations poet Evelyn Araluen wins prestigious prize

Evelyn Araluen, 29, is the youngest winner of the 2022 Stella Prize for women and non-binary writers, and the first poet to win the Australian literary award worth $60,000 for her book of poetry Dropbear.
09 May 2022

University influencers take the stage at Sydney Writers Festival 2022

University of Sydney staff, students and alumni will join the line-up of local and international writers and thinkers at Sydney Writers Festival 2022.
22 April 2022

Glasses bring colour to the museum

In an Australian first, colour blind visitors to the Chau Chak Wing Museum will be able to experience exhibitions in vibrant colour thanks to a partnership with EnChroma, creators of glasses for colour blindness.
21 April 2022

Ross Steele named Honorary Fellow

Associate Professor Ross Steele AM, author of 37 books in French and English on subjects including French culture, language, and the teaching of the French language, has been named an Honorary Fellow.
19 April 2022

Advice from universities could confuse student UAC preferences

Students may be confused by university advice on how to list their course preferences when applying through University Admissions Centre. This could be solved with clearer advice, new research from the School of Economics finds.
06 April 2022

The best way to read Jane Austen? Out loud!

Dr Ruth Wilson's PhD thesis proposed an unusual strategy in her re-imagining of established practices for teaching and reading the novels of Jane Austen: reading them out loud. Now her PhD has led to a memoir "The Jane Austen Remedy".
30 March 2022

New public policy institute welcomes Chair

The James Martin Institute for Public Policy, of which the University of Sydney is a founding member, today announced the appointment of its new Chair of the Board.
25 March 2022

School strike for climate: why are students still striking?

Dr Blanche Verlie, a climate sociologist says schools are failing to provide students with climate education. So, what do the kids do? To learn about climate action, they're taking to the street.
09 March 2022

Connecting foster kids to Country from home

Associate Professor Lynette Riley from the University of Sydney co-created Wiradjuri language workbooks for Indigenous children in permanent foster care, to help connect them with their culture.