08 December 2023

Sydney Spotlight with Professor Ben Saul

10 December is Human Rights Day. To get a better understanding of what this means, we talk to Professor Ben Saul, Challis Chair of International Law, who has recently been appointed UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights.
07 December 2023

Meet the Commonwealth Parliament’s human rights legal adviser

How do we ensure that the laws federal Parliament passes are compatible with human rights? In Australia, this responsibility falls on a parliamentary committee known as the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights.
05 December 2023

The impacts of climate change on Human and Non-Human Rights

The world is currently experiencing twin climate and biodiversity crises. Climate change impacts like drought, desertification, sea level rise, floods, cyclones, and bushfires are seriously impacting global human rights and the rights of non-humans.
04 December 2023

Integrating 'Human Dignity' in Human Rights Education

Embarking on a transformative journey, Dr Rachel Killean’s collaborative research delves into Cambodia's law education, exploring the integration of 'human dignity' and human rights.
04 December 2023

Challenging Human Rights: Examining One-Person Parole Laws and the Need for Rehabilitation in Criminal Justice

Analysing the legality of Section 74AB of the Corrections Act 1986 (Vic), Dr Andrew Dyer questions its impact on human rights, arguing for fair treatment and rehabilitation in criminal justice.
03 November 2023

Sydney academics awarded prestigious ARC Grants

University of Sydney academics have been awarded more than $24 million in funding for 42 new research projects, spanning accessible playgrounds for children with vision impairments, attracting and retaining quality teachers in early education, and developing facilities to improve renewable technology.
03 November 2023

Professor Jane Ginsburg the inaugural Sir Percy Spender Fellow

International copyright law expert Professor Jane Ginsburg is the inaugural Sir Percy Spender Visiting Fellow at the University of Sydney Law School.
02 November 2023

Scholarship sends two Sydney Law School graduates to Harvard

Two Sydney Law School graduates have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, which will send them both across the globe.
24 October 2023

Meet the 2023 Alumni Award winners

Each year, the University of Sydney awards six Alumni Achievement Awards to alumni in recognition of their outstanding achievements and contributions to their communities.
24 October 2023

Meet the 2023 Graduate Medallists

Each year, the University of Sydney awards six Graduate Medals to our newest alumni in recognition of their achievements in a number of categories. The awards celebrate the recipients visionary leadership, excellence, dedication and commitment to their field.