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27 March 2020

The hidden cost of COVID-19 to the 2020 Year 12 cohort

In this opinion piece, Associate Professor Jennifer Rowley, believes the current pandemic will add to the vulnerability of Year 12 students.
12 March 2020

Saving a language through song

Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Sydney Environment Institute Fellow, Dr Genevieve Campbell, has been researching Tiwi song language. Focusing on documenting endangered song sets and the creation of new works, this research is essential for the preservation of the language.
06 March 2020

Prominent female professors share their advice on leadership

What makes a good leader? Eight University of Sydney's leaders, who also happen to be women, share the view from the top - and the advice they'd offer aspiring female leaders.
04 March 2020

QS subject rankings reflect breadth of Sydney expertise

The QS 2020 Subject Rankings has rated 31 University of Sydney subjects in the top 50 globally, up from 30 in 2019.

10 January 2020

Benjamin Carey named MESS Artist in Residence

An internal grant from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music allowed Dr Benjamin Carey to take up an artist residency at the Melbourne Electronic Sound Studio. He shares his experience with us.
09 December 2019

Composing Women 2019

Composing Women 2019 has been a year of highlight achievements for Josephine Macken, Georgia Scott, Peggy Polias and Bree van Reyk. 
03 December 2019

The scholarship that helped a young musician follow her passion

For Sydney Conservatorium student Gemma Lawton, a donor-funded scholarship provided much-needed support through illness and injury.
20 November 2019

How a Sydney student champions the LGBTIQ community globally

Amy McCarthy has been instrumental in improving support for transgender students at the University of Sydney. Now, the undergraduate student is pushing for change on a global scale.
20 November 2019

Sydney scholars receive honour for achievement in the humanities

The Australian Academy of the Humanities has elected two University of Sydney researchers and practitioners as fellows and has welcomed a University leader to their council this week.
23 October 2019

Professor Ingrid Monson visits the Con

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music was proud to host renowned jazz scholar and ethnomusicologist Professor Ingrid Monson.