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30 September 2015

Vice-Chancellor appointed Go8 Chair

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence has been elected as the new Chair of the Group of Eight.

30 September 2015

Time to say no to shameful TPP trade-offs

It is time to ask why the Australian Government would secretly trade off democratic rights to decide national laws on medicines, public health and copyright, writes Dr Patricia Ranald.

30 September 2015

Punting on an engineering career

While most of his AFL footy mates were off on school holidays, Marcus Valastro travelled thousands of kilometres to further his education this week.

30 September 2015

Let's talk about death

End-of-life conversations should happen throughout life, not just in our final days, say experts who will address a 'dying well' forum at the University of Sydney on 14 October 2015.

30 September 2015

Fear, smear and the paradox of authoritarian politics in Singapore

Elections in Singapore are so heavily stacked in favour of the long-ruling People's Action Party that the country's newly re-elected government is more authoritarian than democratic, writes Associate Professor Lily Rahim.