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25 August 2016

Science student makes greatest self-discovery at the University

'Leave your comfort zone' is Kevin Gatdula’s motto in life. With an emphasis on continual personal development, the 20-year-old Bachelor of Commerce and Science student believes that this is the only way to cultivate a journey of personal growth.

25 August 2016

NSW Government Smart Sensing Network co-led by University of Sydney

A NSW Government Smart Sensing Network has been announced, co-led by the University of Sydney's Professor Benjamin Eggleton. Professor Eggleton, a flagship head at the Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology, is working on photonic-chip technology that it is hoped will one day be compatible with smartphones and revolutionise communications and healthcare. 

25 August 2016

Learning never stops - but it starts at Open Day

Like so many high school students in their final year, Denise Ong had a head full of questions. Little did she know at the time that one question she asked would later lead to a major turning point in her story.

25 August 2016

Refugee to nurse: student's incredible journey from Iraq to Sydney

Six and a half years ago Maha Kamil arrived in Australia with her family as an Iraqi refugee. What she has achieved since leaving the war-torn country is remarkable.

25 August 2016

Rio 2016 was just the latest round in the long-running doping arms race

Doping was already generating international headlines in the run-up to the Rio 2016 Games, when the Russian athletics team was banned for systemic, state-sanctioned drug-taking. 

24 August 2016

Brave ex-ISIS captive condemns Yazidi genocide

Former ISIS captive and Yazidi spokesperson Nadia Murad delivered a powerful speech on campus, calling for justice and action over the terrorist group's mass violence against women and children.

24 August 2016

Research grant awarded to manufacture multi-storey houses

The University of Sydney and Lendlease have been awarded a $3 million grant by the Australian Government to undertake a collaborative research project to develop prefabricated multi-storey housing solutions.

23 August 2016

Sydney students share things they’ve learnt here

Our students are in the driving seat of a new campaign rolling out across Sydney train stations, street posters, and online channels.

23 August 2016

Australian study wants your view on personal genomic testing

Do you want to know about your genetic information? Would you share it?
 

23 August 2016

University responds to letter from Women’s Officers

The University of Sydney has responded to an open letter to Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence from past and present Women’s Officers, about the University’s actions in relation to the issue of sexual assaults on campus.