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01 May 2017

VIVID Sydney: explore the highlights in science, design and music

Our staff, students and alumni will take part in VIVID Sydney from 26 May - 17 June 2017. The 23-day festival of light, music and ideas will showcase talent from science, design and music, highlighting the exceptional breadth of our community.

01 May 2017

New music at the Con raises the decibels for Vivid Sydney

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music will present an electric festival program of mind-bending sounds, music and multi-sensory performances for Vivid Sydney from 27 May to 17 June.

01 May 2017

Student start-up will use engineering to solve health problems

A University of Sydney biomedical engineering student recently proved herself amongst the world’s brightest up-and-coming entrepreneurs by creating a start-up business in just one week.

01 May 2017

3 secrets to success: our Alumni Award winners share their tips

As the University marks its 2017 Alumni Awards, we reflect on the essential qualities shared by all our award winners.

01 May 2017

University of Sydney and UC Davis announce first round research funding

Eight joint research projects have been selected to receive seed funding under the partnership agreement signed by the University of Sydney and UC Davis earlier this year.

01 May 2017

Partner engagement taking TEDxSydney to the next level for 2017

TEDxSydney 2017 is changing its venue and expanding its calendar as it embraces this year's 'unconventional' theme.

01 May 2017

Chinese investment in Australia at highest level since GFC: new report

Chinese investment in Australia reached $15.6 billion in 2016, the highest level since its 2008 peak, according to the latest 'Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia' report by the University of Sydney and KPMG Australia.

01 May 2017

Vice-Chancellor receives Order of Australia at Government House

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence was awarded an Australia Day Honour during a ceremony at Government House in Canberra. The award recognised his eminent service to the higher education sector.