August - The University of Sydney



28 August 2019

Sydney's employability program wins AFR award

The University of Sydney's employability program for international students received an accolade at last night's Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards.
27 August 2019

How does housing and city planning affect our health?

The Festival of Urbanism 2019 explores the connection between the built environment and its impact on contemporary health and wellbeing.
27 August 2019

University receives $4 million for data science research

The University of Sydney has been announced as a recipient of a $3.9 million ARC grant, which will enable researchers to apply data science models against real world challenges, such as water storage, biodiversity loss and the extraction of mineral resources.
27 August 2019

How refugees find friendship and hope at Sydney's English classes

When Sally Win was forced to flee persecution in her homeland, she left her husband, family and everything she knew for Australia. A friendship forged through the University's Refugee Language Program has been a lifeline.
26 August 2019

An underrated way to live longer

Professor Luigi Fontana summarises the presentation that he delivered at the Australian Biology of Ageing Conference 2019.
26 August 2019

Alumni brothers crack Forbes list

Brothers James and Robbie Ferguson have been recognised for their successful start-up, Fuel Games, which produces innovative eSports games.
26 August 2019

Three finalists in India Australia Business and Community Awards

The India Australia Business and Community Awards celebrate the Australia-India relationship and honour entrepreneurship and community leadership.
23 August 2019

Student entrepreneurs pitch their bright ideas

Winning ideas at the University's annual Student Innovation Challenge included solutions to managing UV risk and skin cancer in the workplace, helping underprivileged farmers increase productivity and profitably, developing technology to fly our future rockets and helping learners reach their full potential.
23 August 2019

What's happening in the Amazon?

Scientists, engineers and anthropology experts from the University of Sydney discuss the inferno that's raging through the Amazon, devastating large swathes of rainforest and increasing CO2 levels.
23 August 2019

New vaccine targets killer disease tuberculosis

There is only one existing vaccine for TB and it is not effective in adults. Researchers at the Centenary Institute and University of Sydney will next test their new vaccine in clinical trials with humans.