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News about Sydney's rankings, degree offerings and university-wide initiatives

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18 June 2024

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement to receive 2024 Sydney Peace Prize

The Sydney Peace Foundation has announced the International Red Cross and the Red Crescent Movement will receive the Sydney Peace Prize in 2024.
10 June 2024

Celebrating alumni and staff recognised with 2024 King's Birthday Honours

The University of Sydney congratulates all members of its community recognised in the 2024 King's Birthday Honours List, including Professor Karen Canfell AC, Professor Thomas Maschmeyer AO, Professor Don Nutbeam AO, and Professor Helen Reddel AM.
06 June 2024

Sydney Con composer Paul Mac creates a magical musical ride on Sydney trains

In an Australian first, composer-producer Paul Mac is paying tribute to Sydney's suburban railway system in a project that sees two Sydney train routes turned into a mobile electronic music and light experience: Tekno Train.
05 June 2024

Seven new shows at the Chau Chak Wing Museum

As the University of Sydney's Chau Chak Wing Museum farewells the Biennale of Sydney, it's thrilled to announce a suite of new exhibitions opening in the second half of 2024.
05 June 2024

Sydney now 18th globally in QS World University Rankings

The University of Sydney has secured its highest ever ranking overall and continues to be rated as a top 20 global university in the 2025 QS World University Rankings.
27 May 2024

Sir Christopher Clark awarded honorary doctorate

Renowned historian and distinguished alumnus Sir Christopher Clark was today awarded an honorary doctorate, conferred by the Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Mark Scott AO.
24 May 2024

Professor Tom Calma awarded honorary Doctor of Letters

The renowned advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples has been recognised for his work to shape a better and fairer Australia.
21 May 2024

Shirley Chowdhary awarded honorary doctorate

Distinguished alumna Shirley Chowdhary has been awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of her achievements and leadership across industries and advocacy for the advancement of Indigenous education and gender equality.
17 May 2024

Associate Professor Sophie Gee appointed inaugural Vice-Chancellor Fellow

The University of Sydney has appointed Associate Professor Sophie Gee as inaugural Vice-Chancellor Fellow with a focus on public intellectual discourse and collaboration.
15 May 2024

University signs MOUs with Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health and Institute of Development Studies

The University of Sydney has today signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Health and Institute of Development Studies.