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11 May 2022

University of Sydney statement about industrial action on campus

On Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 May, some National Tertiary Education (NTEU) members will be participating in a 48-hour strike.
09 May 2022

How food choices can help the planet

A new book published by researchers at the University of Sydney and Curtin University explores how global food production and consumption are impacting the environment and contributing to emissions, offering a positive, sustainable way forward.
03 May 2022

Successful test launch a giant leap for rocketry team

The University's rocketry team have successfully launched their rocket, Bluewren, ahead of a prestigious international student rocketry competition held annually in the United States.
28 April 2022

Sydney shifts position in global impact rankings

As more than 280 additional institutions join the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings this year the University of Sydney has seen a change in its global position.
27 April 2022

Honorary Fellowship awarded to former University athlete

David Collins, a University of Sydney alumni and esteemed sportsperson, was recently awarded an Honorary Fellowship for his longstanding dedication to the University's sporting community.
22 April 2022

Doctor of Letters awarded to former ABC Director

David Hill, former Chairman of the ABC, was recently admitted to the degree of Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) for his remarkable contribution to Australian public life.
22 April 2022

Glasses bring colour to the museum

In an Australian first, colour blind visitors to the Chau Chak Wing Museum will be able to experience exhibitions in vibrant colour thanks to a partnership with EnChroma, creators of glasses for colour blindness.
21 April 2022

Honorary Doctor of Medicine and Health for Dr Barry Catchlove AM

Dr Catchlove has been recognised for his outstanding contribution as a medical professional and administrator.
20 April 2022

Jillian Skinner awarded honorary doctorate

The University of Sydney has awarded an honorary doctorate to The Honorable Jillian Skinner for her services to health, medical research, and politics in Australia.
19 April 2022

Advice from universities could confuse student UAC preferences

Students may be confused by university advice on how to list their course preferences when applying through University Admissions Centre. This could be solved with clearer advice, new research from the School of Economics finds.