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20 August 2021

Why Chinese and Australian students differ on the workplace skills that matter

Australian students gained more skills in networking compared to Chinese students who increased their skills in communication and teamwork, during work-integrated learning programs, according to a new report by the University of Sydney Business School.
16 August 2021

Sydney rises in latest ARWU ranking

The University of Sydney has ranked 69th in the world and 4th in Australia in the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), improving its position by five places.
12 August 2021

Students meet in person for first time on trip across India

After more than a year studying online from their homes across India, a group of fully vaccinated Engineering students finally met face-to-face on a trip along their country's east coast.

06 August 2021

$6m bequest for archaeology from former professor and curator

Archaeology professor, curator of the Nicholson Museum for 37 years and founder of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens, Professor Cambitoglou has bequeathed $6 million to the Institute.
28 July 2021

Do search engines influence you more than you think?

The Australian Search Experience is a citizen science project calling on Australian Internet users to help solve search engine secrets. Why do search engines order and display information the way they do? Help us find out.
26 July 2021

Over 150 computers donated for Aboriginal children’s home learning

It's hard enough for school students to learn from home during Greater Sydney's ongoing lockdown. But what if you don't even have a computer? A University staff member has organised a donation drive to rectify this issue for Aboriginal children in need.
17 July 2021

Donation from Penelope Seidler creates Visual Understanding Initiative

A generous gift will improve students' visual literacy and help researchers understand how images shape the world.
15 July 2021

Far more social distancing needed to control Sydney outbreak

For Sydney to see a sufficient drop in COVID-19 case numbers after one month, social distancing must be observed by over 80 percent of people, a model published today by Professor Mikhail Prokopenko reveals.
09 July 2021

Research leaders recognised with Australian Laureate Fellowships

University of Sydney researchers have been awarded $9.5 million to conduct ground-breaking research as part of the Australian Research Council's (ARC) 2021 Australian Laureate Fellowship scheme.
08 July 2021

How children can help Aboriginal Elders during lockdown

Mutual caring between Kinship and foster carers and the children in their custody emerged as a silver lining during last year's lockdown, a new report finds.