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16 March 2021

University of Sydney welcomes passage of Freedom of Speech Bill

The University of Sydney welcomed news that Federal Parliament has passed legislation to strengthen and protect academic freedom and freedom of speech.
12 March 2021

Mark Scott appointed Vice-Chancellor of University of Sydney

The University of Sydney today announced that after an extensive international search, Mark Scott has been appointed its 27th Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Mr Scott will start his new role on 19 July this year.
11 March 2021

Academy of Science honours two University of Sydney researchers

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer from Chemistry and Dr Kevin Coulembier from Mathematics & Statistics have received the recognition of their peers in these prestigious honours awarded annually by the Australian Academy of Science.
08 March 2021

Meet our new UN Women Australia MBA scholarship recipients

How did the pandemic spur two women leaders to further study? We sat down with Dr Kudzai Kanhutu and Katherine Passmore (recipients of the UN Women Australia MBA Scholarship) to discuss.
05 March 2021

$15m project to establish whole-body imaging in Australian first

A project driven by Sydney should provide unique imaging capability to Australia while revolutionising patient care, through a joint venture with Northern Sydney Local Health District to procure a total body PET/CT scanner.

04 March 2021

QS rankings show global excellence for a broad range of subjects

Sports-related subjects were the standout in latest QS subject rankings result.
03 March 2021

International experience for students continues during pandemic

Despite the COVID-19 border closures, University of Sydney students have still obtained international experience as part of their degree.
02 March 2021

Funding to support mental wellbeing of international students

Dr Isabella Choi from the University of Sydney is leading a project to provide better support for the mental wellbeing of Chinese international students through the use of an online program.
26 February 2021

Sydney opens state-of-the-art Susan Wakil Health Building

The Susan Wakil Health Building, a world-class facility purpose built to support the future health workforce and meet the health challenges of our time, was opened today.
23 February 2021

From missions to makarraṯa

The Yolŋu process of makarraṯa, promoting shared understanding to find a unified path forward, has underpinned a flagship exhibition, and a related book, at the University's new Chau Chak Wing Museum.