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22 June 2021

'A poem can provide a moment of calm contemplation'

Dr Sarah Holland-Batt is the 2021 Judy Harris Writer in Residence. She the first poet to undertake the residency, awarded to a writer who explores health-related themes.
17 June 2021

Parent-inclusive autism treatment to go national

In line with the program's aims, families who trialled ParentWorks-Spectrum reported significantly lower child behaviour difficulties, improved child social-communication skills, and reduced parental anxiety, stress, and depression.
16 June 2021

Queen's Birthday Honours celebrates University community

Outstanding members of the University of Sydney community have been recognised in the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours.
10 June 2021

Proposed return of international students to Sydney

The University welcomes today's announcement by NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet, about the NSW Government pilot plan for the expected safe return of international students over the second half of this year.
09 June 2021

Sydney 38th in world in QS rankings

Strong results for University of Sydney in highly regarded QS rankings of 1300 universities.
26 May 2021

Uluru Statement from the Heart wins 2021 Sydney Peace Prize

A push for First Nations recognition in the Constitution has been awarded Australia's only international prize for peace - the Sydney Peace Prize.
24 May 2021

Students create platform to report sexual harassment, bullying in law firms

A group of students at the University of Sydney have developed Confidant - an online platform where users can anonymously report and seek redress and support for bullying and sexual harassment in law firms.
19 May 2021

University launches education facilities in Westmead Hospital Block K

NSW Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education Dr Geoff Lee joined the University of Sydney in celebrating the launch of dedicated teaching spaces in the new Central Acute Services Building known as Westmead Hospital's Block K.
18 May 2021

'Where are you from?' isn't the best way to understand Australia's cultural diversity

A new report from Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and the University of Sydney Business School has found that Australian organisations are missing out on important business opportunities by failing to effectively measure the degree and breadth of culturally diverse talent.
17 May 2021

Paid parental leave progress has plateaued, according to a new paper

A new paper by University of Sydney researchers has warned that failure to improve the ten-year-old paid parental leave scheme has entrenched gender inequality, both at work and at home.