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25 May 2020

How universities came to rely on international students

International student fees have become part of the unofficial funding policy of consecutive federal governments, writes Associate Professor Julia Horne for The Conversation.
21 May 2020

Library helps create COVID-19 historical record

In recognition of the extraordinary period of history the COVID-19 pandemic represents the University of Sydney's Library is asking University staff and students to contribute materials capturing their experience of living through the pandemic.
21 May 2020

31,300 NSW jobs rely on University of Sydney

Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence said today that getting the University of Sydney back to full strength and contributing to our national economy was essential to Australia's COVID-19 recovery plans.
14 May 2020

Chau Chak Wing Museum announces opening exhibitions

The University of Sydney has released details of seven exhibitions that will launch when Australia's newest museum opens its doors in November.
13 May 2020

Graduates shaping the world: Alumni Awards winners 2020

Meet the 2020 Alumni Award winners who are dedicated to helping others and driving positive change everywhere.
12 May 2020

Jack Mundey's legacy: union leader and environmental activist

Union leader Jack Mundey AO passed away this week at the age of 90. Sydney academics reflect on his legacy and impact on urban environmentalism, the trade union movement and Australian society.
12 May 2020

Honours duo launch tutoring platform for HSC students during COVID-19

With HSC students facing unprecedented challenges, two University of Sydney Honours students have drawn on their own recent HSC experiences and launched an online platform to support Year 12s during their final year.
11 May 2020

Professor Holmes "driven by the pursuit of scientific truth"

Following a report in the Daily Telegraph, the University of Sydney has defended global collaboration on research and the work of renowned scientist Professor Edward Holmes.
05 May 2020

$5m to help community pharmacies support people with mental illnesses

The University of Sydney has partnered with Griffith University, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia to enhance the way pharmacies work with people with mental illnesses.
05 May 2020

Business 'not as usual' helps the Business School reach global sustainability goals

National and global crises this year including the Australian bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic highlight the important role of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in achieving a sustainable, equitable and climate-ready future.