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04 May 2020

University of Sydney begins global search for new Vice-Chancellor

The University of Sydney has started advertising for its new Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Advertisements for the role will start appearing from today in Australia and around the world.
04 May 2020

Central Acute Services Building construction close to complete

The University of Sydney and NSW Government mark a major milestone at the acute services building today, with construction of Australia's tallest health building close to complete in the Westmead health and education precinct.

01 May 2020

Chancellor re-elected for a third term

This afternoon, the University of Sydney Senate unanimously agreed to re-appoint Belinda Hutchinson AM to the role of Chancellor for a further four-year term.
28 April 2020

Eddie Woo's study tips for year 12 and the HSC during coronavirus

While HSC students are poised to make a gradual return to classrooms over the coming weeks, studies will continue to be disrupted this year. We asked one of the country's best teachers to share his advice on how to learn and study at home.
28 April 2020

Sydney transforms Master of Commerce to prepare students for future of work

The University of Sydney Business School has transformed the Master of Commerce, with a greater focus on core skills that will be in-demand in future workplaces.
24 April 2020

Statement on JobKeeper Payment scheme

The University Executive believes the University is eligible to receive funding under the recently announced JobKeeper Payment for entities that have been significantly affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19.
22 April 2020

Sydney leads in world university Impact Rankings

Sydney has placed first in Australia and second globally in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, which focus on the twin issues of protecting the environment while addressing inequality through sustainable development.
22 April 2020

Text service to support at-risk respiratory patients during COVID-19

While many hospital services are on pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sydney University researchers have established a free text service to help people with existing chronic respiratory diseases.
21 April 2020

A war, then a pandemic: remembering veteran alumni from 1919

Between 1918-19, the Spanish flu devastated Australia, including many of its World War One veterans. Here are the stories of two of them, who were also University of Sydney alumni.
20 April 2020

ARC Linkage Projects success for Sydney researchers

University of Sydney projects have been awarded more than $2 million in funding in the latest rounds of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects outcomes.