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15 April 2020

Volunteer program helps teenagers develop emotional intelligence

Being a teenager is more complicated than it's ever been. With so much cultural white noise, many young people fail to learn key life skills or recognise the positive qualities within themselves. Founded by psychology graduates, The Helmsman Project aims to put them back on an even keel.
06 April 2020

Five things that will help fight the coronavirus

Experts from the Sydney Policy Lab want to empower citizens and policymakers to help stop the COVID-19 spread, and build a better future once it dissipates.
03 April 2020

Quantum computing at the nanoscale

The challenges are so enormous there are quantum computing sceptics who doubt the technology is even possible. That only makes the advances happening at the Sydney Nanoscience Hub even more remarkable.
31 March 2020

Global alliance commits to welfare of "bewildered and anxious" students

The Chair of the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education, Professor Greg Whitwell, says the international network of business schools will do its best to safeguard students and help them to graduate in what he describes as "dark times".
17 March 2020

The dos and don'ts of coronavirus self-isolation

People should avoid contact with any person in their household who has tested positive for COVID-19 or is awaiting test results, writes Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott.
15 March 2020

Confirmed case of COVID-19

Six locations on the University of Sydney campus are being intensively cleaned today (Sunday 15 March) after a student was diagnosed with COVID-19 on the weekend.
13 March 2020

University of Sydney update regarding COVID-19

Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence today sought advice from NSW's Chief Medical Officer to confirm whether any extra measures were needed to better protect the health of staff and students, and the broader community.
06 March 2020

Facts about student relocations

The University of Sydney is planning for several scenarios in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak, including the safe and appropriate housing of all our students living in our University-owned accommodation.
03 March 2020

Three Australian Academy of Science award winners

The outstanding contributions to science of three of our researchers have been recognised by the Australian Academy of Science.
03 March 2020

Safeguarding against the financial impact of COVID-19

The University of Sydney today announced a series of measures to safeguard the institution from the growing economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis.