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Planning to study with us in 2021?
Join us for this exclusive online webinar series to learn more about the areas of study you are interested in.

Designed with international students in mind, this series will help you address important questions about studying overseas and at the University of Sydney.

About the event

Hear from our world-class academics who will present on a range of topics, including course structures and careers possibilities, as well as from alumni and current students who will be sharing their experience of studying with us.

What to expect

  1. Find a session.
  2. Complete registration on Zoom.
  3. You will receive a confirmation email with a unique join link.
  4. We will send you a reminder closer to the event.

26, 27 and 30 November

Timetable

Take a deeper look at Media and Communications degrees

Date: Thursday 26 November
Time: 8-8.50pm (AEDT)

Our media and communications degrees are future-focused, exploring real-world issues and trends. If you're thinking about studying digital cultures or media and communication, join us for a Q&A and taster class on Virtual Reality taken from courses offered in media and communication degrees.

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Economics masterclass: A study of how we really decide

Date: Friday 27 November
Time: 6-6.50pm (AEDT)

If you're thinking about studying economics, join us for a taster class taken from courses offered in the Bachelor and Master of Economics. Behavioural economics combines psychology and economics and aims to understand economic decision making, such as understanding the factors of why an individual or group of people would buy one product over another.

Presented by: Professor Agnieszka Tymula

Discover the online learning experience in visual arts and moving image

Date: Friday 27 November
Time: 7-7.50pm (AEDT)

If you're thinking about enrolling in visual art or moving image degree with us, join this session to discover what you'll experience at Sydney College of the Arts. Find out how we use innovative, virtual technologies to deliver high-quality online learning experience during Covid-19 and take a look at the newly revitalised multimillion-dollar facilities you'll access once you arrive on campus. You can find out how you'll benefit from our industry-leading degrees, and have the chance to ask any final questions you have about studying at Sydney University. 

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The University of Sydney Business School: Discover collaborative online learning at the Business School

Date: Thursday 26 November
Time: 7-7.50pm (AEDT)

Join this session to hear directly from our academics and students who will be sharing insights into the online learning experience at the Business School.

Find out how our innovative academics are reimagining the classroom experience and creating an immersive collaborative learning environment for students, both remotely and on-campus. Learn about the added support available such as our Peer Mentoring and PASS programs, dedicated Career and Employability Office (CEO), and the vast array of Business-affiliated clubs and societies, from consulting, networking to young entrepreneur clubs to name just a few. Come along with your questions and discover why there is no better place to study Business than at Sydney.

Presented by:

  • Professor John Shields - Academic Director (International)
  • Janine Coupe - Lecturer in Discipline of Accounting
  • Alex Zhou - Current fifth-year student, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws

Learning through real-world experiences at the Business School

Date: Monday 30 November
Time: 6-6.50pm (AEDT)

Coming to university is not just about studying. From internships and placements, to study tours, exchange and immersion programs, there is a range of real-world learning opportunities available to Business School undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Join this session to find out more about our Industry Placement Program and the award-winning Job Smart, an employability and career coaching program exclusive to international students. Put classroom learning into practice throughout your studies, solve real-world problems by working with leading global firms, and prepare yourself for the evolving landscape of business by gaining career-relevant experience at the University of Sydney Business School.

Presented by:

  • Professor Suresh Cuganesan – Associate Dean (Student Success and Mobility)
  • Associate Professor Rachael Hains-Wesson – Director, Work Integrated Learning
  • Ruiqi (Rickie) Zhang – Current student, Master of Professional Accounting
  • Tu Quynh (Quinn) Nguy – Current student, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Advanced Studies

Future opportunities with computer science

Date: Friday 27 November
Time: 8-8.50pm (AEDT)

AI, data science, cloud services, cybersecurity are some of the many enabling technologies in our daily life, for example, shopping, education, entertainment, social networking. Do not miss this opportunity to ride the wave if you are about to start university. If you are already in the workforce, you definitely need to upskill yourself with a postgraduate coursework degree, or even with a research degree in computer science.

Presented by: Professor Josiah Poon - Senior Lecturer, School of Computer Science

Discover Bachelor of Engineering

Date: Monday 30 November
Time: 6-6.50pm (AEDT)

What does an engineer do and how will choosing Sydney to study engineering prepare you for this rewarding and exciting career?

This talk will cover the skills an engineer requires to be successful, the different types of engineering, and how the professors and students at the University of Sydney work together to deliver a great student experience.

Presented by: Associate Professor Tim Wilkinson - Associate Dean, Student Life

Future of lawyers

Date: Thursday 26 November
Time: 7-7.50pm (AEDT)

Lawyers and judges will be replaced by AI? Join Professor Simon Bronitt to learn about innovation in the law profession and how to future proof your career in a world of uncertainty and high "Automation Anxiety" and the role lawyers can play in this rapidly changing environment.

Presented by: Professor Simon Bronitt - Head of Law School and Dean

Innovative online teaching in health sciences

Date: Thursday 26 November
Time: 6-6.50pm (AEDT)

Our accredited health profession degrees provide you with the opportunity to register as a licensed health professional after graduation. We also offer degrees for current health professionals to get further in their careers. The path to get to this stage might change due to Covid-19, but the outcome is the same - you will be a competent graduate, with additional skills in digital health. Hear from our experts in Speech Language Pathology and Health Sciences as they outline innovative new ways to each in health.

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Your future in medical science, nutrition and health

Date: Friday 27 November
Time: 7-7.50pm (AEDT)

We offer a range of majors, from applied medical science to human movement to nutrition science, all available in our science degrees.

We have a global reputation for research excellence, top international rankings, and award-winning researchers and projects, so you will learn from the best in the fields of health, nutrition and medical science.

Technological transformations in healthcare are opening up new career opportunities and our graduates are in great demand, with many of our graduates improving lives in Australia and across the world.

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Synthesising Sound with Ben Carey: A Digital Music Workshop

Date: Friday 27 November
Time: 8-8.50pm (AEDT)

Digital Music and Media at the Conservatorium sees students developing skills in the areas of electronic music production, composition, studio recording, and interactive audio-visual media. Our students are challenged to think about new ways of creating sound using electronic and digital media, and sound synthesis forms a large part of their practice. In this hands-on session, we will break-down and explore some basic concepts of sound synthesis using some custom-designed and commercially available software synthesisers*. Digital Music and Media is a stream of the Bachelor of Music degree. A number of courses from this area of study can also be taken as electives by students in other degrees at The Conservatorium!

*A link to download the software will be provided by email a few days before the workshop. Please ensure you have access to a computer with the software on the evening of the workshop.

Presented by: Dr Benjamin Carey - Lecturer Composition and Music Technology

Your future in medical science, nutrition and health

Date: Friday 27 November
Time: 7-7.50pm (AEDT)

We offer a range of majors, from applied medical science to human movement to nutrition science, all available in our science degrees.

We have a global reputation for research excellence, top international rankings, and award-winning researchers and projects, so you will learn from the best in the fields of health, nutrition and medical science.

Technological transformations in healthcare are opening up new career opportunities and our graduates are in great demand, with many of our graduates improving lives in Australia and across the world.

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Science at Sydney: Discover your opportunities

Date: Monday 30 November
Time: 7-7.50pm (AEDT)

Discover the opportunities available in science at the University of Sydney.

This session will provide a broad overview of the undergraduate and postgraduate programs available at the University of Sydney. Science embodies a way of questioning, testing and analysing the world so you can draw conclusions based on evidence. It allows you to develop a range of transferable skills such as critical thinking, analysis and problem-solving. At the University of Sydney, we have a global reputation for research excellence, top international rankings and award-winning researchers and projects. You will learn to innovate, discover and tackle worldwide issues.

Presented by: Amanda Setiadi - Faculty Liaison Manager (Science), Sydney Future Students

Your future in Psychology

Date: Monday 30 November
Time: 8-8.50pm (AEDT)

Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of human behaviour and cognition. The University of Sydney is ranked 27th* in the world for psychology, reflecting our reputation for quality research and education in this area. We are also invested in the future work prospects of all of our students. Our academic staff in psychology are fantastic educators, publishing widely in their fields of expertise and internationally recognised for their research. You will learn from leading psychologists and psychological scientists who share their knowledge and experiences in the classroom, so you can be at the forefront of innovations in the field. 

Presented by: Associate Professor Ian Johnston - Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020