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Life at Sydney

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

Day 1 - Thursday 26 November

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

Day 2 - Friday 27 November

 

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

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.

Presented by:

Day 3 - Monday 30 November

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)
  • 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

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

Careers in Arts and Social Sciences!

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

Do you want to follow your passions but unsure which careers you can pursue as an Arts and Social Sciences graduate? The problem-solving, cross-cultural and critical thinking skills of our graduates make them resilient leaders sought out by employers. Join us for an inspiring panel discussion and hear from our students and alumni who have followed exciting career pathways.

The panel discussion will be followed by Q&A in which you can have your questions about studying Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney answered.

Presented by: Pavel Grozdov – Faculty Liaison Assistant, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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