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Join us at one of our upcoming events
We host a number of events to help you discover what it's like to study a bachelor's degree here. Our events are best suited for students from Years 10-12, and include tips on your school subjects, preparing for uni and how to choose a course.

Upcoming events

Join us at an upcoming on-campus, regional or online event to get a taste of what it’s like to study at Sydney. Browse our webinars by area of interest below.

 

Info Day

Friday 16 December

Start your journey to Sydney. Get personalised course advice before finalising your UAC preferences, along with information sessions and campus tours. This is your chance to experience Sydney. Register now to plan your schedule and get the most out of Info Day. We look forward to seeing you on campus!

Mature-age students and non-recent school leavers webinar

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Join us to learn about admission to an undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney as a mature-age student or non-recent school leaver. The webinar will cover: 

  • MySydney scholarship and entry scheme,  
  • Mature-age Entry Scheme, 
  • Transferring from another university or degree 
  • Applying with non-ATAR qualifications 
  • Applying with historic Year 12 studies 
  • Applying for credit for previous study 

This webinar is suitable for domestic students interested in undergraduate study in 2023. 

Wed 7
December
6 -
7 pm AEDT

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now

*Don't forget to convert this into your local time zone.
*A non-recent school leaver is anybody with existing tertiary studies of 1+ years or 2+ years have passed since completing Year 12. A mature-age student is anyone aged 21+.

UAC – understanding preferences and how they work

Join us as we explain the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) preference process, offer rounds and how you can maximise your chances of receiving an offer. We will discuss application timelines, deadlines and using the UAC system to your best advantage. This webinar will help you to confidently order your preferences, navigate multiple UAC offer rounds, and understand what to expect and the next steps when you receive an offer.

This webinar will be delivered in the lead-up to the main UAC offer rounds and will coincide with the change of preference deadlines. Please register for the session most suitable for you.

Friday 16 December

6 pm-7 pm AEDT

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Thursday 5 January

6 pm-7 pm AEDT

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Thursday 19 January

6 pm-7 pm AEDT

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Webinars (Term 4)

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What is Economics?

Economics is a diverse and fascinating discipline that addresses a range of issues that we face in modern life and plays a central role in shaping our society at every level.

Professor Andrew Wait will take you through the level of analytical thinking encouraged in the degree, which will help you interpret the world on a deeper level as you study the behaviour of businesses and industries, governments and countries, and the globe as a whole.

Wed 7 December

5 –
5:30 pm

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Why Study Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering deals with systems that integrate chemical, physical, and biological concepts to design and operate processes and produce materials and products that benefit individual lives and societies around the world. Chemical engineers work on problems at multiple systems scales from molecules to enterprise and to supply chains addressing climate change and the energy transition, but also reducing raw material usage and transitioning to a circular economy, conserving water and resources, and scaling up manufacturing including food, pharmaceuticals and health products. Chemical engineers are versatile problem solvers engaging in systems-level thinking and are leaders in various industry sectors. Wed 7 December 4 –
4:30 pm
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Life in the field: Agriculture, food and animal biosciences Have you wondered what life in the field of agriculture, food, sustainability, and the environment is like? And what jobs are available in this growing sectors? Join this session and learn about what the sector is about, what an average day of work might be like for a agriculture or food scientist, environmental consultant, conservation, or natural resource management professional, and how you can pursue studies towards working in the sector yourself. Wed 30 November  4-4:30 pm AEST Register now

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Exercise Sports Science and Exercise Physiology: Fit for Life Did you know you can use exercise to improve health, well-being and fitness and help manage chronic conditions, disability and injuries? This is in addition to the careers you have probably heard about, improving sporting performance and servicing elite sport. Join us for this webinar to hear more about careers in this developing area Wed 14 December 4-4:30 pm AEST Register now

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Webinars (Term 1)

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Learn a language: Make it Arabic!

Learning languages is very important, but how do you choose the language that’s best for you? In this webinar, you’ll hear why knowledge of Arabic language and culture is increasingly vital from an Australian perspective, and a massive advantage for students.

You’ll meet one of our lecturers in Arabic, Dr Nadia Selim (from the “Arabic with Nadia” YouTube channel), and get a taste of our interactive and AV-rich classes. You’ll also learn about our program, including options for beginner to advanced-level students, and find out why The University of Sydney is the leading choice for Arabic study. Plus, a Q&A at the end will give you a chance to directly discuss your questions with Dr Selim.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Wed 1 February 

4 –
4:30 pm

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Putin, History, and the Ukraine War

Commentary on the Ukraine War is full of historical allusions and comparisons. In his own speeches on the war, Russian President Vladimir Putin often refers to earlier periods in Moscow’s relationship with neighboring regions such as Ukraine—from tsarist times, through the Russian Revolution, to WWII and its aftermath. What is Putin's view of Russian history, and what can this tell us about his view of Russia’s role in the world today?

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Wednesday 1 March 5 - 5:30pm Register now
The Digital History of Human Rights: How a History degree prepares you to work with Big Data

Find out how a team of historians, librarians, and data scientists worked together to reimagine the history of human rights. New digital tools are revolutionising the way in which historians interpret the past. A ‘Big Data’ approach has made it possible for historians to map how human rights movements have evolved over time on an unprecedented scale.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Wednesday 22 March 5 - 5:30pm Register now
Studying Chinese at Sydney: Options, benefits, and opportunities

This webinar is for students considering Chinese Studies at university, from beginners to native speakers and everyone in between. Meet our Chinese Studies lecturers plus past and present students and hear about how Chinese Studies can open doors for you. We’ll cover FAQs such as “Why study a foreign language?” and “Why is Sydney the best choice for language study?”.

By the end, you’ll understand the wide variety of options we offer, the main differences between high school and university study, and the kinds of careers available to students of Chinese. You’ll also hear about cross-institutional study options with overseas universities, and our friendly lecturers and students will answer any questions you have. *Webinar in English.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Wednesday 5 April 5 - 5:30pm Register now
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Pathways to becoming a registered physiotherapist

Interested in improving quality of life? Join us for a discussion with the academic director to discover how our degrees in physiotherapy combine practical learning with clinical placements and prepare you for a fulfilling career. Learn about our new high performance sport study option and pathways to study physiotherapy including via exercise sports science and our new Doctor of Physiotherapy.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Wednesday 8 February  4 - 4:30pm Register now

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Architecture and the Built Environment

Are you interested in becoming an architect or working within the built environment sector? Come along to this webinar to learn about the degree pathways that you can explore to become an accredited architect in Australia as well as the other careers that you can pursue from undertaking one of our degrees in architecture and the built environment.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Wednesday 15 February 5 - 5:30pm Register now
Interaction Design at Sydney

Learn about how our new Bachelor of Design (Interaction Design) will provide you with the innovative technical and social design skills to become a leading-edge designer in today's fast-paced job market. Find out how your passion for creativity and problem solving can be harnessed for a career in digital and visual design.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Wednesday 29 March 5 - 5:30pm Register now

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Life of a Data Scientist

Have you wondered what a day in the life of a data scientist is like? And what jobs might be available in this growing sector? Join us to find out what an average day of work might be like in the field of data science. In this session you will learn about the exciting work being done by data scientists, from how biotechnologies integrated with clinical data can be used to answer scientific questions, to how we developing approaches and methodologies in statistical machine learning and much more.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Wednesday 22 February 4 - 4:30pm Register now
Life of a Marine Scientist

Have you wondered what a day in the life of a marine scientist is like? Join this session to find out what an average day of work might be like in the field of marine and climate science, and learn about how you can work in this field.

Explore this fascinating field and hear how our leading academics and researchers are working to solve big issues in the field, including reversing the damage to our coral reefs, how we address the impact of meteorological events and climate change, the importance of our mangroves and aquatic environments, and much more.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Wednesday 5 April 4 - 4:30pm Register now
Life of a Health Scientist

Have you wondered what a day in the life of a health scientist might be like? And what jobs might be available? Health is one of Australia's fastest growing employment sectors. Join Dr Leigh Wilson to find out what an average day of work might be like in the field of health science and about our specialist Health program. Learn about how health scientists address broad issues in healthcare and work to improve health and wellbeing for individuals, families and communities worldwide

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Wednesday 22 March 4 - 4:30pm Register now

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Why study Project Management?

Join us to learn more about the Bachelor of Project Management. This course provides you with the knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to succeed in today's business environment. You’ll learn the fundamentals of project management in an industry context, from theory to technical application in real-world environments.

Studying project management opens the door to a wide range of careers in industries including engineering, computer programming, healthcare, construction, major events management, mining, and finance. Be the go-to person to get the job done in any industry!

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Wednesday 1 March 4 - 4:30pm Register now
Bachelor of Advanced Computing

Want to work for a major tech company like Microsoft, Oracle and Google? Or launch your own start-up? Then the Bachelor of Advanced Computing could be for you. Specialise in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Software Development or Computational Data Science, as well as a second major from our shared pool of 100+ majors from across the University. From intelligent drones to virtual reality apps, cybersecurity to the Internet of Things, you will learn the design principles and programming skills to build the systems behind emerging technologies. Carve your own unique path with our accredited and flexible advanced computing program.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings

Wednesday 29 March 4 - 4:30pm Register now

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Pathways to studying Law

Interested in studying law or becoming a lawyer? Join us to find out about the pathways that you can take to enter our Bachelor of Law program and how it will help set you up for success in your career aspirations for law. Learn about the different degree combinations that you can choose from to further specialise your knowledge and skills in the legal field of your interest.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Wednesday 8 March 4 - 4:30pm Register now

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Share your passion for learning as a Secondary Teacher

Are you looking to become a qualified high school teacher or education professional? Join our webinar and hear what Associate Professor Kelly Freebody has to say about the new Secondary Education degree. The combination of Arts or Science study, Education units and professional placements provides our graduates with the knowledge and skills they need to be outstanding teachers and future leaders.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Wednesday 8 March 5 - 5:30pm Register now

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Bachelor of Commerce: Internships, Study Tours and other Work-ready Learning Experiences

Discover how our Bachelor of Commerce will prepare you for the future of work. Find out how you will gain an edge with guaranteed, work-ready learning experiences integrated throughout your degree from our award-winning teams. From internships and global mobility opportunities to consulting projects and cultural immersion programs, discover how you can choose your own unique path to achieve your personal career goals.

You will also learn about the many ways you can combine your interests with our range of dynamic business majors as well as over 100 study areas from our shared pool of majors/minors.

*Our graduates are ranked 1st in Australia and 4th globally for employability by the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

Wednesday 15 March 4 - 5:00pm Register now

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