To celebrate our diverse international student community, and to mark over 100 years since we welcomed the first international students to our University, we're hosting a range of events and activities throughout Semester 2.
Over a century ago, we welcomed the first international students to our community. Since then, students from more than 135 different countries continue to choose our University, building our rich and diverse community on campus as well as our active, global alumni networks.
To celebrate over 100 years of welcoming international students to our community, we're hosting a range of events and activities on campus throughout Semester 2, including a celebratory BBQ, art exhibition and symposium.
Find out what's happening on campus and how you can get involved.
Join us on campus Wednesday 16 August from 12 to 2 pm for our celebratory BBQ event. This special event, sponsored by the Vice-Chancellor, includes a range of activities to celebrate our global community, including:
Join us on campus Thursday 17 August from 10 am to 3 pm at The Square (Arena Sports Centre) to take part in a mixed soccer tournament. There will be free food, live music and plenty of fun soccer to get involved in. Players of all abilities are welcome to participate.
The 100 years of global connections exhibition, set to be held in September–November, will feature a range of creative works by current students. The exhibition will reflect on the past 100 years of global connections and celebrate our diverse student communities.
This student-led symposium aims to gather academics, student representatives, and staff to share their insights on international students’ experiences at the University of Sydney. The symposium will be held on Thursday 19 October and include key note speakers and two panel discussions; ‘learning and teaching in a culturally diverse environment in Australia’ and ‘researching in a higher education context in Australia.’ Find out more about the symposium and opportunities to get involved.
The digital storytelling project seeks to raise awareness of the contributions of our international student cohort. Students are invited to share a range of digital materials for the collection, including photographs, recordings, personal diaries and artworks. Share your contribution on the SUPRA Padlet page (log in with your University email and UniKey), for the chance to be featured in the collection.