Skip to main content
University_

2017

Articles

20 September 2017

10 surprising things you can study alongside your degree

We’ve reimagined the way we teach, expanding the parameters of ‘the classroom’. You can feed your curiosity with over 100 new courses in our new Open Learning Environment (OLE).

13 September 2017

Why all of your UAC preferences matter

So how do UAC preferences actually work – and how can you make them work for you? We spoke with one of our recruitment experts to find out the top tips for making the most of your UAC preferences.
11 September 2017

Double degrees and double majors: are they worth it?

Double degree versus double major or combined degree – what do they actually mean and why choose them over a single major? Here's our advice to help you decide for yourself.
16 August 2017

5 reasons why you should do a one-year honours degree at Sydney

An honours degree is your next step if you’re seeking a competitive edge in your career, want to become an expert in your field or kickstart your pathway to a PhD.

16 August 2017

How to write an award-winning essay

What’s the secret to writing an essay worthy of an HD? Henry Maher, the 2016 co-winner of the Wentworth Medal, and Associate Professor Mark Byron, lecturer of English, share their tips.
28 July 2017

6 jobs you've probably never heard of

Ever heard of a spatial micro performance designer? What about a creative technologist, or an urban agriculturalist? Synthetic systems biologist, anyone? No? Well, you have now.
25 July 2017

What is a "start-up", actually?

The term ‘start-up’ gets thrown around so often, but does anyone really know what it means? All businesses start somewhere – so what actually makes a ‘start-up’ special and how is it different to a traditional business?
20 July 2017

How to deal with homesickness

As amazing as Australia is for study, we know there’s no place like home. It’s completely normal to feel homesick sometimes. We asked our international students to share how they overcame this common feeling.
19 July 2017

5 tips for making the most of LinkedIn

You don’t need a lot of industry connections or experience to use LinkedIn. These tips will help you to build your professional profile while you’re still a university student.
14 July 2017

How to prepare for the future of work

Our undergraduate curriculum provides the flexibility and choice that will set you up for a career you haven’t even thought of, yet.