STUDENT NEWS

FRIDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2013

Business degrees ranked best in Australia

Two prestigious postgraduate degrees in the University of Sydney Business School have been ranked number one in Australia. The Master of Management program was ranked as one of the top five in Asia by the Financial Times newspaper. The Australian Financial Review's BOSS Magazine recognised the University's Global Executive MBA as the best in Australia.

Six new undergrad scholarships

A number of leading Australian companies have created new scholarships at the University to commemorate the long and distinguished career of renowned Australian businessman James Strong AO. Find out more

Cambridge scholarship for Sydney graduates

Two graduates from the University of Sydney have received scholarships to complete research into solar cells and cognitive science at the University of Cambridge. Find out more

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NOTICES

Student health and wellbeing

Find out more about workshops to help with managing exam anxiety.

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GET INVOLVED

Last chance to check out the student accommodation test pods

This Friday is your last day to check out the student accommodation pods on Eastern Avenue, Camperdown Campus. There are five rooms for you to explore. Have your say on which one is your favourite for your chance to win a range of great prizes.

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CAREERS AND FURTHER STUDY

 26 SEP  | Science postgraduate information evening

Find out about the postgraduate programs offered by the faculties of Science, Veterinary Science and Agriculture and Environment. Register or find out more

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EVENTS

 SEP  | Sydney Ideas

Upcoming Sydney Ideas events include a special presentation by scientist David Suzuki; the China dream; why diets fail and the issues Australia will face in the next 10 years.
Upcoming Sydney Ideas events include a special presentation by scientist David Suzuki; the China dream; why diets fail and the issues Australia will face in the next 10 years.

24 SEP | China dream

The Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Sydney, Mr Li Huaxin, will deliver a special China Studies Centre Distinguished Speaker Lecture on the China dream.

25 SEP | 21st century medicine series – why diets (usually) fail

A major reason why diets fail is that the body responds to energy restriction with a 'famine reaction' that increases appetite and ultimately stimulates fat accumulation. What does research tell us about the scientifically based strategies that may reduce the intensity of the famine reaction?
 
25 SEP | David Suzuki

Scientist and author David Suzuki has had a pivotal role in raising awareness of environmental issues globally. Join us for a special presentation by him on campus.

26 SEP | Pushing our luck

Now the election is over, what are the 10 big issues that will shape this country over the next 10 years and beyond? Centre for Policy Development executive director Miriam Lyons leads Geoff Gallop, Roy Green, Ian McAuley and Jane Caro in a vibrant discussion and debate.

 29 OCT  | In conversation with pipa virtuoso Wu Man

Named 2013 Musician of the Year by Musical America, Wu Man is recognised as the world’s premier pipa artist. Catch this special Sydney Ideas and Confucius Institute event, 'In conversation with pipa virtuoso Wu Man'. The event is free and you need to register.

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