Student News
14 March 2016
  
Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair
It’s never too early to start thinking about your career, so make sure you check out the Graduate Jobs and Internships Fair on Thursday 17 March. Join us from 12-3pm in the Great Hall and MacLaurin Hall to meet employers from a huge range of fields, who will be on the lookout to recruit our students. Download the Sydney Uni Careers Fair app to find out more about the event, or read more here.
Out in the field with students in Java
Recently our students joined forces with students from Gadjah Mada University (UGM) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, to participate in a two-week field school program in Java. They learnt more about the importance of creative industries in the region and were exposed to new ideas and ways of looking at their areas of study. Learn more about their experience. (Photo: @matthewrwebb)

Have you activated SydPay yet?
SydPay is the University’s new tap-and-go system for paying for your printing and copying needs. If you enrolled before 2016, all you need to do is activate your existing student card once and you’re set. Simply take your card to the SydPay encoding hubs at Fisher Library or SciTech Library where friendly staff will have your card ready to go very quickly. Take advantage of extended services at the encoding hubs up until the Easter break. Plus, top up your account before this Friday 18 March and you could win a $500 JB Hi-Fi voucher or other great prizes! Find out more.
Quidditch club 2015 in review
The Sydney University Quidditch Society had their most successful year thus far in 2015. After finishing the season ranked third in both the NSW state competition and the nationals, 2016 is shaping up to be just as exciting! Check out last year’s highlight reel

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STUDENT LIFE
Inside the Sydney Nanoscience Hub
The new Sydney Nanoscience Hub is already making headlines. 7 News Sydney went behind the scenes, checking out the state-of-the-art facilities and chatting to people working in the hub.
Student Leadership Academy launch
The new Student Leadership Academy has its launch event on Wednesday 16 March. The academy is run by students, administered by faculty, and aimed at developing practical leadership skills for real-world applications. Their first challenge is to work in teams to develop innovative ideas for the future of Dymocks. Register here for the academy launch event.

Switch off for Earth Hour
At 8.30pm on Saturday 19 March the University joins millions around the world who will switch off major lighting for Earth Hour. And don’t forget to participate in Earth Hour’s #PlacesWeLove Photo Competition. Visit our website for more sustainable initiatives at Sydney Uni.

Study
  • Mindfulness, presentation skills and managing perfectionism – check out this week’s CAPS workshops.
Get involved
  • Applications close soon for the Sydney Genesis program, our cross-faculty start-up incubator that supports hundreds of students’ business ideas each year. Apply before 20 March
  • The University of Sydney Union has launched its new online news hub, Pulp, where you can get the latest on what’s happening on and off campus. Written by students for students.
  • The Sydney Biennale kicks off this weekend. If you’re heading along, look out for the work by Lauren Brincat, resident artist at Sydney College of the Arts and one of our graduates.
  • Show your support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) members of our community by attending Ally Network training. Register here to attend the training session, held on 23 March.
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EVENTS
14 March Brian Lobel presents ‘Ball and other funny stories about cancer’
16 March Law careers fair
16 March  Student leadership academy launch
16 March Professor Ian Hodder presents ‘Understanding Çatalhöyük and the origins of settled life’
17 March Graduate jobs and internships fair
17 March Wingara Mura strategy presentation by Professor Shane Houston
17 March Europe and the Arab uprisings five years on: the betrayal of democracy
19 March Verge gallery panel discussion: cultivating conversation
21 March Professor Akram Khater presents Beyond the ‘clash of civilisations’: Arab diasporas and transnational identities
22 March INCUBATE Demo Day Summer 2016: Class 7

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