Student News
27 March
The A-Z of campus trivia
Ever wondered why there aren’t any banks in Bank Building? Do you know which building on campus used to manufacture Bonds singlets and which was a CSIRO lab? Discover some weird and wonderful facts of the Uni’s past in our A-Z of campus trivia.
Where could your degree take you?
If you’re keen to go exchange, but aren’t sure where to start, we’ve got you covered with these 4 simple steps. Head to the Sydney Abroad Fair and International Day on 4 April to learn all about the 270 programs on offer.
What makes Sydney Uni graduates Australia’s most employable?
We looked behind the rankings to find out why our graduates are the most employable in Australia. Have a look through the programs and opportunities on offer to help you get career-ready.

Pass the time with a podcast
Sunshine and lunch breaks or rainy days and public transport – it’s always a good time for a podcast. Our Sydney Ideas series brings you provocative talks from leading experts, on controversial issues from the Dakota Access Pipeline to power in the Middle East and mass surveillance.
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Study Hub
Enhance your skills, build your future

  • Congratulations to four Sydney Uni students who have been awarded Westpac Asian Exchange scholarships that will see them study for up to 12 months at leading Asian universities.

  • “One of the most exciting things in science is finding a new question to ask,” says theoretical biologist Stuart Kauffman. Read his interview with PhD student Emanuele Crosato.

  • Help Dymocks reinvigorate its brand for your chance to win $5000 while gaining great marketing experience.

  • Verge Gallery is showcasing two exhibitions by Australian artists reflecting on their migrant histories and cultural ties with Indonesia.

  • Become a champion for change and help make Sydney an open and inclusive environment by participating in our new cultural competence modules. Register now via Blackboard.
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Research Hub
Academics making waves
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Life outside the classroom

  • You weren’t imagining it – Sydney’s summer temperatures were three degrees higher than average this year. Join us for a special Sydney Ideas forum on 6 April as our experts weigh in on climate change.

  • It’s your last chance to apply for your chance to study in sunny California. Applications close at midnight tonight.

  • Final call for nominations for the 2017 SUPRA elections.  Nominations close at 7pm tonight.

  • Get your free tickets to an orchestral concert at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. The event on Friday 31 March will celebrate Professor Anne Boyd’s ongoing contribution to music.
  • Celebrate Youth Week on 7 April with an activity-packed night including human-sized foosball, DJs, group karaoke and a BBQ. Register now.
Dates for your diary 

28 March USU’s How to Life – job hunting
28 March USU’s Free English Workshop
28 March CAPS workshop – building relationships
28 March Women in Wikipedia edit-a-thon
29 March Sydney Ideas – The origins of crony capitalism in China
30 March Sydney Ideas – Abolish slavery in my smartphone
30 March CAPS workshop – postgraduate research success
30 March Teach Abroad Fair
31 March Sydney Ideas – Global warming: the mass bleaching of corals
4 April Sydney Abroad Fair and International Day
5 April CAPS workshop – winning attitudes

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Keep up to date with important info
  • Are you an architecture, education and social work, law, SCA or Conservatorium student? Your faculty-based student admin services counter and office will change from 27 March. Your faculty counters will no longer provide student admin support. You can find info on student admin and more on our new website or contact us for help.

  • Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Support Team has changed its name to the Mana Yura Student Support Team. Mana means a gathering of Aboriginal people, while Yura refers to people of the Eora nation – the traditional owners of the land on which the University is located. Find out more about the Mana Yura team's services.

  • Due to building works, Barff Road (Camperdown Campus) will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles from 1 to 13 April. Vehicles can access the Law School carpark via the Parramatta Rd gates, while pedestrians should take Eastern Avenue.
  • Due to maintenance, the air-conditioning in Footbridge Theatre will be out of order until 23 April. We apologise for the inconvenience. 
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