Student News
15 May
Federal Budget: our experts weigh in
We asked our experts for a dissection of last week’s Federal Budget proposals. They’ve analysed what the Budget means for young people, as well as the implications for higher education, which Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence described as “a disaster averted and an opportunity missed”.
Snap your way to TEDxSydney
Fancy free tickets to TEDxSydney for you and a friend? We’re after a ‘snaparazzi’ to be our eyes and ears on the ground and to share the action live from the International Convention Centre on 16 June. All you need to do is send us your ‘snaplication’ before 5pm Friday 26 May!
5 questions to ask about financing postgraduate study
There are plenty of things to consider when deciding whether to do postgrad study, with cost usually topping the list. From student loans and scholarships to subsidised fees and credit for previous study, we've put together a checklist of possible options to finance your postgraduate study.
Teachers we love
Ever had a teacher who made you fall in love with a subject or helped you to stay motivated through gruelling exams? Teachers are the often unsung heroes that inspire us every day. Learn about the teachers who inspired some of our Alumni Award winners when they studied here.
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Study Hub
Enhance your skills, build your future
  • Curious about further study? Register now for our Postgraduate Information Evening on Wednesday 17 May to have all your questions answered.

  • It’s back! The Three Minute Thesis competition challenges you to explain your research topic in just 180 seconds. The winner will receive a cool $1000 cash prize and a spot in the Asia-Pacific final. Registrations close on 20 July.

  • Get out of the classroom and take your study to Kakadu and the Tiwi Islands to make a difference in Aboriginal communities. This is a unique opportunity for students from multiple disciplines. Expressions of interest close on Friday 26 May.
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Research Hub
Academics making waves
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Life outside the classroom

Dates for your diary

16 May How to life: how to live in a sharehouse
16 May Sydney Ideas – The time-travelling brain
17 May Postgraduate Information Evening
17 May SCA Art Talk: New contemporaries panel discussion
22 May Career management for students with disabilities
23 May Rare Bites – Rare books lunchtime talks
25 May USU Lights On Party
26 May USU Language Exchange Party
31 May Sydney Ideas – What’s wrong with our kidneys?
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Keep up to date with important info
  • The University has recently updated its Student Discipline Rule. The new University of Sydney (Student Discipline) Rule 2016 replaces the previous provisions as outlined in Chapter 8 of The University of Sydney By-Law 1999 and contains important information about the management of student misconduct, including reporting, penalties and appeals.
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