Student News
29 May
 
National Reconciliation Week
This week, we celebrate our journey toward reconciliation. We recognise the achievements made so far, 50 years after the 1967 referendum and 25 years since the Mabo decision, and look forward to more work ahead. Reflecting on our nation’s history, we spoke with 10 Indigenous staff and students to discuss what Reconciliation Week means to them. Take your own steps in the journey to achieving reconciliation by getting involved in our week-long program of events. 


Give yourself a $10,000 kick start
Do you have an idea that could make a significant impact on society? Pitch your concept at our Innovation Week Student Challenge for your chance to win grant funding, internships and academic mentoring. Register your interest now and start attending workshops.
Taking the stress out of networking
We hear the word thrown around a lot, but how do you actually, er … ‘network’? Ahead of the ENID x NOW networking event, alumna and ENID co-founder Nina Khoury gave us her top five tips for turning networking into a stress-free chat.
Exchange applications close soon
Could you be starting 2018 in Tokyo, Colorado or Paris? Don’t get left behind – applications for exchange in Semester 1 2018 close on Thursday 8 June, so get in quickly! To make your application shine, attend an information session this week and read up on these exchange myths.
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Study Hub
Enhance your skills, build your future
  • Keen to spice up your course next semester with an interdisciplinary project addressing key contemporary issues? We’ve partnered with the NSW Parliament to offer two new units of study for students from across the University to collaborate on research projects investigating real-world impact on topics such as social media, drones and privacy. Submit your application before 9 June (places are limited and subject to eligibility requirements).

  • Interested in medical science? In 2018, we’ll be launching more than 100 applied medical science projects, including a new major. 
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Research Hub
Academics making waves
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Extracurricular

Life outside the classroom

  • Let us know who and what you’d like to hear about at this year’s Raising the Bar when it takes over Sydney’s best bars this October.

  • ICYMI: Sydney Writers' Festival wrapped up yesterday and we had students on the scene throughout the week interviewing authors. Hear what they discovered down at Walsh Bay from ethics and Roald Dahl villains to the Pleasures of Leisure.
  • Lend a hand at the USU’s Birthing Kits Packing Day on 1 June, to help disadvantaged women around the world give birth safely.
  • If you can’t remember the last time you bought a newspaper, you’re not alone. Come along to Outside the Square’s panel discussion on 22 June for an illuminating conversation on social media and the news. Register now.
Dates for your diary

30 May Key Thinkers Forum
30 May Sydney Ideas – Australian literature with Jane Gleeson-White
31 May What’s wrong with our kidneys?
31 May Sydney Ideas – Arts and Aboriginal Australia
1 June ENID x NOW Networking
1 June Birthing Kits Packing Day
1 June Sydney Juris Doctor 101: An insider’s guide
5 June Sydney Ideas – Civil wars: a history in ideas
5 June Sydney Environment Institute – A Plastic Ocean film screening.
6 June Food [At] Sydney – Eating in the city
7 June CAPS workshop – managing exam anxiety



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