Student News
19 June
The jacaranda cometh
The Quad has been missing a very important presence for a while now … but not for much longer. The earth mounds give it away – yes, the jacaranda’s return is nigh. Our world-famous icon will also be joined by a new friend – a native flame tree. Stay tuned for more updates.

In the meantime, reminisce with 9 surprising moments in the life of the original Quad Jacaranda.
5 things to remember at exam time
Feeling stressed and anxious is completely normal as you embark on the next two weeks of exams, but there are ways to help you keep on an even keel and develop skills so you can perform at your best. Good luck!
Gaming with Jordan Raskopoulos
Comedian. Sydney Uni alumna. TEDxSydney speaker. EPIC GAMER. The multi-talented Jordan Raskopoulos was one of many highlights at last Friday’s TEDxSydney, and we had the pleasure of sitting down with her to play a few rounds of our very own Warhammer-inspired, 3D-printed Sydney Uni board game. You read that correctly – check it out.

SCA student and author Oxford-bound
With two novels to her name and a third underway, 23-year-old Sophie Hardcastle has a limitless appetite for writing and learning and has been rewarded with a highly prestigious new scholarship to study at the University of Oxford. Bravo, Sophie!
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Study Hub
Enhance your skills, build your future
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Life outside the classroom

  • Entries remain open for the USU’s new Creative Awards in the fields of art, words and music. Submit your entries now.

Dates for your diary

20 June Sydney Ideas – Turning urban
21 June Sydney Ideas – That’s what she said: women in politics
22 June Outside the Square: Is this working?
26 June Sydney Ideas – What matters in social change? The uncertain significance of caring 
27 June Sydney Ideas – How can design-led thinking improve health and wellbeing?
27 June  Sydney Ideas – The war in Syria: the destruction of culture and abuses of human rights
1 July Last day of exams and the end of semester

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Research Hub
Academics making wave
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Keep up to date with important info
  • As you’ve probably noticed, Camperdown Campus is abuzz with construction activity. Take care when getting around, especially if you’re a phone zombie.

  • Over the exam period (19 June to 1 July), the Student Centre will be open from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday, and 8.30am to 2.30pm Saturday.
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