Staff News
28 November 2016
Staff News is published each Monday, with updates on the staff intranet throughout the week.
Our graduates ranked fourth in the world for employability
The University has been ranked first in Australia and fourth in the world for graduate employability in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings.
Three staff elected into the Australian Academy of the Humanities
Congratulations to Professor Eric Csapo, Professor Mary Roberts and Associate Professor Nicholas Smith from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Changing the world one scholarship at a time
As they prepare to return home, our latest cohort of international scholarship graduates explain how they will use their experiences at Sydney to make social, economic and cultural changes in their countries.
Five minutes with Niko Tiliopoulos
Be flexible, daring and open-minded. Obstacles are just challenges that test our research resilience and ingenuity.”

The Faculty of Science’s Dr Niko Tiliopoulos shares how courage, University mentors and international partnerships have been key to the success of his research.
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Other news from the intranet
  • From 1 December, student administration activities from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, and the University of Sydney Business School will move to the new central Faculty Services team
  • Associate Professor Margaret Barbour from the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment will this week join the largest all-female expedition to Antarctica, a 20-day journey focusing on women in leadership and climate change.

Visit the staff intranet for the latest news and notices.
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  • Network drive (fs1) upgrades: ICT will upgrade network drives beginning with fs1, between Friday 9 and Sunday 11 December. If you use an fs1 network drive, find out what you need to do before and after that weekend.

  • Changes to payroll processing during Christmas period: We encourage you to check the altered schedule for payroll processing during the December-January holiday period. 
  • Changes to HDR scholarship applications: Join an information session on Monday 5 December to find out about important changes to the higher degree research (HDR) scholarship application process. 
  • Changes to spam email notifications: From Thursday 1 December, your spam email notifications will have a new look and come from a different email address.

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Get involved
  • Westmead forum: You're invited to the final Westmead forum for all staff, students and affiliates on Thursday 8 December. This is your opportunity to ask questions about the University’s strategic contributions to Westmead. Please register by 30 November.
  • Managing@Sydney workshops: There are still spots available for the Managing@Sydney Essentials workshop on Wednesday 7 December. Register through Careerpath.
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What's on at the University this week
See the University's events calendar for a complete list of public events.
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Last week on Yammer...
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