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25 July 2022

Type of early-onset dementia now more detectable

Researchers and clinicians at the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre have developed a free, online, clinician-administered tool that could greatly increase the likelihood of early detection of primary progressive aphasia, paving the way for enhanced treatment.
17 July 2022

Sydney rocketry students announced as world champions

The USYD Rocketry Team was announced as the overall winner of the Spaceport America Cup intercollegiate rocketry competition, having competed in the 30,000 feet Commercial Off-The-Shelf launch and payload categories.
15 July 2022

Sydney Welcome Festival wins award

The University of Sydney Union has won the Student Experience Network Award for Best Orientation Experience for the Semester 1 2022 Welcome Festival. The festival was part of an expanded welcome program to celebrate the reopening of campus after nearly two years of remote learning.
22 June 2022

Sentient Paper exhibition celebrates artistry and innovation

The Chau Chak Wing Museum celebrates the dynamism and history of paper in a new exhibition that explores technology, ideology and artistry.
22 June 2022

Sydney Policy Lab Director announced

The University of Sydney has appointed Dr Kate Harrison Brennan Director of Sydney Policy Lab, a multidisciplinary research initiative that fosters unique collaborations with people from different backgrounds to generate new knowledge and solutions.
22 June 2022

University community recognised with Queen's Birthday Honours

The University of Sydney congratulates our impressive alumni and staff who have been acknowledged in the Queen's Birthday 2022 Honours List.

22 June 2022

How we're addressing modern slavery

The University of Sydney has released its second Modern Slavery Statement as required under the Modern Slavery Act - outlining our commitment to human rights, strategy to address modern slavery and drive collaboration to make change, and actions taken to date.
20 June 2022

The Sydney student helping others reach university

A scholarship to the University of Sydney changed Kawana Crowe's life. Now the 20-year-old Wiradjuri woman from Macksville wants to help other rural, regional and Indigenous students find a pathway to university.
16 June 2022

Honorary Fellowship awarded to distinguished lawyer

Adjunct Professor Richard Fisher AM, former University General Counsel, has been awarded the title of Honorary Fellow of the University.
09 June 2022

Honorary Fellowship awarded to University sportsman

Rodney Tubbs, an alumnus of the University, has received an Honorary Fellowship for his ongoing dedication to the University of Sydney's sport and fitness community.