INSPIRED stories

Westpac opens doors to Asian adventure

A new Asian cultural adventure beckons for undergraduate students with an eye for Australia’s role in Asia. Westpac Bicentennial Foundation in partnership with the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne has announced the launch of its inaugural Asian Exchange scholarship.

Pave the Way: one day, two causes

Education and medical breakthroughs are two of the major ways in which we can make lives better. On 16 September the University of Sydney community came together to help support two important causes.

Kenny and the Chromosomes

When University of Sydney PhD candidate Kenny Sabir isn’t composing music he is deconstructing chromosomes. The musician and information technologies student won the University’s recent Three Minute Thesis finals with his presentation on understanding chromosomes’ structures.

Generous grant paves the way for prostate cancer research

The University recognises International Prostate Cancer Awareness month with the announcement of a grant from the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia. The grant to Sydney Medical School has funded potentially life-saving prostate cancer research that aims to identify better treatment options tailored to progressive prostate cancer.

Leading the charge

The John Grill Centre for Project Leadership at the University of Sydney has this week welcomed its first cohort of major project professionals to commence its new Executive Leadership in Major Projects program.

Celebrating the Founders’ Circle

The University of Sydney welcomes new inductees into the Founders’ Circle – a growing society of people who have an indelible effect on who we are today.