Topic archives: Sydney University

Fundraise or perish: how wooing big donors became big business for Aussie unis

May 3, 2017

Years of federal budget cuts have forced Australian unis to look for cash injections elsewhere, writes journalist at The Citizen Anders Furze.

How a Labor powerbroker stopped a Co-op coup

April 3, 2017 2

University students have tried and failed to expel the directors of the Co-op bookshop chain over governance concerns, writes freelance journalist Jeremy Nadel.

Rundle: the problem with unis taking cash to build biased research centres

March 28, 2017 17

Things have gone to pot at the Sydney University Centre for Identifying Americanism.

Sydney Uni scholarship prioritises men over women

February 9, 2017

It isn't the only scholarship to have unusual or out-of-date criteria.

Daily Telegraph exaggerated Nazi lecture claim

August 24, 2016 1

Context is key.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

August 24, 2016 1

Bernardi and Nazis ... who will run Nine? ... senators hide ...

Peter Singer deals death blow to anti-euthanasia crowd at Sydney Uni

Peter Singer deals death blow to anti-euthanasia crowd at Sydney Uni

August 14, 2015 11

A debate about the merits of voluntary euthanasia filled Sydney Town Hall to capacity last night.

Jake Lynch ‘relieved’ to be cleared of serious misconduct

Jake Lynch ‘relieved’ to be cleared of serious misconduct

May 27, 2015 4

Jake Lynch has been cleared of charges of anti-Semitism for his actions during an anti-Israel protest at Sydney University.

Why Jake Lynch was waving money around at an anti-Israel protest

Why Jake Lynch was waving money around at an anti-Israel protest

March 25, 2015 14

Jake Lynch is a long-time supporter of Palestine, but he has shown no evidence of anti-Semitism, whatever his ideological enemies might say, writes Sydney University senior lecturer Nick Riemer

Tips and rumours

February 19, 2013

Just what were those R&D perks for big business anyway? ... News cuts in Adelaide ... legal woes at Sydney University postgrad club ...

Sydney Uni staff cuts: a public university should not be for sale

March 28, 2012 11

In the public interest, the intangible values underpinning academic life need to be restored to their rightful place, writes University of Sydney Associate Professor Jake Lynch.

How could you sack this great man, Sydney University?

December 13, 2011 4

If a wealthy sandstone institution such as Sydney University cannot find a way to retain exceptional talent, who will step into the breach?, writes Catriona Menzies-Pike, an English PhD, teacher and editor.

Uni campus’ reloadable ANZ card draws some heat

February 8, 2010

In an Australian first, Sydney University and ANZ have announced an all-in-one access card, ID card and Visa reloadable prepaid card, as part of a move towards a "cash-free campus", writes Bhakthi Puvanenthiran.


October 20, 2009

The hep cats from Sydney University’s Science Revue Society have an entire song and dance number about the CSIRO, to the tune of classic ’90s opus Backstreet’s Back. It’s so charmingly geeky, we couldn’t resist. [youtube][/youtube] [Thanks to Crikey reader El Gibbs for sending this in]