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Dear alumni and friends,

Welcome to your first edition of eSydney, the University of Sydney alumni community's eNewsletter. Want to navigate easily around this edition? Try the quick links to the right of this section.

Alumni Relations Office

  The 2008 Alumni Awards
Nominations are now open
The Alumni Awards program provides an opportunity to recognise valued alumni in a very public way. Read more ...

The welcoming gates
History has come full circle with the return of the historic Victoria Park Gates to their original position on City Road near the corner of Parramatta Road. Read more ...

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International Events



Monday 14 April to 18 April
School holiday program: kids' museum
Discover the world of ancient Greece, through the myths of the gods, goddesses and heroes of Olympus. Dress up as a god or goddess, and see the myths painted in ancient Greek art with an archaeologist. Free entry. Bookings essential. Read more ...

Sunday 18 May
Campus Heritage Tour  
Join us for our inaugural Heritage Tour of the Quadrangle exclusively for alumni. Led by a senior University Museums curator, enjoy a fascinating tour around the Quad and its many beautiful and historic curiosities. Read more …

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Wednesday 16 April
University of Malaya – the University of Sydney Symposium
All alumni are invited to 'Enhancing Human Performance', the Australian and Malaysian Experience at the University of Malaya Medical Centre.
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Thursday 29 May
Alumni Reception, Washington DC
Hosted by the Ambassador of Australia Dennis Richardson BA '69 and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Community) Professor Andrew Coats. Read more …

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Classical Fantasies:
The Art of South Italy
From 13 April 2008 - Nicholson Museum
The re-discovery of Pompeii in 1748 and the publication of Johann Winckelmann's The History of Ancient Art in 1764 defined art history and archaeology as we know them today.
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Cuts both ways
Until 4 May - University Art Gallery
'Cuts both ways' explores the phenomenon of the worldwide development of woodcuts and linocuts from the 1920s to 1940s. Focusing on the rich collection of Australian and international prints in the University Art Collection, the exhibition reveals the relationship of modernism and the rise of the relief print at the time. Read more ...

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Seymour Centre discounts

Tickets are available at discounted rates for two outstanding shows at the Seymour Centre. Price includes pre-show drinks and a chance to meet the stars of the show afterwards.

Click here for further information and to secure your tickets.

Sydney Conservatorium of Music

SCM’s concert season includes more than 130 performances, "there's always something on at The Con". In 2008 many of our amazing staff, alumni, students and guest artists will take to the stage in a series of concerts highlighting inspired performances. Further information ...

Alumni dinner with Glenn Stevens

Faculty of Economics and Business alumni and friends are invited to attend the inaugural annual dinner for the Faculty's alumni network with guest speaker Glenn Stevens (BEc Hons '80), Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Read more …


David Grant's engineering studies were music flavoured from the start. He chose music electives, he was music director for the '92 and '93 engineering revues and his thesis topic was the acoustics of the Sydney Opera House's orchestra pit. Read more ...

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