Dear alumni and friends,

The University of Sydney has partnered with Microsoft to bring alumni a new free email service. Your Alumni Email gives you:

• Mail quota of 10GB
• Attachment limit of 20MB
• Email forwarding

To access your Alumni Email, register on AlumniOnline now!

We also hope that you will sign up as an online mentor to students. No previous experience is required, simply a desire to help a University of Sydney student with his or her career development. It’s easy and immensely rewarding, and your assistance will be greatly appreciated. Please sign up as soon as you can, by clicking here.

Kind regards,
Tracey Beck | Director, Alumni and Community Engagement

Australia Day awards for alumni, donors and staff
The 2010 Australia Day Honours saw more than 60 alumni, donors and staff recognised for their achievements and contributions to society. Click here to view a complete listing of the 2010 alumni recipients.
New decade, new dynamic
The University of Sydney begins the new decade with a fresh approach to community and our mission and a determination to identify and cultivate the best minds, regardless of background or nationality. Read more
Our orators are world's best
There is no debate about it: the University of Sydney has the best arguers in the world after winning the 2010 World Universities Debating Championship in Turkey. Read more
In other news ...
> Microsoft founder funds food supply research
> Student cyclist riding for Parkinson's
> First results from NASA's Kepler mission
1966 and all that. The Florence Flood and the National Library
Thursday 18 February (5.30 to 7pm)
The Friends of the University of Sydney Library warmly invite everyone to a talk and presentation by Professor Neil Harris. More ...
IT Alumni Association Discussion Forum on Start-up Companies
Wednesday 24 February(6.30 for 7pm)
Talk to our panel of experts on what it is like to create a company and take technology out into the market place. All panel members are alumni of the University of Sydney, and have a wealth of experience in this area. More ...
See the show and meet Max Gillies!
Tuesday 2 March (6.30pm)
Alumni are invited to see Godzone at the Seymour Centre and meet Max Gillies after the show. More ...

Psychology Alumni Association Launch
Tuesday 9 March (6.10pm)
Psychology alumni and everyone who studied at the School are warmly invited to the launch of the Psychology Alumni Association. Guest speaker for the evening will be a popular comedian and TV host of 'The New Inventors' on ABC, James O'Loghlin (BEc '88 LLB '90). More ...
Dubbo Alumni Event: "Space Tourism: The Final Frontier"
Thursday 18 March (6 to 8pm)
Join Fred Watson AM, Chief Astronomer at the Anglo-Australian Observatory, for an entertaining and informative evening at the School of Rural Health in Dubbo. All welcome: alumni discounts apply. More ... 
Save the Date: Alumni Cocktail Reception in Orange
Thursday 8 April (6 to 8pm)
Join us for a complimentary cocktail reception at an historic homestead right in the heart of Orange, and while you're there take advantage of the local Good Food Week Festival, starting on Friday 9th April. Keynote speaker for the evening is Professor Mark Adams, Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. More ...

Graduate Connections Breakfast with Anne Summers AO
Wednesday 14 April (7.15am)
Book your place now at the first Graduate Connections Breakfast of 2010, held at The Tea Room, QVB. Anne Summers AO will be our first speaker in an exciting new series of breakfasts this year. More ... 
Tali Yanma Waranara: Go and Seek
Thursday 6 May (12 - 2.30pm)
The Chancellor's Committee invites you to a luncheon to raise funds for postgraduate scholarships for Indigenous students at the University of Sydney. Save the date in your calendar! More ...
Agriculture Faculty turns 100!
Friday 4 June - Sunday 6 June
Alumni and friends are warmly invited to celebrate 100 years of world-changing Agriculture, 1910-2010. Agriculture Centenary Alumni Weekend, 4-6 June; Centenary Research Symposium on 4 June; Open Day and Gala Dinner in the Great Hall on 5 June. For more details, contact the Faculty Alumni Officer at More ...
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Save the Date: UK Alumni Reception at the House of Lords
Thursday 1 July
Join us for the premier UK Alumni event of the Summer at the USUKAA Summer Reception at the House of Lords. More ...

Save the Date: SUGUNA Conference in Chicago
Thursday 12 August - Sunday 15 August
Plan your summer holiday early and book your flights for the Windy City! The SUGUNA (Sydney University Graduates Union of North America) Annual Conference will take place in Chicago, Illinois, from Thursday August 12 to Sunday August 15, 2010. More ...
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Provide Internships for best and brightest from overseas

The Study Abroad Internship Program is designed to connect the best and brightest international students with Australian industry. The Program is currently looking for organisations to provide 15 days of meaningful and professional unpaid work which complements the student’s study.

Contact Fiona Tschaut on
02 8627 8327 or to  
Teach English to international students’ partners

The International Student Support Unit (ISSU) runs a program to help the partners of enrolled international students attain better English skills and adjust to life in Sydney.

The ISSU is seeking one or two alumni with some experience in teaching English as a second language to volunteer their time and skills in this program for about three hours a week.

Contact Jill Abeshouse
on 8627 8440 or to
Support our students!

There are other great ways to help support our students:

Become a homestay host to an international student.

Join our Fun, Fare and Future Alumni program.
A new chapter for Coaching and Mentoring alumni

Formed a few years ago, the University of Sydney Coaching and Mentoring Association (USCMA) will soon convert to alumni chapter status aligned with the Psychology Alumni Association. USCMA is a very active group. President, Paul Barry, says that the group fosters professional development of coaches and students through workshops, seminars and peer group supervision. Read more about our upcoming launch and presentation.
1970 Medical Reunion
Saturday 20 February

1990 and 1991 Medical Reunion
Saturday 27 February

1984 Dentistry Reunion
Saturday 6 March

1970 Dental Alumni Reunion
Sunday 14 March

mirror mirror - then & now
Until Sunday 2 May

In the 1960s, mirrors began to be used by artists across a spectrum of international movements from pop, kinetic, minimal and conceptual art. More ...

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