Dear alumni,

Welcome to your August edition of eSydney. We have two events for our Singapore Alumni in September and we hope you will be able to come along. It will be a great opportunity to meet fellow alumni and friends.

Click here for further information.

Kind regards,
Alumni Relations Office

First University Medal comes home
The first medal awarded to a University of Sydney student was recently acquired by the University. Read more
Bronze for our Bell

Sydney University alumnus Robin Bell (BEc '07) won Australia's first-ever Olympic medal in the men's C1 slalom event. Read more

Sydney ranks among the top 100
The University of Sydney has leapt into the top 100 in the latest authoritative Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic rankings of World Universities. Read more
Lecture: Lloyd Rees - Artist and Teacher
Thursday 28 August
To mark the twentieth anniversary of the death of the Australian artist Lloyd Rees, Dr Edward Duyker OAM FAHA will speak about Rees's life, work and special relationship with the University of Sydney. More ...
Event: Sydney Uni LIVE! 2008
Saturday 30 August
The University of Sydney throws open its doors and offers you the chance to discover more about study opportunities and Sydney Uni life. More ...
Concert: Sydney University Symphony Orchestra
Friday 5 September
The Sydney University Symphony Orchestra presents a special concert program showcasing the musical talents of University of Sydney students. Entry is by donation. More ...
Event: National Threatened Species Day
Sunday 7 September
To mark National Threatened Species Day 2008, the Macleay Museum will put on display a Tasmanian Tiger specimen and host a children's art day. Entry is free. More …
Graduate Connections Breakfast - Dr Jim Peacock
Tuesday 10 September
Alumni and friends are invited to hear Dr Peacock, a renowned scientific communicator and engaging speaker, discuss one of the key challenges for Australia in the 21st century: "Science Education - a prerequisite for an Innovative Australia". More ...
Sydney University Athletics Club 130th Anniversary
Saturday 13 September
Help celebrate the 130th Anniversary of the Sydney University Athletics Club at a dinner to be held in the Great Hall. More ...
Fantasia in the Quad
Sunday September 14
The spectacle and nostalgia of Disney’s Fantasia comes to life at this free screening in the University Quadrangle at 6pm. There will be entertainment for the littlies, with food and beverages available. More ...
R J Chambers Memorial Research Lecture
Thursday 18 September
The Faculty of Economics and Business invites you to attend the 2008 R J Chambers Memorial Research Lecture, created in honour of the late Professor Raymond J Chambers AO (BEc ’39, DScEc ’73). More ...
Law Alumni Cocktail Event
Wednesday 24 September
Professor Gillian Triggs, Dean of Sydney Law School, cordially invites you to join fellow alumni and friends for cocktails at the Justice and Police Museum. More ...
Alumni Theatre Offer: 'One Man' - by Steven Berkoff
Thursday 25 September
Enjoy an alumni discounted rate of $59 that includes pre-show drinks in the foyer from 7pm and the opportunity to meet the team behind the production – and perhaps the star himself. Seats are limited, so please book early. More ...
Conference: Happiness + Wellbeing @ Work
Thursday 25 September
Are happy workers better workers? The Workplace Research Centre is happy to announce it will be holding it's 2nd Happiness + Wellbeing @ Work conference. More ...
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Medicine Alumni Cocktail Reception
Thursday 2 August
The Faculty of Medicine will hold a Cocktail Reception for medical alumni in Singapore and Malaysia. More ...
Singapore Alumni Association
Saturday 6 September
Alumni residing in Singapore are invited to join the University of Sydney Singapore Alumni Association for bowling followed by a networking dinner. More ...
SUGUNA Annual Conference
Friday 26 and Saturday 27 September
This year’s Conference is being held in Philadelphia. A Welcome reception, presentations from outstanding Sydney graduates, cultural activities and the Awards Banquet all promise a great weekend. More ...
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2008 Alumni Awards
Friday 5 September

Join us at the 2008 Alumni Awards Presentation Ceremony, to be held in the MacLaurin Hall with Dr Anne Summers AO as the guest speaker.

Three new awards will be presented at the Ceremony commencing at 6pm on Friday 5 September. As well as the award for Community Achievement, to Associate Professor Ross Steele AM, there are now dedicated awards for professional achievement (Professor Creswell Eastman), International Achievement (Professor Charles MacKenzie) and a Young Alumni Award (Mr Andrew Tanner). Click here to view their profiles.

The Convocation Medal, awarded to a recent graduate, will also be announced on the night.

Click here for further information and to register for the event.

The 2008 Bookfair
Sat 20 to Wed 24 September

The book fair that Sydney waits for is on again with thousands of books from every category at tiny prices. More ...
The New Victorians

University Art Gallery: New Victorians is an exhibition of contemporary artists who engage with and evoke the Victorian era through imagery, materials, and processes. More ...

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