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Key events

  • Date
  • 30 July 2018
    10.00am - 5.00pm

    Bookstall Company

    Until 30 June 2019. Between 1904 and 1946 the NSW Bookstall Company released 234 books. Rare Books and Special Collections hold many of the publications, contracts, and 153 original book cover designs and illustrations.

  • 6 September 2018
    9.00am - 2.00pm

    Future Friday 5: PY/HSC Exam Prep/SMASH Research

    Students will participate in three workshops throughout the day: HSC Exam Preparation, Promote Yourself and SMASH Research.

  • 25 October 2018
    9.00am - 5.00pm
    True to Type thumbnail

    True to Type

    UNTIL 24 JAN 2019 If you have ever created a digital document, chances are you’ve come across the terms Italic, Roman, and Sans Serif. This exhibition tells the story of these three enduring letter-form classifications, through early examples drawn from Rare Books & Special Collections.

  • 20 February 2019
    6.00pm - 8.30pm
    breast cancer ribbon

    Breast Cancer Consumer Evening

    The University of Sydney’s leading cancer researchers will host an evening for women with breast cancer and their families and friends on 20 February 2019. Hear from leading researchers about the new research developments.

  • 20 February 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    A busy street in china

    Sydney Ideas: The Xinjiang crackdown

    As many as one million Uyghur people and other Muslim minorities in China have reportedly been detained indefinitely in "re-education camps" since 2017. Why is it happening and what are the political ramifications for us all?

  • 21 February 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Project Q logo

    The Q Forum: The Quantum Race

    The Centre for International Security Studies presents the fifth annual Q Forum - The Quantum Race: Parallels, Possibilities and Perils.

  • 21 February 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    A sign at a protest that reads

    Sydney Ideas: Culture, trust and systems

    Co-presented with the Sydney Environment Institute, this event examines a variety of ways of rethinking local politics for more sustainable and democratic ends.

  • 22 February 2019
    10.00am - 2.00pm

    Year 11 Future Friday: Thinking Ahead, Smash Essay Writing, Critical Thinking

    Year 11 students learn about scholarships, essay writing and critical thinking in one jam-packed day.

  • 23 February 2019
    7.00pm - 10.00pm
    Seoul City

    Korean Alumni Network's 6th Alumni Gathering

    A fun and memorable evening for Alumni and friends in Korea.

  • 26 February 2019
    6.00pm - 8.00pm

    Previewing the March 2019 NSW State Election

    Join a public lecture by Antony Green to discuss the 2019 NSW Election, the critical lower and upper house contests, and the potential impact of optional preferential voting on the result.