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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
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    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.

  • 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
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    Sydney Ideas in Canberra: While you were asleep - how sleep boosts your brain health

    Are brain and mind conditions such as dementia a case of luck of the draw, or are our body clocks and sleep cycle integral for keeping our brains healthy? Hear from Professor Sharon Naismith, whose research explores sleep and dementia prevention.

  • 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.

  • 27 February 2019
    5.00pm - 6.30pm

    Professor Oliver Razum's Seminar on Germany's 'welcome culture' from a public health perspective

    Guest speaker Prof Oliver Razum is the Dean of the School of Public Health at Bielefeld University in Germany. He will be addressing the social and health rights of migrants and refugees using examples of access and entitlements in Germany.

  • 27 February 2019
    5.30pm - 8.00pm

    Book Launch: The Ripples before the New Wave: Drama at the University of Sydney 1957-63

    Join Robyn Dalton and Laura Ginters to celebrate the launch of their new book: The Ripples before the New Wave: Drama at the University of Sydney 1957-63. The evening will be hosted by Mr Leo Schofield AM and feature special guests and performances.

  • 27 February 2019
    6.00pm - 7.30pm
    Carly Findlay

    Matt Laffan Memorial Address on Social Justice

    In March 2009, Sydney Law School alumnus Matt Laffan passed away after he fought and lost the biggest battle of his colourful and active life. On 27 February 2019, Carly Findlay, writer and appearance activist, will deliver a memorial address to celebrate the significant impact Matt made in his short life.