For over 160 years, academics and students in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences have been thinking, writing, and arguing about ideas and their consequences. Take any issue that you really care about – whether it is global poverty, climate change, social and economic reform, reconciliation, or even the nature of beauty – and lying beneath all the spin and froth of everyday debate are fundamental ideas and concepts that require rigorous analysis and careful reasoning.

With generous help and support from the community, the University of Sydney continues to innovate and develop programs and activities that will making a positive difference. We are reimagining the future, by using diamonds to find tumours, prose to prevent aging and the heart to fight dementia. We are using Latin to create leaders, antiquities to drive innovation and education to lift a nation.