Our founding principle as Australia’s first university was that we would be a modern and progressive institution. It’s an ideal we still hold dear today. When William Charles Wentworth proposed the idea of Australia’s first university in 1850, he imagined “the opportunity for the child of every class to become great and useful in the ...
Our founding principle as Australia’s first university was that we would be a modern and progressive institution. It’s an ideal we still hold dear today.
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The University of Sydney (USYD, or informally Sydney Uni) is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading universities. The university is known as one of Australia's six sandstone universities.
- Urban, parks
- 63,602 (2019)
- The stars change, the mind remains the same
- Sidere mens eadem mutato (Latin)
Adam Thompson became the first Principal of St Andrew's in 1872. He was a graduate of the University of Edinburgh who had come from his Hawick parish to Sydney in 1861. The College Council first met in 1870 and the first 16 students began their studies in 1874, even before the Main building was completed in 1878.
- Saint Andrew's College
- For Christ, the Church and Scholarship
- 19 Carillon Avenue, Newtown, New South Wales, Australia
- Christo, Ecclesiae, Litteris (Latin)
Biography: Stephen is currently Vice-Principal (Operations) at the University of Sydney. Previously, he was Chief Executive of Business Services at multinational Broadspectrum, where he was responsible for a large team of people covering HR, IT, plant and equipment, procurement, contract support and change programs.
In 1889 a college for women within the University of Sydney was established and endowed by an Act of the NSW Parliament. This was the culmination of a process that began in 1887 when, six years after the formal admission of women to the University of Sydney "in complete equality with men", a public meeting was held to discuss the desirability of establishing a residential college for women.
- 15 Carillon Ave, Newtown NSW, 2042
- The Women's College
The University of Sydney is one of the best universities in Australia, and is consistently ranked in the top 50 universities in the world. Start your journey here.
Professor Stephen Garton AM is the University of Sydney’s 26th Vice-Chancellor and Principal. As Vice-Chancellor, Professor Garton leads the University of Sydney and is instrumental in determining its strategic direction.
Mar 05, 2021 · May, J. (2021), "Revisiting the life of Lucy Garvin, first principal of Sydney Girls High School: expanded biography and use of digital sources", History of Education Review, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.
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