Copy
View this email in your browser
In Gadi language 'Ngyini ngalawangun mari budjari Gadinurada'
'We meet together on the very beautiful Gadi Country'.
Professor Jakelin Troy shared a lesson on how to acknowledge country in Gadi language, to mark the United Nations' International Day of Indigenous Peoples on Monday 9 August.

Win a $50 gift card by telling us about your postgrad experience!

SUPRA is running ​a survey to find out about the experiences of postgrad students at Usyd. The survey covers a range of topics including your experiences of studying, feelings of community, and your mental and physical wellbeing.

By completing the survey, you can go in the draw to win one of two $50 gift cards! Once the survey is closed, a publicly available report will be published on our website.

The survey will be open until 22 August 2021.

Complete the survey
Photo of hand drawn calendar with yellow highlights

Last day to add a unit of study is Friday 20 August.

If you want to swap a unit of study, or add an additional unit, you have until next Friday 20 August to update your enrolment.

Check out the University website for details. And contact us if you need any help.

Photo of a hand held up in the air, with colourful nail polish, against a blue background

Nominations now open

Nominations for student elections to Academic Board, Faculty Board, University School Board, and Faculty and University School, will open on Monday 9 August 2021. For a list of all positions available, key dates, and the nominations process, visit the Student Elections webpage.

A Zoom information session will be held by the Returning Officer on Wednesday 11 August 2021 for students interested in receiving further information about the elections process, the governing bodies, and responsibilities of student representatives. Contact secretariat.elections@sydney.edu.au to attend.

Dog wearing glasses sitting at a laptop with a slightly quizzical expression on it's face

Having issues with your enrolment?

If you have any issues with your enrolment, get in contact with the Student Centre, your degree coordinator, or the appropriate University team (for example the Credit Team). The SUPRA casework service may also be able to help you, please contact us for assistance.

Need help writing a research article or literature review?

The Learning Centre provides free workshops for these topics and more – check out the full Winter Program workshop schedule.

Writing a research article: This workshop is designed to help Masters by Research and doctoral students to successfully write a research article for publication in health, education, or the social sciences. You can bring a draft of an article you are working on.

Focus on: Writing a Literature Review: This workshop is aimed at equipping students with strategies to write more critically and analytically. You will also receive tips on structuring your review, synthesising and evaluating the literature.
Fun Fact

Humans have been wearing clothes for around 170 000 years. We know this only because of studies on the mitochondrial DNA of body louse. The louse 'evolved in the presence of anatomically modern humans in Africa because of the availability of a new ecological niche: clothes'.

Other things to know about

 

International students in NSW who are facing food insecurity can get food hampers home delivered
Request a hamper to be delivered to your home, or contact Foodbank on 02 9756 3099 for a referral to your nearest food relief organisation.
Instagram
Email
Facebook
Website
Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association
Students working for students

SUPRA acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation as the traditional owners of the land we work and study on.

Level 2, Holme Building (A09)
Science Rd, Camperdown Campus
University of Sydney NSW 2006

Contact us

Operating hours
9am – 5pm

Our office is currently closed due to the COVID-19 public health guidelines

Update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.