University of Sydney Open Day


On Saturday 30 August 2014, the University of Sydney will throw open its doors for the public to explore the campus, discover what life at Sydney is really like and to find out information about course options.

During Open Day, the United States Studies Centre will host the following activities.

Information booths

One-on-one advice about our high school, undergraduate and internship programs will be available from our students and academics at the MacLaurin Hall and University Quadrangle information booths from 9am-4pm.

Postgraduate Expo

For those interested in postgraduate study, our academics will be on hand in the New Law School foyer from 12-4pm to assist students with their postgraduate study options in US Studies. 

Study in the USA mini lecture

Study abroadHave you ever dreamt of living, studying or working in America? Come learn about the exciting study abroad and internship opportunities available through the US Studies Centre in Los Angeles, Washington DC, Shanghai and soon to be New York City!

11:00 - 11:30am Eastern Avenue Seminar Room 310

America: Prophecy, Power, Politics graduation ceremony

2012 Debate the Future of AmericaJoin us as we celebrate over 30 students who completed the US Studies Centre High School Course, 'America: Prophecy, Power, Politics' in Semester One. Stay after for the Debate the future of America final between the two school finalists.

1:00 - 2:00pm New Law Lounge, Law School Building

Debate the future of America competition final

Watch the remaining two schools compete in the Debate the future of America competition final to win three 16GB iPads for their schools. Academic experts including US Studies Centre CEO Bates Gill will judge the debate.

2:00 - 3:00pm New Law Lounge, Law School Building

More information

For information on all activities at Open Day, visit: sydney.edu.au/open_day

2012 Debate the Future of America

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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Bates Gill

Australia must invest more in US alliance

The US-Australia alliance remains an important partnership spanning not only defence and security, but also energy, trade and investment, and collaboration in Asia. But, as Centre CEO Bates Gill notes, Australia must continue to engage in the alliance to ensure its strength in the future.


Wu Xinbo

The future of US-China relations

Director of the Center for American Studies at Fudan University Wu Xinbo discusses the benefits of studying the US from a Chinese perspective, provides tips for travelling to China and analyses Australia's place in the region.

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