University of Sydney Open Day


On Saturday 29 August 2015, 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.

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 and Shanghai!

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 Building Annex, Law Lounge, Law School Building

Debate the future of America competition final

Watch Smith's Hill High School and Pymble Ladies College compete in the Debate the future of America competition final to win three iPads for their schools. The topic for this year's final debate is "That America should block payments of ransom to ISIS from families of hostages".

2:00 - 3:00pm 
New Law Building Annex, 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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