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Collages of images collected for the 30th anniversary

Pioneering program celebrates 30 years of making a difference

Australia's longest-running university program for not-for-profit managers has equipped hundreds of alumni with the skills needed to make a positive difference in the community sector ... read more

Alumni recognised for outstanding contributions on Australia Day

Katie Kelly

Seven UTS alumni are among the outstanding Australians recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours for their contributions to sport, public service, diversity and community organisations... read more

Alumni invited to apply for UTS Hatchery+ start up acceleratory


Calling all alumni! Are you a passionate entrepreneur with an innovative early stage venture? If so, UTS: Hatchery+ can help take your start-up to the next level... read more

Transforming campus: Alumni artworks featured in giant new outdoor gallery

Jones St Gallery

From spacemen to dancing bunnies, fairytale lands and ocean vistas, the work of eight of our most talented visual communication graduates has been featured in a giant new outdoor gallery along Ultimo’s Jones Street, as work commences on the nearby UTS Central Project... read more

Programmed for Success

Tuan Nguyen

Recent graduate Tuan Nguyen is using his enthusiasm for engineering to ignite a new passion for learning in high school students through a unique mentoring program... read more

Australian manuka honey a medicinal powerhouse

Honey bee and pollination program

Groundbreaking research from UTS's ithree institute has revealed the germ-killing superpowers of Aussie honey, which could help in the fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs... read more

UTS alumni recognised by for outstanding work supporting human rights

Genevieve Clay-Smith

The Australian Human Rights Commission has recognised four UTS graduates for their passion and commitment to human rights, at the 2016 Australian Human Rights Awards... read more

Hatchery+ alumni on the radar of investors at startup Demo Day

Hatchery student

UTS graduate and startup co-founder Annette McClelland's revolutionary drone innovation Tekuma has taken the top prize alongside fellow UTS alumni and students tech pitches at the UTS Hatchery+ program's Demo Day, celebrating the next generation of entrepreneurs ... read more

UTS alumna and academic turned entrepreneur named a SheStarts winner


There are more visually impaired people in Australia than there are Tasmanians, which makes Dr Anna Wright's SheStarts winning business idea a potential game changer for many people... read more

UTS scholar recognised for excellence in Indigenous education


Associate Professor Heidi Norman, UTS academic and Master of Indigenous Social Policy graduate, has been awarded the prestigious Neville Bonner Award for Indigenous Education... read more

Innovation award for tackling toxic algal blooms

Hornsby Council samples for microalgae in Hawkesbury catchment

A research collaboration between Hornsby Council and UTS scientists has won the 2016 NSW Annual Coastal Management Innovation Award... read more

Swans and Swifts fly high as UTS honours athletic excellence

Aussie rules player

Netball champion Claire O’Brien and Australian Rules rising star Isaac Heeney, both UTS Business School students, have taken out the premier sporting honours at the annual ActivateUTS Blues Awards ... read more

UTS researchers honoured for excellence in engineering science and physics

UTS researchers

Professor Dayong Jin has been recognised as a "world leader" in his field by the Australian Academy of Science, which awarded him the 2017 John Booker Medal ... read more

Prestigious award nurtures a promising startup sprout

James Jordan (centre) and Caroline Lepron accept the Foodbytes! judges' choice award with Sprout Kitchen intern Ian Cheng.

Sprout Kitchen, a startup in the UTS accelerator Hatchery+ which rents out underutilised café and restaurant kitchen space, has picked up the prestigious Foodbytes! Sydney Judges' Choice Award ... read more

Leading UTS research attracts ARC funding for 2017

Hand interacting with a digital interface

UTS was one of only 12 universities to be awarded more than $9.5m in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding, announced on 1 November ... read more

Full scholarship opportunity targets the next generation of smart creatives

Still from the Lego Movie

UTS has announced a full scholarship for the inaugural intake of its new postgraduate degree, a Master of Animation and Visualisation... read more

UTS celebrates 200,000th graduate!

UTS's 200,000th graduate

Graduates, friends and family gathered on campus to celebrate the university’s spring graduations ceremonies... read more

What will make Sydney a top tech ecosystem?

Photo from the conference

UTS has partnered with TechSydney , StartupAus and the Committee for Sydney to capture the breadth of innovation in the harbour city... read more

Research predicts which tropical vagrants will get permanent residency in warming waters

Moorish Idols swimming

UTS’s research predicts which of the tropical reef fish species might have the best chance of establishing viable populations in the warming waters around Sydney ... read more

Urgent reform needed to make midwife-led maternity care more accessible

Pregnant woman with midwife in training

High-level evidence shows women are better off physically and psychologically with access to the same midwife through pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period ... read more

UTS alumnus awarded prestigious environmental science prize

UTS alumnus awarded prestigious environmental science prize

Young scientist James Hitchcock has been honoured for his environmental research on flood impact as recipient of prestigious 2016 Tony Roach Prize... read more

UTS offers scholarships for alumni to attend CAMP 2017!

UTS offers scholarships for alumni to attend CAMP 2017!

UTS is thrilled to announce 18 scholarships are available for UTS alumni and students to attend the China Australian Millennial Project in 2017... read more

Fashion preview

Fashion preview

34 UTS honours students showcase their meticulously crafted outfits as part of the 2016 UTS Fashion and Textiles Show on Tuesday 25 October... read more

International healthcare leader wins top alumni honour

International healthcare leader wins top alumni honour

The Chief Executive Officer of the International Council of Nurses (ICN), Dr Frances Hughes was recognised with the prestigious UTS Chancellor’s Award for Excellence at the 2016 UTS Alumni Awards... read more

Alumni Advantage Program to reward UTS graduates

Alumni Advantage Program to reward UTS graduates

Thinking of coming back to uni for further study? Our newest alumni benefit provides graduates with a 10% saving on degree programs from 2017... read more

Read more in our 2016 News Archive section.