Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Supporting research

Ahead of Pave the Way on Thursday, find out how funds raised in last year's challenge have helped support Dr Paula Bustamante's research into septic shock.

News and initiatives

A message from the Chancellor

Belinda Hutchinson AM provides an update on Senate's recent activities, including 2016-20 strategic planning and a visit to the new Sydney Nanoscience Hub and Queen Mary Building.

Fund your vision to shape Australia

The University of Sydney’s partnership with Westpac Bicentennial Foundation brings a new research fellowship opportunity to one outstanding early career researcher.

I will...

Last week the “Leadership for good starts here” advertising campaign hit campus, focusing on the visions that alumni and students forged at Sydney.

Service updates

Storm damage clean-up

Campus Infrastructure and Services (CIS) wish to advise of a storm front that passed over the campus last week causing significant roof leaks within some buildings. Find out more

HRSC lift out of service

The lift in the University's HR Service Centre (HRSC) at 1-3 Ross Street (K06) will be out of service until 18 September 2015 whilst the lift is replaced. Find out more

Written Exam Timetable

Semester 1 Written Exam Timetable. Please note the changes. The changes have been made due to the number of students that the venues can fit.

Slides from Annual Research Day 2015

Research Day 2015 - Information and links.

Slides developed for SCM Research Development Day, 27 February 2015, covering the following topics: * Overview of SCM research support; * New initiatives for 2015 (including Professional Practice, new requirements for research reporting); * The art of the research statement; * The new publishing landscape (open access, recognising predatory journals, and more); * SCM Higher Degree Research overview (Kathleen Nelson).

Visas and visitors

Every non-Australian visitor requires the appropriate visa for the activities they perform at the Con, whether paid or unpaid. Visitors must consult their Embassy for visa advice, and the University, as employer, must have a copy of every visitor’s visa before any activities commence.  

It is mandatory for all staff to advise Heggy at least one month in advance of intent to engage a visitor. She will then liaise with your visitor and guide them through the process. 

You can download relevant policies and forms from the Learning & Teaching support pages.

Important dates

Network Outage 5/6 September

Please be aware that as part of the network system upgrade, all landline phones and network systems will not be operational on the weekend of 5th and 6th September. There will be no internet access, no phone services nor access to any servers within the Conservatorium (including printers, faxes and wifi).   This outage will not affect radio communications or mobile phone usage.  All services should return to normal on Monday 7th September.  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me or Grant Crompton

28 Aug

CASS Foundation travel grants

The CASS Foundation invites applications for its travel grants, which enable early-career researchers to attend international conferences of significance to their research. The conference commencement date must fall within the specified timeframe of 1 November 2015 and 31 May 2016. Please email Kate Taylor for assistance.

1 Sep

Call for Papers: 2nd Conference of the Australian Music & Psychology Society

Hosted by MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development, University of Western Sydney (UWS), Australia Abstracts are invited for the 2nd Conference of the Australian Music and Psychology Society (AMPS), Monday 7 December to Wednesday 9 December in Sydney.   

Abstracts are due 1 September 2015. If you’d like to join the AMPS 2015 email contact list, or have questions, drop us a note:

4 Sep

2015 Teaching Colloquium Proposals

This year’s Learning and Teaching Colloquium will take place in the Charles Perkins Centre on the Camperdown Campus on Wed 4 November.  The theme is “Cultural Competence is everyone’s business.”  In other words, how can we “work productively, collaboratively and openly in diverse groups across cultural boundaries."

There is a call for proposals, which can be from anyone (including students) across a variety of formats.  Due date for 300 word abstract is Friday 4 September.

Please contact Adrienne Sach or Adam Wilson if you wish to include any news items on the staff intranet pages.