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Free staff flu vaccinations

As the flu season approaches the University is again offering staff free influenza vaccinations at the Camperdown, Darlington, Cumberland and Camden campuses from 13 to 21 April. Book your free flu vaccination

News and initiatives

VC forum kicks off strategic plan discussions

Many thanks to colleagues who attended last week’s staff forum with Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence, the first in a series of discussions to inform the development of the University’s 2016-20 Strategic Plan.

Reminder: change to Fringe Benefits Tax rate

The Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) rate increases to 49 percent from Wednesday 1 April 2015. Please remember to code and approve all FBT-related corporate card charges and cash claims in Spendvision and have invoices processed by Accounts Payable by Tuesday 31 March.

Service updates

Get help from ICT

You can get ICT help in a number of ways, whether by self-service or by contacting someone to assist you. Find out more.

News and notices

Congrats FameLab NSW heat winner Lizzy Lowe

Huge congratulations to PhD Candidtae Lizzy Lowe for winning the NSW heat of the British Council's science competition FameLab. Lizzy will go on to represent NSW in the national competition to be held in Fremantle in May.

Prizes and awards in science

Awards season is here, with several high-profile prizes now open for nominations, including Eureka Prizes, Tall Poppies, Prime Ministers Prizes and more. These awards provide a great opportunity to acknowledge and potentially reward the fantastic work of our colleagues, mentors and friends around the Faculty. 

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Events and dates

20 Apr

Red Cross Mobile Blood Service

Give blood! The Mobile Blood Service will be set up here on Eastern Avenue, 9am-3pm from Monday 20 April to Friday 24 April. 

29 Apr

Sydney Science Forum: House of Karls

FREE Science lecture 'House of Karls: Knowledge is Power'. Presented by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Julius Sumner Miller Fellow
5.45pm, Eastern Avenue Auditorium 

Social media

Did you know the Faculty is on Facebook, Twitter and Yammer? We already have over 100 academics and professional staff active on our social media channels. So why not join us and stay up to date on all thats happening!