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University of Sydney

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Founding Date:
1850

Motto:
Sidere mens eadem mutato

Enrollment:
47,000

Official Website:
http://www.usyd.edu.au/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Craig H. Barratt
Business
c. 1963   CEO of Atheros Communications
Edmund Barton
Head of State
18-Jan-1849 7-Jan-1920 First Prime Minister of Australia
Bruce Beresford
Film Director
16-Aug-1940   Driving Miss Daisy
John R. Brazil
Educator
1946   President of Trinity University, 2000-10
John Brogden
Politician
28-Mar-1969   Disgraced Australian opposition leader
Geraldine Brooks
Novelist
14-Sep-1955   March
R. Hanbury Brown
Astronomer
31-Aug-1916 16-Jan-2002 Optical intensity interferometer
Gordon Childe
Archaeologist
14-Apr-1892 19-Oct-1957 The Dawn of European Civilisation
Jill Ker Conway
Educator
9-Oct-1934   President of Smith College, 1975-85
John Cornforth
Chemist
7-Sep-1917   Stereochemistry of enzyme-catalysts
John Eccles
Scientist
27-Jan-1903 2-May-1997 Membrane potential of nerves
Germaine Greer
Activist
29-Jan-1939   Feminism Diva
John C. Harsanyi
Economist
29-May-1920 9-Aug-2000 Game theory
John Howard
Head of State
26-Jul-1939   Prime Minister of Australia, 1996-2007
Martin Indyk
Diplomat
c. 1951   US Ambassador to Israel, 1995-97, 2000-01
David W. Johnson
Business
7-Aug-1932   CEO of Campbell Soup, 1990-97
Bernard Katz
Scientist
26-Mar-1911 20-Apr-2003 Neurotransmitters and the pineal gland
Dolph Lundgren
Actor
3-Nov-1957   The Punisher
Elle Macpherson
Model
29-Mar-1963   Tall supermodel
James McAuley
Poet
12-Oct-1917 15-Oct-1976 Australian poet, Ern Malley hoaxer
Colleen McCullough
Novelist
1-Jun-1937   The Thorn Birds
Julian McMahon
Actor
27-Jul-1968   Dr. Christian Troy on Nip/Tuck
William McMahon
Head of State
23-Feb-1908 31-Mar-1988 Prime Minister of Australia, 1971-72
Johnny O'Keefe
Musician
6-Jan-1935 6-Oct-1978 King of Australian rock and roll
Earle Page
Head of State
8-Aug-1880 20-Dec-1961 Prime Minister of Australia, 1939
Michael Patsalos-Fox
Business
c. 1953   Chairman for the Americas, McKinsey & Co.
Gina Rinehart
Business
9-Feb-1954   Australian billionaire
Rene Rivkin
Business
6-Jun-1944 1-May-2005 Disgraced Australian stockbroker
Edwin E. Salpeter
Astronomer
3-Dec-1924 26-Nov-2008 Quantitative electron microscopic autoradiography
Rachael Taylor
Actor
11-Jul-1984   Transformers
Tupou IV
Royalty
4-Jul-1918 10-Sep-2006 King of Tonga, 1965-2006
Peter Weir
Film Director
8-Aug-1944   The Truman Show
Gough Whitlam
Head of State
11-Jul-1916   Prime Minister of Australia, 1972-75
James Wolfensohn
Business
1-Dec-1933   World Bank president, 1995-2005
Judith Wright
Poet
31-May-1915 26-Jun-2000 The Moving Image

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gregory Bateson
Anthropologist
9-May-1904 4-Jul-1980 Steps to an Ecology of Mind
Sir Raymond Firth
Anthropologist
25-Mar-1901 22-Feb-2002 Economic Anthropology
Ian Nish
Scholar
3-Jun-1926   Japanese Foreign Policy specialist
Enoch Powell
Politician
16-Jun-1912 8-Feb-1998 British demagogue
A. R. Radcliffe-Brown
Anthropologist
17-Jan-1881 24-Oct-1955 Father of modern social anthropology
Sir Robert Robinson
Chemist
13-Sep-1886 8-Feb-1975 Researcher of alkaloids
Ken Thompson
Computer Programmer
4-Feb-1943   Co-creator of UNIX


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