It is ranked 25th in the world by academic reputation.
The university has two live bears on campus named Joy and Lady, each bearing the title of Judge in honor of the first live mascot.
Fundraising and planning for the statue continued over the ensuing years.
A investigation by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation exposed corporate deals between the Veterinary Faculty and large pet food companies had resulted in the withholding of harmful cat food product tested to protect corporate sponsors.
This caused concern among some groups, who argued that it would interfere with scientific medical research.
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Inthe QS World University Rankings ranked Sydney as one of the world's top 25 most reputable universities, and its graduates as the top 5 most employable in the world and first in Australia.
The university is colloquially known as one of Australia's sandstone universities.