The Big Idea 2017 Social Enterprise Internship II/III

Available in Semester 2 2017, the Social Enterprise Internship II/III courses enable students to further develop and apply career and leadership-ready skills in the design of a concept and business plan for a new social enterprise or social business. It gives students a unique opportunity to learn more about social enterprise in Australia while applying […]

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Public Workshop on Art and Imagination at Art Gallery of South Australia

A free public workshop on the ways in which myths, metaphors and tropes guide studio practice. Speakers include Dr Michael Newall (University of Kent, UK) and a number of internationally renowned artists. Chaired by Professor Jenny McMahon (Philosophy, Adelaide), Organised as an outreach session of the Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference 2017 and supported by […]

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Climbing the rankings! The University of Adelaide ranked #109

The University of Adelaide was recently ranked #109 in the world by QS Rankings, rising 16 places from last year’s position. As a University, we were also proudly ranked 7th in the Excellence in Research for Australia national rankings.

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Three Minute Thesis Information Session

Can you sell your thesis in just 3 minutes? The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is an annual skills development activity that challenges Higher Degree by Research students to explain their research project to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes using a single PowerPoint slide. It is not an exercise in trivialising or ‘dumbing-down’ research; […]

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Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference

This year the Australasian Association of Philosophy Conference will be held at the University of Adelaide. When: Sunday 2 – Thursday 6 July 2017 Keynote speakers will be Professors Karen Bennett (Cornell), Paul Guyer (Brown), Nancy Sherman (Georgetown) and Barry Smith (London). Nancy Sherman will also deliver the 2017 Alan Saunders Lecture on the evening […]

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India’s Economic Transformation under the Modi Government

The Department of Asian Studies presents a public lecture by Dr Sambit Patra, MBBS, MS; National Spokesperson, BJ The Modi government came to power in May 2014 promising economic transformation through policy that would tackle corruption, make governance transparent and promote a ‘make in India’ program boosting foreign and domestic investment. Dr Patra will offer […]

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Arts Internship for Semester Two for Philosophy, Anthropology and Indigenous Knowledges Students

A Study of the Indigenous tribes of the local Nagambie area The internship placement will be with the Jayco Group of Companies. The dates for the students’ involvement will be from Monday July 17th – Friday July 21st inclusive and another week during the University semester break Monday 18th September – Friday 22nd September.  Airfares […]

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2017 Graeme Hugo Memorial Scholarship (Semester 2)

For this year only, applications are now open to undergraduate students for the 2017 Graeme Hugo Memorial Scholarship (Semester 2). The Scholarship is to the value of $5,000 and will be offered to a successful recipient in accordance with the Scholarship rules.* *In reference to rule no. 12, the scholarship is now being offered to […]

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Mitsui Educational Foundation – Study Tour of Japan

Mitsui & Co. (Australia) Ltd. invites university students to help promote mutual understanding and friendship between Australia and Japan by taking part in the 2017 Mitsui Educational Foundation Study Tour of Japan. The 21 day study tour will take Australian university students through various regions of Japan, providing opportunities to learn about Japanese culture, society, business & industry, […]

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Guest Lecture on Japanese Business Etiquette

The Department of Asian Studies hosted a guest lecture in April 2017 which focused on Japanese business culture for students enrolled in the Negotiating Asia undergraduate course. Through this course students are provided with knowledge of the cultural aspects and business practices of Asia, with a view to developing effective communication and negotiation skills relating […]

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