Skip to content
  • Home / Blog Archives

Blog Archives

Serendipity in Myanmar: meeting a MOOC student

When Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann stopped at the very top of Shwesandaw Pagoda to admire the view of the Bagan’s hundreds of temples and pagodas on his way to Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar), he didn’t expect to meet one of his former students. ‘Professor Zuckermann!’ ‘Yes’ he says (wondering who this person is) ‘I was your student’ (‘But […]

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , |

Comments Off on Serendipity in Myanmar: meeting a MOOC student

Record applications for University Preparatory Program (UPP)

The University Preparatory Program (UPP), is for students who have never had the opportunity to study at University. The Program has just closed its first semester intake for 2015, and has experienced a record number of applications. According to Program Coordinator, Dr Chad Habel, the number of applications received this past semester is about double […]

Posted in News | Tagged , , , |

Comments Off on Record applications for University Preparatory Program (UPP)

Onward Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: With hearts as heavy as the darkening monsoon clouds, we approached the Ngee Ann – Adelaide Education Centre on Friday morning in the knowledge that our Inside Singapore Study Tour would soon draw to a close. Dr Benito […]

Posted in Exchange & Study Tours, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on Onward Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Greening Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

During the past few days it has been singa-pouring down. We have experienced the monsoons in full effect. As streams of water fill the streets, thunder rolls around the glass buildings and lightning streaks the sky, we considered the environment that dominates this little red dot. Food security, green energy, water sustainability, aesthetics and animal […]

Posted in Exchange & Study Tours, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on Greening Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

The cultural slow cooker | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Singapore is a rapidly evolving city, high-rise constructions jutt up across the skyline and new MRT stations pop up from the veins of the city’s transport system below. Each morning as we stroll from our hotel to the Ngee […]

Posted in Exchange & Study Tours, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on The cultural slow cooker | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Searching for greater democracy | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: When it is obvious that the goal cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. – Confucius It was our privilege and delight to have Workers’ Party MP, Ms Sylvia Lim and Chief Editor of […]

Posted in Exchange & Study Tours, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on Searching for greater democracy | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Checking out our patch in Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Following a short lecture on Singapore-Australia relations, we hurriedly navigated our way through traffic to Singapore’s Parliament House where we commenced a beguiling hour-long tour around the ‘heart’ of it all. Handing over our passports, we filed in […]

Posted in Exchange & Study Tours, News | Tagged , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on Checking out our patch in Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Scouting out talent at the Singapore Sports Institute | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Nothing says strength like the story of para athlete Scout Bassett. Born in China, Bassett was abandoned and taken to an orphanage after she lost her right leg in what was believed to have been a chemical […]

Posted in Events, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on Scouting out talent at the Singapore Sports Institute | Inside Singapore Study Tour

The enigmatic Mano Karan and a celebration of athletes | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Mano Karan facilitates The Enabling Disability Program, a workshop designed to challenge students perception of disabled persons. His morning workshop had us learning to navigate the building in wheelchairs and on crutches, looking at the design of […]

Posted in Events, News | Tagged , , , , , , , |

Comments Off on The enigmatic Mano Karan and a celebration of athletes | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Firing through Singapore’s Foreign policy | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts student Rebecca Pearson gives her insight on the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Like a kaleidoscope, Singapore’s foreign policy is full of shifting patterns that can be viewed through an array of lenses.  Realism, liberalism and social constructivism are three key international theories that provide alternate views on Singapore’s foreign policy. This unique city state […]

Posted in Exchange & Study Tours, News | Tagged , , , , , |

Comments Off on Firing through Singapore’s Foreign policy | Inside Singapore Study Tour
Faculty of Arts
Address

Ground Floor, Napier Building THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact
Phone: +61 8 8313 5245