Skip to content
  • Home / Monthly Archives: March 2013

Monthly Archives: March 2013

What Messes With Your Head at Uni – View the Diary Room Video

The Counselling Service has put together a short 5 minute video of students talking about some of the challenges they face at Uni and to alert them to the counselling support available. This was developed from student contributions at the ‘Diary Room’ in Hub Central during last years Mental Health Awareness Week where students were asked… […]

Posted in News | Tagged , |

Leave a comment

Last day to apply for SSAF-HELP: Sunday 31 March

The due date for payment of the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) for Semester 1 2013 is this Sunday 31 March 2013. If you are an Australian citizen or permanent humanitarian visa holder, you are eligible to defer your SSAF to a SA-HELP loan. You must apply for SA-HELP before 31 March 2013. PLEASE […]

Posted in News | Tagged |

Leave a comment

Special Lecture in Linguistics, Wed 3 April 2013

Geoff Anderson (Member of the Wiradjuri Council of Elders) and Bruce Pascoe (accomplished writer, Secretary of Bidwell-Maap Aboriginal National), are the guest presenters at an upcoming Linguistics Lecture on “Language Revival and Mental Health”. Date/Time: Wed 27 March 2013, 12.00noon Venue: Room LG 28, Lower Ground, Napier Building This special lecture is in addition to […]

Posted in News | Tagged |

Leave a comment

Research in the Media: Tourism spikes in coastal towns put pressure on infrastructure

A study, undertaken by the University of Adelaide, shows that infrastructure requirements in coastal towns are being underestimated because census data, collected during the winter month of August, does not take into account tourism spikes.    The study, commissioned by the National Sea Change Taskforce – a group representing coastal councils, suggests that some town populations […]

Posted in News, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged |

Leave a comment

Creative Writing Professor in the running for top literary award

Professor Brian Castro, Chair of Creative Writing at the University of Adelaide, has been long-listed for the coveted Miles Franklin Award for his novella Street to Street.   The novella is based on the life of Sydney poet Christopher Brennan, from the perspective of a fictional biographer.  Brennan was a celebrated poet who died an impoverished […]

Posted in News | Tagged |

Leave a comment

Last Day to Withdraw without Academic or Financial Penalty – Sun 31 March 2013

The last day to delete a course from your record for semester 1, 2013 is Sunday 31 March 2013.  If you withdraw by 31 March, the course will be deleted from your record and you will not be charged tuition fees/a student contribution or have a grade applied (because the course is deleted). If you […]

Posted in Critical Dates, News | Tagged |

Leave a comment

Position Vacant: Programme Adviser and Marketing Officer with Projects Abroad

Projects Abroad arranges volunteer and internship placements in 28 developing countries. With a global staff of 500 we support over 1000 settings including schools, children’s homes, human rights projects, conservation work and healthcare placements. The Australian office, based in Adelaide, is seeking to recruit a team member to work in marketing, advising prospective volunteers, event […]

Posted in News | Tagged |

Leave a comment

Apply now for Oaktree’s Generate program (applications close Mon 25 March)

Oaktree is Australia’s largest youth-run organisation formed of young volunteers under 26 who are working to end global poverty.  “Generate” is the peer education program for passionate young people wanting to make a difference on extreme poverty. Participants in the 9 week program will engage with aid and development issues, gain skills in public speaking […]

Posted in News | Tagged |

Leave a comment

Create a Writing Career this Weekend

‘You get work however you get work, but keep people keep working in a freelance world (and more and more of today’s world is freelance), because their work is good, because they are easy to get along with and because they deliver the work on time. And you don’t even need all three! Two out […]

Posted in News | Tagged |

Leave a comment

Language Diversity Makes our Community Stronger

Ahead of Harmony Day on Thursday 21 March, Professor of Linguistics and Endangered Languages, Professor Ghil’ad Zuckermann, has called on Australians to understand how language diversity makes our community stronger. “While it’s very easy for people to believe we should all be speaking English in the 21st century, the reality is there are dozens of […]

Posted in News | Tagged |

Leave a comment
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Address

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

Contact
Phone: +61 8 8313 5245