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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Emerging Writers’ Festival Sunday Sesh 7 September

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is sponsoring the Sunday session of the Emerging Writers’ Festival on from 12.30pm next Sunday: 12.30pm, Sunday 7 September 2014 SA Writers’ Centre Second Floor, 187 Rundle St Adelaide Dr Stephanie Hester and Dr Jillian Schedneck from the Faculty’s Study Skills Support Team, plus PhD in Creative Writing […]

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Semester 2 Withdrawal Deadline (Census Date)

The last day to delete a course from your record for semester 2, 2014 is Sunday 31 August 2014 (Census Date). If you withdraw by 31 August, the course will be deleted from your record and you will not be charged tuition fees/a student contribution or receive a grade (because the course will be deleted). […]

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Registration Now Open for South Australia Model UN Conference

Interested in world politics? Ever seen yourself sitting in the United Nations as a representative of your country? Register now for the 2014 South Australia Model UN Conference, to be held on 21-24 September. Take the role of a UN delegate and debate some of the world’s most pressing current issues. This is an amazing […]

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Chilla Bulbeck Prize Winners Announced

The winners of the Chilla Bullbeck Prize, established to celebrate the work of Professor Emerita Chilla Bulbeck, a retired staff member of the Discipline of Gender Studies and Social Analysis in the School of Social Sciences, have been announced. The prize of $400 is awarded to the student enrolled in in GSSA 1001 Social Sciences […]

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Transfer Advice Day – Wednesday 27 August

Not all students graduate from the program in which they first enrol! A change of career ambitions, finding another degree which may be a better match for career plans or a number of other reasons leads some students to seek a transfer. So you’re not unusual if you want to change! However, you should get […]

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Public Lecture – Rhetoric, Humour and Persuasion in Medieval French, Thursday 28 August

Professor Olivier Bertrand, of the University of Cergy-Pontoise and the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, will be giving a free public lecture on the topic: “Rhetoric, Humour and Persuasion in Mediaeval French”. The lecture will explore the linguistic processes of humour and persuasion the early stage of the French language before dictionaries existed. This lecture is […]

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HUMSS Faculty Prizes for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to A/Prof Ming Cheung (Discipline of Media) and Dr Lucy Potter (Discipline of English & Creative Writing) who have each been awarded the 2014 Faculty Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Ming has also been awarded the Executive Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Ming was awarded the prizes for her development of curricula and […]

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SA Writers Centre Offers “Digital Writers’ Room”

The art of writing has changed a lot recently. Aspiring and professional writers alike must learn to work not just on paper, but in interactive digital spaces. The SA Writers Centre is offering writers the opportunity to gain valuable experience in this field. Christy Dena, writer-designer-director and expert in the creative digital arena, will be […]

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Brian Coghlan Scholarship in German – Applications Close Friday 15 August

Students currently studying German are encouraged to apply for the Brian Coghlan Scholarship in German. This scholarship, worth $1,500 for one year, will be made available to support students wishing to undertake the course German in Germany or who want to participate in a recognised Germany-Australia semester exchange program. Applications are open to any student […]

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Upcoming Careers Sessions

The University of Adelaide Careers Service will be hosting some upcoming seminars, open to students at all stages of their studies. Workshop One – Where can my degree take me? Wondering which jobs you are able to apply for using your HUMSS degree? Wondering where to start looking? This workshop will guide students through the […]

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