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Inkers and Thinkers symposium on comics and graphic narratives – contribute to 2015 event!

After a successful event in 2014, The University of Adelaide’s Discipline of Media will hold its second annual interdisciplinary symposium on comics and graphic narratives in May 2015. Next year’s theme is ‘Alternative Forms, Alternative Voices’, and researchers from all disciplines are invited to submit abstracts for conference papers by Wednesday 15 October 2014. Questions […]

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Mildura Writers’ Festival – free sessions for students

The Mildura Writers’ Festival brings together some of Australia’s best writers in an intimate, winter program of workshops, lectures and discussion forums. The event will be held 17-20 July 2014. University students can attend some of the sessions free of charge! For further information, see the Mildura Writers’ Festival website, or contact Arts Mildura directly.

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Surge in media studies: Digital mobility creates wave of new career opportunities

Student numbers are booming in the Bachelor of Media as more and more people take advantage of the opportunity to prepare for a career in a dynamic and rapidly changing industry. Students in the degree now have the option of doing a major in Journalism, Marketing or Media Production – or choosing from a broad […]

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electionobservatory.com, Blogging the SA Election

Students enrolled in the course ‘Media Democracies & e-Participation’ blogged on electionobservatory.com, a short-term public conversation about media and politics, over the contentious pre- and post-SA election period. Initiated by A/Professor Mary Griffiths, assisted by a panel of guest bloggers, the platform linked to media mastheads and an independent news aggregator, all official political party […]

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Year 2 Media Enrolment – Information for Enrolling Students

Scheduling of 2014 courses has resulted in a limited choice of courses in semester 1 2014.  Please see the following information to assist you with enrolment: Advanced Level Media Closed Elective: Aside from the core course, Media Theory, three courses are on offer in year 2 semester 1: – MDIA 2334 Writing for News Media […]

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Media student wins ATOM & IPAF Short Film Competition

Congratulations to Bachelor of Media student Carolyn Duchene for winning first prize in the Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) & Intellectual Property Awareness Foundation‘s (IPAF) My Story My Content Short Film Competition. Students across three categories (Primary, Secondary and Tertiary) were given the chance to make a 60 second short film or animation celebrating Australian […]

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Media Interns Visit Channel Nine

The Media Internship is a fantastic course that Media students can enrol in to gain crucial real world experience in the workforce and have it count towards their Bachelor of Media. Following the exceptional performance of current Channel Nine intern, Mihailo Spasojevic, Channel Nine Adelaide contacted the Course Coordinator, A/Prof Mary Griffiths, to commend the […]

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Positions Vacant for HUMSS Students

The University of Adelaide CareerHub is a free online jobs and resources database. There are currently two positions available that may be of interest to HUMSS students: 1. Paid Summer Internship – Alexandrina Council The Alexandrina Council is looking for a first or second year student to work with them on a website project. The […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure: Hollywood meets Silicon Valley with Chris Adam

Majoran Distillery, supported by Ecoversity, presents a rare opportunity for a conversation with an internationally recognised media pioneer, technology and entertainment executive, Chris Adams. Chris is global CEO of Spondo, a Melbourne-based company which allows anyone to profit from video. Spondo enables users to host video content on their own website or social network and […]

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Lunch-time Event – Ying Jiang talks about Australian Politicians’ Use of Chinese Social Media

Media lecturer Ying Jiang will be hosting a lunch-time presentation on Thursday 3rd October, examining how Australian politicians use Chinese social media. Weibo is a popular micro-blogging website in China, which also has around 500,000 users in Australia. Interestingly, politicians across the three levels of government in Australia have also started joining Weibo. Ying’s analysis […]

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