In October, three Malaysian alumni returned to Adelaide to catch-up with friends and visit their old stomping grounds.  One of those alumni was Paulus Amin Det who graduated in 1980 with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science.  Since graduating, Paulus has been working as a black pepper researcher in the areas of breeding and cultural practices […]

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Every year, the University of Adelaide is proud to welcome back alumni to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graduation. On Friday 20 October, we celebrated the Class of 1967. Graduates were invited back to Bonython Hall for a Commemoration Ceremony followed by a luncheon. We were delighted to host over half of the graduating […]

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There’s a lot of advice out there about landing your next job. But what if you already like the job you are in? Here are 3 tips to become an even better employee! Become a ‘YES- woman/man’. When you get the opportunity to learn a new skill, receive further training, or a new professional development […]

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The current job market is competitive but don’t be disheartened, there is a great deal you can do to stand out from the crowd! Here are some of our tips for making this happen! Write a brilliant resume: The golden rule is to tailor your resume for each job you apply for. To set yourself […]

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Julian O Shea

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in 2005, Julian O’Shea has had an incredible career driving projects that create social change to improve the lives of many. A former Director of the Engineers Without Borders Institute Julian built a movement of engineers, researchers and designers who delivered technical solutions to improve life for […]

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One of Australia’s greatest medical pioneers and distinguished graduate from the University of Adelaide, Dr Basil Hetzel was renowned for his outstanding achievements in major aspects of public health and clinical medicine. Since graduating from the University with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1944, Dr Hetzel made a difference to the lives of millions with […]

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Natalie Wade

At the age of 27, solicitor and University of Adelaide law graduate Natalie Wade (LLB 2012, B Com (Mgt) 2011) has been given the prestigious title of the Australian Young Lawyer of the Year. Presented by the Law Council, Natalie has been recognised for her advocacy for equality within the legal profession. Natalie is currently […]

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Sandy Pitcher

Sandy Pitcher (BA 1995, LLB 1997) is leading the way for Adelaide to become the world’s first carbon neutral city. One of the top female public servants in South Australia, Sandy is the Chief Executive of the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR). During the Conference of Parties, COP 21 in Paris, Sandy […]

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Steven Langsford

University of Adelaide graduate Steven Langsford was recently crowned the winner of the 2016 Translation Prize (Prose Section) from The Australian Association for Literary Translation (AALITRA). Competing against 24 entries and judged by four top experts in Chinese literature and translation, Steven was awarded winner of the Prose section in which he was tasked with […]

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Donald McGurk

Since graduating with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Adelaide in 2004, Donald McGurk has become a successful business leader following a diverse career in manufacturing operations. He is now Managing Director and CEO at Codan Limited, a company that specialises in the design, manufacture and marketing of electronic communications equipment […]

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