Did you have a favourite lecturer or professor at University? Well this group of alumni did, and his name is Emeritus Professor George Rogers (pictured in the centre of the hug); and every year, wherever they are in the world, a group of George’s former students and postdocs make every effort to travel back to […]

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Aerial view of guests seated for the Board of Benefactors' Festum dinner

More than 150 guests assembled at the National Wine Centre for the inaugural Board of Benefactors’ FESTUM, which recognises the exceptional contributions made by alumni and friends who have pledged more than $25,000 to different areas of the University. Before the main event, guests were treated to a stunning outdoor performance by the Elder Conservatorium […]

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Charlie in front of a lake in Iceland

Last year, the University offered alumni the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to see the Northern Lights in Iceland by simply updating their details. Bachelor of Computer Science graduate, Charlie Rocklyn was our lucky winner and recently returned from her unique overseas adventure. She shares the highlights, surprises and memories of her […]

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Claire Roberts with daughter and two granddaughters

The inspiring story of one of Australia’s leading pregnancy and birth researchers. Professor Claire Roberts is an incredible woman with seemingly indestructible optimism and an immense love for her family. But the alumna leading the fight against pregnancy complications has a heartbreaking story of unimaginable loss. Five days after giving birth to her son in […]

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Wine was in VinoMofo co-founder Justin Dry’s DNA. With ancestry links to some of the world’s oldest shiraz vines and two uncles working in the industry (one of whom literally wrote the book on viticulture), the University of Adelaide wine marketing graduate had an extraordinary introduction to wine. “I had my uncle Peter lining up […]

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One of the great joys of returning to the University of Adelaide as Vice-Chancellor has been engaging with our alumni in Australia and across the world. As a University of Adelaide graduate, you are part of a large global community comprising more than 140,000 alumni in 134 countries. You help keep the University in touch […]

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Rupa with husband and daughter

Members of the University community have been recognised for their outstanding achievements, winning a number of prestigious awards. We are proud to acknowledge the exceptional accomplishments of those achieving excellence in their field. University of Adelaide Honorary Degrees The Hon. Alexander Downer AC Doctor of the University (honoris causa) In acknowledgement of his exceptionally distinguished […]

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Dr Rupananda Roy, North Terrace campus

Bangladesh’s first indigenous female to receive a PhD shares her amazing journey. Dr Rupananda Roy is polite, unassuming and her eyes sparkle when she talks about her little girl. And as the first indigenous woman from Bangladesh to receive a PhD, her academic achievement has created history. Rupa, as she prefers to be called, belongs to […]

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Matt Parry of Good Crisp Company

Matt Parry takes on Pringles in the ultimate David vs Goliath battle. Matt Parry is the man behind The Good Crisp Company, an all-natural, gluten free snack food brand revolutionising the canister chip industry. Taking America’s better-for-you market by storm, the company’s first year saw its stockists swell from a selection of Northern California Whole […]

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Professor Wayne Hein with final year students Suria Fabbri (front) and Jing Khuu (back) at the Equine Health and Performance Centre

The people and passion behind SA’s only vet school Roseworthy was always going to be the perfect location for South Australia’s inaugural animal and veterinary sciences school. Located just 50 kilometres north of Adelaide, near Gawler, and situated on 1600 hectares of farmland with access to lots of animals, the School has been producing world class […]

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