The University recently hosted nine Children’s University Adelaide graduation ceremonies. SA Education Minister Susan Close was the guest speaker at one of the ceremonies, where she spoke about the importance of self-directed learning beyond the classroom. The Children’s University concept offers superior educational experiences outside of school for children aged 7 to 14 years, and volunteering opportunities […]

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The University of Adelaide sponsored the Ageing Well Revolution Conference which was presented by the Economic Development Board on 22 – 23 November. The conference program was developed to inspire international, national and local businesses to engage with the Ageing Well sector, and encourage discussion about the role of social and business innovation in connecting consumers, […]

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On 5 February 2018, the University Council will convene the Annual Meeting of the University Community comprising the staff, students and graduates of the University. The meeting is convened by the University Council pursuant to section 18 of the University of Adelaide Act 1971. The meeting is your opportunity to ask questions about your University […]

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Recently University of Adelaide alumni met with the Australian High Commissioner to the UK in London over breakfast to discuss how to have a global impact in their careers. The High Commissioner encouraged alumni to gain new skills and experiences abroad before returning home to help build a brighter future in South Australia. Not only […]

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Australian winemaker Peter Rumball recently joined us for our final Alumni Breakfast Series event for 2017. The event was held where Peter’s winemaking journey first began, amongst the vineyards of the University of Adelaide Waite Campus. Peter shared with us his career story and the highs and lows of starting Rumball Sparkling Wines. He also […]

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In 2017 an anonymous donor made a donation of $150,000 to the University of Adelaide to establish the Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship. With additional funding by the Faculty of Sciences, this scholarship valued at $10,000 per annum will be awarded each year to the highest ranked applicant for a Research Training Program […]

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How did graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 2002 lead Lara Damiani to an exclusive, sit down interview with the Dalai Lama?  After completing her degree Lara worked mostly as a freelance communications consultant. In 2006 she decided she wanted a career change, something that would feed her soul. That was the beginning of […]

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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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