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Monthly Archives: May 2013

A global citizen making a better world for women

Jane Sloane sees herself as a ‘citizen of the world’ and while she has called many corners of the globe home, she firmly holds onto her Australian identity. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Adelaide in 1985 and later completing a Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of […]

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Law student crowned a scholarship winner in Denmark

A University of Adelaide Law student studying in Denmark has been awarded the prestigious Crown Princess Mary Scholarship for 2013. Sarah Hibbard is a double degree student in Science and Law at the University of Adelaide.¬† She completed her Bachelor of Science (Jurisprudence) with a major in Psychology and went on to achieve First Class […]

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Rural scholar urges students to ‘give back’

Medical graduate and psychiatrist-in-training Dr Martin Downs counts himself among “the lucky ones” to have studied Medicine at the University of Adelaide. The former Mt Gambier resident and Rural Bonded Scholar says the outstanding facilities, curricula and student culture at Adelaide both inspired and fulfilled him, leading to lifelong friendships and a willingness to “give […]

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Emeritus Professor Laurie Frederick Neal celebrates 100th birthday

Surrounded by friends and family from around the world, Emeritus Professor Laurie Frederick Neal celebrated his one hundredth¬†birthday at a garden party in the UK on 6 May. Professor Neal, who was Professor of Education at the University of Adelaide from 1959 to 1978, single-handedly built up the Department of Education at the University, including […]

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