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Agriculture scholarship to fund a bright future for Emma

In 2013, Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences student Emma Goode was working three jobs, commuting more than three hours each day and considering dropping out of University when she became the fortunate recipient of the Trevor Dillon Agronomic Roseworthy Study Scholarship. This year the financial burden was further lifted for Emma when she was named the […]

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Ivy League school awaits John Monash Scholar

Ben Mylius has been awarded the 2013 Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) John Monash Scholarship in Water Studies and will use his scholarship to to study at an Ivy League school in the US. Graduating from the University of Adelaide in 2011 with a Bachelor of Law with 1st Class Honours and the University Medal, a Bachelor […]

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Mature age student finds creative writing success

In 1996 Helen Mitchell was awarded a place in the School of Humanities at The University of Adelaide. She talks about how as a mature-age student, her dream of tertiary education became a reality.

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Natasha’s gift of education

Quality education for everyone – no matter what their background – has been a key motivator for Natasha Stott Despoja AM for as long as she can remember. For the past five years Natasha has funded an undergraduate scholarship to support a financially disadvantaged female student of academic merit to study humanities full-time. “Scholarships are […]

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Billy’s Australian experience boosts his career in Zambia

Billy Malijani came to study at the University of Adelaide from his home country of Zambia. Upon returning from his studies in Australia, Billy was promoted to a new position within the Department of Industry. Now the Principal Economist, his main role is to monitor and evaluate implementation of Government policies, programs and strategies that impact […]

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Andrea’s space mining mission

Mechatronic Engineering graduate, Andrea Boyd is part of a team in Belgium that rotated the entire International Space Station for science objectives. Driven by a desire to ‘understand the entire world’, 29-year-old Andrea has travelled, worked and studied in 50 countries across six continents and is currently helping to write the Space Mining roadmap – combining […]

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Still united by drama – 25 years on

Three former University of Adelaide drama classmates have joined forces in the South Australian premiere of The Dark Room by Angela Betzien. Director David Mealor, actor Nick Garsden and publicist Connie Kosti studied together in the late 1980s before heading off on varied career paths within the world of theatre. With their combined years of […]

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James Breeze: an objective eye

CEO of Objective Asia and Objective Digital, James Breeze is a usability specialist who discovered his “inner leader” and a love of psychology while studying a Bachelor of Science at the University of Adelaide. James and his wife Kylie, the co-founder of Objective Digital, have grown a team of passionate User Experience Consultants in Sydney and […]

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Wine writer creates a fine career blend

As presenter, researcher and producer of New Zealand TV show Thirsty Work, Yvonne Lorkin travels the country highlighting the best of the NZ wine industry. A “fan of all things fermented”, Yvonne also shares her passion for wine off-screen: in her weekly wine column syndicated through nine newspapers, as wine editor for Dish magazine, host […]

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A colourful adventure in sound

Bachelor of Music graduate Jakub Gaudasinski has achieved international success with the global release of his electronic music record Entanglement – his most ambitious musical project to date. Building upon a strong academic foundation at the University of Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium, Jakub has taken the art of music-making to new levels, proving he has what it takes […]

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