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Mark Harrington

Alumni in Focus: Mark Harrington

MyCar company founder Mark Harrington is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Mark is also a financial advisor who has worked on international billion dollar projects. MyCar is South Australia’s first and only zero-emission chauffeur service, supporting the City Council’s ambition to make Adelaide the world’s first carbon neutral city. myCar.green, provides eco-friendly transport to get around […]

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Westpac Bicentennial Foundation: 2018 scholarship afternoon tea

Together with Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, the University of Adelaide hosted an afternoon tea to celebrate our 2018 scholarship recipients and to showcase the opportunities that the Westpac Scholarship Program can provide to future applicants. The Westpac Scholarship Program is an initiative of the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, which celebrated Westpac’s 200 anniversary in 2017 with a […]

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Yuan Yuan

Alumni in Focus: Yuan Yuan

This month’s Alumni in Focus is Wines by Geoff Hardy (WBGH) Export Sales Manager Yuan Yuan (Masters of Agriculture Science – Agribusiness). WBGH has a larger share of the Australian wine market in China than it has in Australia, and Yuan Yuan has played an instrumental role in driving the company’s growth. What are your […]

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Martin Andrew, new graduate member of University of Adelaide Alumni Council

New graduate member at Alumni Council

Dr Martin Andrew has been elected as the graduate member of the University of Adelaide Council. Martin will serve a two-year term from 6 September 2018 to 5 September 2020. Martin graduated from the University of Adelaide with a BSc(Hons) and a PhD. He is also a former academic staff member of the University and, […]

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Connections Week Outreach

Ending street homelessness in the inner city

Adelaide could be the first city in Australia to end street homelessness with the Don Dunstan Foundation, the Hutt Street Centre and more than 30 other organisations joining forces on a number of initiatives to tackle the issue. The Foundation is hosting the upcoming fifth Homelessness Conference which will profile emerging local, national and global […]

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Alumni in Focus: Geoff Harcourt

This month’s Alumni in Focus is Professor Emeritus Geoff Harcourt, AC Reader in the History of Economic Theory, Emeritus, University of Cambridge, Emeritus Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge and Professor Emeritus, University of Adelaide. Professor Harcourt has a long association with the University’s economics department: first as a student and then as a teacher. He was […]

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Connor Bakaj Augustus Short Scholarship Appeal Recipient 2018

Scholarship makes move to Adelaide possible for Renmark student

Some of Australia’s highest achieving students risk never making it to university because they live in regional or rural areas, or are experiencing financial hardship. If it wasn’t for the Augustus Short Scholarship, an endowed fund which is generously supported by our alumni every year, Connor Bakaj might’ve been one of these students. Connor knew […]

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Alumni in Focus: James Kitching

This month’s Alumni in Focus is James Kitching, founder and Managing Director of Kitching Sports (a multi-national sports consulting business) and Chair of Saudi Arabia’s disciplinary and ethics committee for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. James graduated with a Dip Lang 2005, B Int St 2005, B Int St (Hons) 2006, LL B 2008 and […]

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Alumni Council elections

The Alumni Council is an advisory council for the purpose of furthering the interests of the University on matters relevant to alumni. The Alumni Council is chaired by Loiusa Rose (pictured), and its membership includes representatives of faculties and the Waite and Roseworthy campuses, elected by graduates. Each year, half of the elected positions come […]

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Feng Fu, Alumni and Donor, University of Adelaide

Alumnus in focus: Feng Fu 

The University of Adelaide alumnus Feng Fu has worked in asset management for 10 years. He is currently the chief portfolio manager for a hedge fund in Mainland China. He was one of the alumni who attended the Back to Campus event last month. Feng has a strong bond with the University, that continues to […]

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