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Alumni in Focus: Patrick Iland OAM, Peter Gago AC, Andrew Caillard MW and Peter Dry.

Award-winning authors of Australian Wine: styles and tastes, people and places Patrick Iland OAM, Peter Gago AC, Andrew Caillard MW and Peter Dry are this month’s Alumni in Focus. Australian Wine: styles and tastes, people and places takes the reader on a journey from the vineyard to the wine glass with 290 pages of informative text, maps, […]

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2018 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship Scholar, one year on: Alexandra Hawthorn

One year after being awarded the prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, one of the University of Adelaide’s 2018 Future Leaders reflects on the past 12 months, what it means to be a leader and the value of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network. In 2018, Alexandra Hawthorn was awarded a Westpac Future Leader Scholarship to pursue […]

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Inaugural Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship Awarded

Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO’s enduring impact on the University of Adelaide was extended further in April as the first student to receive a newly established scholarship in his name was awarded at the School of Biological Sciences prize and graduation drinks. Timothy Allen received the inaugural Emeritus Professor George Rogers Supplementary Scholarship. The scholarship […]

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2018 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship Scholar, one year on: Matilda Handsley-Davis

One year after being awarded the prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, one of the University of Adelaide’s Future Leaders reflects on the past 12 months, what it means to be a leader and the value of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network. Matilda Handsley-Davis was awarded a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship in 2018 to enable positive […]

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Alumni in Focus: Louise Thomas

Co-founder and mechatronics engineer at Tensorfield Agriculture, Augustus Short Scholarship recipient and Bachelor of Engineering graduate Louise Thomas is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Tensorfield Agriculture is a startup dedicated to providing farmers with the next generation of agricultural machinery. Louise’s business endeavours have taken her worldwide. She currently lives between Shenzhen, China, where she […]

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2018 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship Scholar, one year on: Kate Obst

One year after being awarded the prestigious Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, one of the University of Adelaide’s 2018 Future Leaders reflects on the past 12 months, what it means to be a leader and the value of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network. In 2018, Kate Obst was awarded a Westpac Future Leader Scholarship to enable […]

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Alumni in Focus: Simone Slattery

Award-winning violinist and Bachelor of Music Honours graduate Simone Slattery is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Simone is currently undertaking PhD studies at the University of Adelaide, creating editions and recordings of the little-known violin works of Ernest Bloch. She is the recipient of awards and scholarships from the Ian Potter Cultural Trust, the Thomas […]

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Dr Adam Wells

Keeping our brightest minds in the state

In a move that will keep one of Adelaide’s best and brightest medical minds in the State, Dr Adam Wells has been appointed the next Abbie Simpson fellow. A position jointly funded by the NeuroSurgical Research Foundation (NRF) and the University of Adelaide – Adam’s job will be to establish a State Clinical Neurosurgical Facility. […]

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Alumni in Focus: Rob Brookman

Adelaide Festival Executive Director and Bachelor of Arts graduate Rob Brookman AM, is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Rob founded award-winning international arts festival, WOMADelaide in 1992 and most recently rejoined Adelaide Festival as Executive Director in 2017. What are your favourite hobbies? Pretty much the same as my work, plus gardening and reading. Favourite […]

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Intervarsity winning team, Sydney 1966

The University of Adelaide’s long history of playing ball

Formed in the early 90s, the Adelaide University Netball Club first recorded formal teams in 1995 as part of the South Australian Netball Association. But, as told by alumna and former Varsity netball player Sandra Reynolds, the University’s involvement in the sport has a long history spanning as far back as the 1920s. “A sadness […]

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