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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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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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Ageing Well Revolution Conference

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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Anonymous donor funds Emeritus Professor George Rogers AO Supplementary Scholarship

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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Inspirational Alumna Lara Damiani’s global film journey

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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Malaysian Alumni return to the University of Adelaide after 38 years!

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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Alumni visit Waite Campus 50 years on

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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How to be a better employee in less than 2 minutes!

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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Julian O Shea

Engineering entrepreneur driving social change

Since graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in 2005, Julian O’Shea has had an incredible career driving projects that create social change to improve the lives of many. A former Director of the Engineers Without Borders Institute Julian built a movement of engineers, researchers and designers who delivered technical solutions to improve life for […]

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Paying tribute to Dr Basil Hetzel AC (1922-2017)

One of Australia’s greatest medical pioneers and distinguished graduate from the University of Adelaide, Dr Basil Hetzel was renowned for his outstanding achievements in major aspects of public health and clinical medicine. Since graduating from the University with a Bachelor of Medicine in 1944, Dr Hetzel made a difference to the lives of millions with […]

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