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Charlie in front of a lake in Iceland

Charlie’s unforgettable Icelandic adventure

Last year, the University offered alumni the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to see the Northern Lights in Iceland by simply updating their details. Bachelor of Computer Science graduate, Charlie Rocklyn was our lucky winner and recently returned from her unique overseas adventure. She shares the highlights, surprises and memories of her […]

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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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The risks and rewards of working in war zones

Life as a United Nations peacekeeper working in some of the world’s most volatile conflict zones can be tough, confronting and often dangerous. The role is a world away from Kym’s early life in the Riverland and student days at the University of Adelaide where she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts and Law with […]

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Carmine Piantedosi: Vanuatu

Life passes by in “Pacific time” for Vanuatu resident and law graduate Carmine Piantedosi, who has spent the past five years ensuring the island’s residents are paying a fair price for their electricity and water. The qualified electrical engineer who completed a law degree at the University of Adelaide in 2000, moved to the subtropical […]

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David Williams: Budapest

Law and Economics graduate David Williams moved to Budapest in May 2011 after accepting a partnership with PricewaterhouseCoopers. David has responsibility for taxation affairs and business transformation across a wide tract of Europe as well as the Middle East and Africa. This is his story:

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Jane Chapman: Bermuda

University of Adelaide graduate Jane Chapman has been working in Bermuda since 2008. The Adelaide-trained anaesthetic nurse left South Australia for London in 1997 to take up senior posts at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington before transitioning into healthcare and capital planning and relocating to the tropical paradise where she currently resides.

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