Dr Adam Wells

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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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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The SA Centre for Economic Studies (SACES) will further strengthen its contribution to public policy development in South Australia with the establishment of the Independent Research Fund (IRF). The IRF, a collaborative venture between SACES, the University of Adelaide and prominent members of the business community, will analyse some of the most challenging issues facing […]

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Intervarsity winning team, Sydney 1966

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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Experience Adelaide

Moving to a new country as an international student can be a daunting experience. For Trang Le, it was even more challenging as she travelled from Vietnam with her mother and nine month old daughter in tow. Luckily, through the Experience Adelaide program, Trang was connected with Peter Bosneac who would become a cherished friend […]

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Buying a world-class instrument is the dream of any budding musician studying at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Unfortunately, for most, it’s also a daunting and near-impossible task. Such was the case for Bachelor of Music undergraduate Mae Napier-Traeger before the generosity of donors saw her become the custodian of the Koenig-Betcher violin last year. […]

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Léonie Ebert

Ms Léonie Ebert, Bachelor of Science graduate, founder and board member of the Graham F. Smith Peace Foundation, and 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Léonie was presented the Distinguished Alumni Award for her dedication to education, advocacy for women and Aboriginal education, and support of social justice. Founded in […]

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Did you have a favourite lecturer or professor at University? Well this group of alumni did, and his name is Emeritus Professor George Rogers (pictured in the centre of the hug); and every year, wherever they are in the world, a group of George’s former students and postdocs make every effort to travel back to […]

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Aerial view of guests seated for the Board of Benefactors' Festum dinner

More than 150 guests assembled at the National Wine Centre for the inaugural Board of Benefactors’ FESTUM, which recognises the exceptional contributions made by alumni and friends who have pledged more than $25,000 to different areas of the University. Before the main event, guests were treated to a stunning outdoor performance by the Elder Conservatorium […]

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Charlie in front of a lake in Iceland

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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