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Léonie Ebert

Alumni in Focus: 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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Rupa with husband and daughter

University Achievements

Members of the University community have been recognised for their outstanding achievements, winning a number of prestigious awards. We are proud to acknowledge the exceptional accomplishments of those achieving excellence in their field. University of Adelaide Honorary Degrees The Hon. Alexander Downer AC Doctor of the University (honoris causa) In acknowledgement of his exceptionally distinguished […]

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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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Pioneering architect inspires a new generation

A road trip around Australia proved a career defining experience for newly qualified architect Professor Philip Harris (B Arch 1980). He was captivated by the historical architecture of the Australian tropics and in 1980 founded Troppo Architects with fellow University of Adelaide graduate Adrian Welke. Thirty-five years later and Troppo is one of Australia’s most […]

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