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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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Augustus Short and Education

Augustus Short attended Westminster School, The Collegiate School of St Peter at Westminster in London from 1811–1820. For his final four years at the School he won, by academic competition, a prestigious scholarship as a King’s Scholar, a scholarship first created by Queen Elizabeth I. He later reminisced, “I now more fully realise than ever […]

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

The inaugural Board of Benefactors’ FESTUM

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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Vice-Chancellor’s Welcome

One of the great joys of returning to the University of Adelaide as Vice-Chancellor has been engaging with our alumni in Australia and across the world. As a University of Adelaide graduate, you are part of a large global community comprising more than 140,000 alumni in 134 countries. You help keep the University in touch […]

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Thank you for making a difference

On behalf of the entire University of Adelaide, students, staff and alumni, it’s my great pleasure and privilege to convey our appreciation for your ongoing support. In 2017, 1,379 donors contributed more than $8.2 million to the University, 113 scholarships were funded, and an incredible 2,801 volunteers devoted a total of 69,826 hours to our […]

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Vice-Chancellor’s welcome

The University of Adelaide has more than 140,000 alumni, a remarkable statistic. They play an important role in contributing to our institution’s future – they are our best ambassadors. On the one hand, the University is both proud of and indebted to its alumni. On the other hand, our alumni benefit from ongoing connectivity with […]

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