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Ron Seidel with Dr Omid Kavehei, a former international PhD student

National Volunteer Week – Ron’s Story

National Volunteer Week celebrates 30 years this month with the theme of ‘making a world of difference.’ As we take the opportunity to recognise our volunteers’ generous contributions, one of the University’s longest serving volunteers, Ron Seidel, reflects on his time with the Talking With Aussies program. Through educational initiatives, committees and boards, as well […]

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National Volunteer Week – Peggy’s Story

National Volunteer Week celebrates 30 years this month with the theme of ‘making a world of difference’. As we take the opportunity to recognise our volunteers’ generous contributions, one of the University’s staff-turned-volunteers Peggy Rowe reflects on her time with the Friends of Urrbrae House and the Freemasons Foundation. Despite retiring as Friends of Urrbrae […]

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Barbara Kidman

Generations of volunteering

Barbara Kidman and Madeleine Ryan find the perfect place to pursue their passion for preserving history. Unbelievably, at 91, Barbara Kidman is only the University of Adelaide’s third oldest volunteer. She is part of the University Volunteer Program comprising more than 2,800 students, alumni, lecturers, friends, family and members of the public who provide nearly […]

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