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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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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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Dr Bill Wallace and Lyn Mackay in costume as Mr and Mrs Waite on the lawns of Urrbrae House

Celebrating our volunteers

We cannot thank the University’s inspiring community of volunteers enough. With numbers growing by more than 150 in 2017, a total of 2,801 selfless individuals gave a combined 69,826 hours of their time in support of our many education and research-related endeavours. This is the equivalent of a staggering $2.8 million worth of volunteer time. […]

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