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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Friday 15 April – Anna Goldsworthy to play Australian premiere of Stephen Whittington’s Autumn Thoughts

Acclaimed pianist Anna Goldsworthy will be performing works by Stephen Whittington, Larry Sitsky, Graeme Koehne, Schubert, Prokofiev and Beethoven at Elder Hall this Friday 15 April. Titled “Back to the Future,” the works will be performed in reverse chronology, beginning in today’s Australia and culminating with a futuristic work of nineteenth-century piano music. Elder Conservatorium of […]

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Explore the Academic Resources in each Course

Perhaps just the piece of advice or instruction you are looking for exists right within your grasp, under the Resources tab in each of your MyUni courses. Instructors often provide helpful guides, tips, and modules within their courses, so have a poke around. The Academic Skills Resource course, located under ‘Other Courses’ on your MyUni […]

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Say Hello to the Person Next to You

Put down your phone. Just for a minute. Catch the eye of the person next to you. Smile. Say “Hi.” Talk about the class, your jobs, your other assignments, anything. You’ve made a friend. Now do it again. It’s easy to immerse ourselves in the world of our phones—the people who love and care about […]

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Discover a Place on Campus to Suit Your Study Style

When I was an undergraduate, I had one desk at the library that I loved. It was a quiet spot on the third floor, nestled near contemporary novels. I would stare at the incoherent etchings and doodles on the surface of the desk, and distract myself with thoughts of all the students who studied here […]

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It’s OK To Ask For Help

For my very first essay of my undergraduate degree, I got a C, and I was very disappointed. Yet, I also knew that I deserved this mark, because I hadn’t asked for any help while writing the paper, and I didn’t understand the assignment or how to write it. I suffered alone, confused and overwhelmed, […]

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Grants Available for International Study

Did you know that you can apply for a grant from the Australian Government to do an exchange course or internship placement in a university in the Indo Pacific/ South-East Asia region? Learn more about this through Global Engagement. Priority is given to students: Studying a language Wanting to do an internship Enrolled in 2nd […]

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PhD Student’s Article on Women’s Rights in Nepal Wins Prize

Congratulations to PhD student Margaret Becker, who recently won the 2015 Wang Gungwu Prize for the best article published in Asian Studies Review in 2015. Margaret’s article was developed from a workshop paper presented by the Indo-Pacific Governance Research Centre, initially developed from data collected during her twelve month fieldwork in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2009-10. […]

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UNICEF Communication for Humanitarian Action Project

In response to the need to develop guidance that could be used to rapidly generate emergency communication strategies, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) teamed with the University of Adelaide’s Department of Anthropology and Development Studies to develop informative and accessible resources that offered a number of practical emergency communication strategy development steps. Produced by Associate […]

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