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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Fri 26 Aug: Asian Studies Seminar – Masters Student Presenations

There will be three Master of Arts (Translation and Transcultural Communication) thesis proposal presentations on Friday of 20 minutes each (15 minutes presentation plus 5 minutes Q&A): LING, Ling Chinese Conceptions of yuan (缘) and Its Uses in Hong Lou Meng YIN, Jia (Cindy) Between Tradition and Modernity: Negotiating the Shengnv (Left-over Women) Discourse HU, Pan Is Evolutionary […]

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Mon 5 Sep: The F-111 Swing Wing Fighter Bomber, The Aardvark Story

The History of Sciences, Ideas and Technology Group September Meeting will host: Air Commodore (Ret.) Ray Perrt to speak about the F-111 Swing Wing Fighter Bomber: The Aardvark Story 7pm Monday 5 September Ira Raymond Room Level 3, Barr Smith Library, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus ALL WELCOME Gold Coin Donation Event Flyer […]

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The best academics get feedback on their writing. You should too.

Writing is first and foremost a form of communication. We can only guess at how well we are communicating if we don’t show our work to anyone else. Getting feedback on your writing is the only way to understand how well you are communicating what you want to express. So why not get as much […]

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Volunteer/ Internship Placement Available: Shelter SA

Suitable for a student studying B.Arts or B.Social Sciences who has completed Media courses or who has experience managing social media. Shelter SA have an internship/volunteer placement for a student for an immediate start. The project is centered around ‘Housing Stress’ and involves developing a collaborative social media platform which will enable people who are currently facing paying over 30% […]

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6 Sep Research Colloquium: Minority and Indigenous Language Policy and Planning in Tertiary Education in Major Universities of China and Australia

The Department of Linguistics brings you the next Adelaide Linguistics Research Colloquium: Minority and Indigenous Language Policy and Planning in Tertiary Education in Major Universities of China and Australia by Jie YANG (Adelaide). Tuesday 6 September, 3:10pm, Room LG18, Napier Building. Further information

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Communicate with your tutors and lecturers. They want you to do well.

It may be hard for you to imagine, but your tutors and lecturers care a great deal about the courses they teach, and about how well you do in them. They want nothing more than to see you do well. If something is going on with you—you are experiencing depression or anxiety, you are just […]

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2016 Winner: History Council of South Australia Life-Long History Achievement Award

Congratulations to Wilfrid Prest, Emeritus Professor of History and Law: For winning the 2016 History Council of South Australia Life-Long History Achievement Award. Professor Prest took up his lectureship in the Department of History at the University 50 years ago and since then has had an impressive career as a teacher, a researcher and as a […]

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Fri 26 Aug: English & Creative Writing Research Seminar

The Department of English and Creative Writing Research Seminar: Friday 26 August at 3pm in Napier 618 All Welcome Phil Butterss Katherine Arguile, ‘Melancholic Things’ Joy McEntee, ‘Trauma, Shame, and Men’s Tears in The Manchurian Candidate (1962)’ Further Information: Friday 26 August seminar

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Are you resilient? Rise to the challenge of your degree.

Think of your goals: to go on an internship, to study abroad, to work as a translator for the CIA. Whatever it is, imagine how you will get there. How will you reach that goal? Don’t let relatively smaller things get you down and stop you from submitting your assignments and achieving these goals. Your […]

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Tue 23 Aug: Study Tour to Singapore Info Session

Study Tour to Singapore – “Inside Singapore: History, Politics, Identity” There are still places available for this year’s edition of “Inside Singapore”. So if you are interested in learning about history, politics and identity in a different way, and want to know more about this study tour, come to this information session. The coordinator, Dr […]

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