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Apply now for Overseas Short Courses!

Applications are currently open for AIM Overseas’January 2017 intensive short courses overseas. Places are limited so APPLY NOW!!! These are academic short courses taught during the summer holidays by some of the world’s leading universities. They are designed to count for credit and meet the requirements for the $6470 OS-HELP loan. These programs make the most of their location, […]

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Geography, Environment & Population Student Achievements

The Department of Geography, Environment & Population wish to congratulate the following students on their recent achievements. Rachael Nielsen has been chosen to represent the University of Adelaide at the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research. Rachael will be presenting the findings of a research project on cycling infrastructure that she completed while doing a Faculty of Arts internship […]

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Geography, Environment and Population Prize Night

The Department of Geography, Environment and Population recently held a prize night on Thursday 5 May 2016. The prizes have been awarded to top students from 2015, the winners are as follows: The Allison Nitschke Memorial Prize: Ella Langford The John Lewis Prize for Geography: Ella Langford The Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Management Medal: Level I Myles Fauser The […]

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Not the Royal Croquet Club: School of Social Sciences

Today, the School of Social Sciences hosted an event for first year students called “Not the Royal Croquet Club”. The event encouraged first year students studying within the School to meet other first year students and chat informally with some academic staff. Thank you also to the students who joined in on the celebrations after their graduation ceremony […]

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Nominations Open: 2016 CHASS Australian Prizes

Nominations are now open for the Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) 2016 Australian Prizes. Two categories are suitable for students: Future Leader ($2,000): for a future leader in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences below 35 years of age. Student ($500 Co-op Voucher): for a student project, performance, exhibition or thesis […]

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Environmental Change Field Trip

John Tibby led a 2nd and 3rd year field trip to the lower River Murray region.  The students examined a sediment core from Cooke Plains to investigate recent environmental change in the region.  A video explaining the coring is available here. The intrepid coring crew heading out to obtain a coring (Photo: Simon Marek)

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Careers Night

Geography, Environment and Population and the University’s Careers Service hosted a careers night which provided advice to students about how to obtain jobs from their degrees.  The students heard from recent graduates and from a panel of potential employers.  Over 100 people attended. Kate Fechner discussing how her internship helped her to obtain a job […]

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FRAGS Funding: 2016 Projects

Congratulations to the those who have received funding in the 2016 Faculty Research Active Grant Scheme (FRAGS) round for the following projects: Prof Rachel Ankeny (Dept. of History) and Dr Kathryn Bowd (Dept. of Media)  – Sharing the table: understanding and strengthening Australian agriculture’s social licence to operate Prof Han Baltussen and Dr Jacqueline Clark (Dept. of […]

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Master of Urban Planning

The Discipline of Geography, Environment and Population works in partnership with the School of Architecture to teach the Master of Urban Planning.

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Professor Graeme Hugo awarded the IAG Australia-International Medal

In July 2014, Professor Graeme Hugo (Director of the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre) was awarded the Institute of Australian Geographers Australia-International Medal “in recognition of his outstanding contribution, as an Australian geographer, to the advancement of Geography world-wide”. The medal was presented at the annual conference of the Institute of Australian Geographers (combined […]

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