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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Write Now Competition – 2013 Anthology

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Write Now! Writing Competion is open to high school students living, studying, working or volunteering in the City of Salisbury council area.   Students are required to submit either an image or written piece which refects the year’s theme. In 2012, the theme was ‘A Different World’.  The winners […]

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Last Day to Withdraw without Academic or Financial Penalty – Sat 31 August 2013

The Census Date for Semester 2 is this Saturday, 31 August 2013. If you withdraw from a course after this date, the course will remain on your record and you will still be required to pay for the course (tuition fees or HECS-HELP).  You will also receive a grade, depending on the date you withdraw, which […]

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Open Day Videos Online

Our popular Open Day talks are now available for viewing online. Presentations were given on the Bachelor of Arts, Media and International Studies, by academic staff and former students of the programs. Check them out at  

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Australian Red Cross International Humanitarian Action Training (IHAT), 4 – 6 September

This popular course is an inspiring and informative three-day intensive course designed to teach you what it takes to be a more effective aid worker. If you have ever thought of becoming an aid worker and want to find out more about humanitarian action and whether its the career for you, IHAT offers you the […]

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Overland Magazine Short Story Prize

Overland, one of Australia’s long-standing literary and cultural magazines, has partnered with Victoria University for the 2013 Short Story Prize. You must be a new and emerging writer (i.e. have not yet published a book with commercial distribution) to enter. With a $6000 first prize and two runner-up prizes of $1000, the award is the […]

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Transfer Advice Day, Tuesday 27 August 2013

Drop in – don’t drop out! Applications to internally transfer into a new program (or to start another program concurrently) for Semester 1, 2014 are now open. If you need advice about changing your degree in any way, e.g. swapping your program or picking up a double degree, you can chat to our HUMSS support […]

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Have you ever thought of riding your bike to uni?

The North Terrace campus has 3 secure storage enclosures for bicycles: Napier Underground Carpark Southern side of the Barr Smith Lawns Near the entrance to the Horace Lamb Building As a student or staff member of the university, you can access these enclosures free of charge by presenting your University of Adelaide ID card for […]

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Congratulations to HUMSS ‘Hearsay’ winners

The shortlist for On Dit‘s creative writing competition, Hearsay, has been announced. We are pleased to report three HUMSS students amongst the winners: First Prize Seb Tonkin (Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Laws) Second Prize Vicki Griffin (Bachelor of Media with Bachelor of Laws) Editor’s Choice Amy Maynard (Doctor of Philosophy – Media) To […]

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Announcing the winner of our Video Testimonial Competition

Thank you to all students who entered our Video Testimonial Competition. Our judges faced a tough decision, however only three prizes could be awarded! Congratulations to our winners… First Place – $1000 Matthew Assels (Bachelor of Media with Bachelor of Arts) Second Place – $750 Scott Cleggett (Bachelor of Arts with Bachelor of Laws; Diploma […]

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Assignment Submission

As week 4 is now upon us, here’s a friendly reminder of where hard copy assignments are accepted. Unless the course coordinator has advised you to submit your assignments electronically, they must be handed in at the relevant School Office; this is dependent on the discipline area of the course. For a list of the […]

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