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Welcome to the International Student Support (ISS) News & Events blog! Staff from the ISS will update this blog regularly throughout the year with information about what’s on in Adelaide and at the University. You will also find links and information about other opportunities for international students.

If you would like to contribute to the blog, please feel free to contact us with your writing.

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International Student Support will be closed for the break over Christmas and New Year.

Closing: Monday 24 December, 2.30pm
Re-opening: Wednesday 2 January, 9.00am

Please note that we will not be monitoring email or phone communications during the break period.

If you have an emergency, please contact the Security office.

We look forward to seeing you back in 2019!

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Due to popular demand, the Words on Wheels tour company is offering another tour to South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula. The three-day tour includes surf lessons, fishing, BBQ, and a chance to explore this beautiful part of the world.

When: December 21, 22, 23
Price: $330 per person
More info and sign up: See the flyer

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For your next study period, there’s a new, easier way to enrol in your classes: EnrolMe. The system is now live, and you’re able to use it to enrol in your courses for 2019 (after enrolments open in December 2018).
You can see a list of enrolment opening dates here, and try out EnrolMe here.

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If you’re enrolled in an agriculture-related degree, you can enter the 2018 My Memorable Uni Moment contest. Send a photo of your most memorable uni moment of 2018 and win some exciting prizes.
It is National Agriculture Day on November 21 and the Centre for Global Food and Resources wants to celebrate the contribution of agriculture […]

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With the weather heating up, summer will soon be here – which means the return of Moonlight Cinema. This outdoor cinema features new and classic movies.
When: 8 December 2018 – 17 February 2019
Where: Botanic Park
More info: See the website

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An event that each year attracts 30,000+ people to Elder Park, Carols by Candlelight is a free, family-friendly event that is an institution in Adelaide. There are songs, fireworks, and more.
When: Saturday 15 December, from 2.00pm (main event begins at 8.15pm
Where: Elder Park
How much: Free
More info: See the website

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As part of the OzAsia Festival, enjoy impromptu tea experiences throughout the Art Gallery as well as performances with World Tea Gathering co-founder Adam Wojciński and performance artist Yumi Umiumare.
When: Friday 2 November 2018, various times
Where: Art Gallery of South Australia
How much: Free
More info: See the website

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The Art Gallery of SA is hosting an exhibition of 100 Pablo Picasso etchings, which represent a critical point in his artistic career. Entry to the exhibition is free.
When: 17 November 2018 – 3 February 2019
Where: The Art Gallery of South Australia
How much: Free
More info: See the website

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Who doesn’t love yum cha? This Sunday, Gouger Street will host a yum cha street party, with live music and yum cha menus curated by three restaurants.
When: Sunday 28 October
Where: Gouger Sreet
How much: $100 / ticket (2 people)
More info: See the event Facebook page

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The Christmas Pageant is an annual tradition in Adelaide – it’s a free, family-friendly event featuring a parade of colourful floats, clowns, and characters – including Father Christmas (Aussie for ‘Santa’).
When: Saturday 10 November, from 9.30am (though you will need to find a viewing position before then)
Where: Adelaide CBD – see the parade route here
How much: […]

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