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The University of Adelaide: Pioneering Women’s Right to Higher Education

Gender relations and attitudes towards women have been very much to the fore in the current national political debate. At the centre of course is Australia’s first female Prime Minister. Many would know that Julia Gillard studied with the University of Adelaide between 1979 and 1981, and that it’s here that she first demonstrated a […]

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The 1961 International Intercollegiate Turtle Tournament

It’s hard to know quite what University of Adelaide Student Representative Council members might have made of this 1961 missive from University of Detroit Student Council President (and Head Turtle Keeper) Bob Bowen:
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Part of the University of Detroit’s Spring Carnival (equivalent perhaps to our Prosh), the Turtle Tournament was apparently widely […]

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