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Celebration of Nobel Prize in Literature anniversaries

Nobel Prize in Literature anniversaries

A special lineup of authors will take part in a celebration hosted by the University of Adelaide commemorating the Nobel Prize in Literature anniversaries of J.M. Coetzee and Patrick White.

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Rhodes Scholar-Elect will solve issues of the future by studying the past

Oliver Douglas

Mr Oliver Douglas, Bachelor of Arts (Honours) majoring in history, has been named as the University of Adelaide’s 114th Rhodes Scholar-Elect.

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Highlighting the importance of girls’ education

Ziauddin Yousafzai

The importance of girls’ education will be emphasised during a special public lecture at the University of Adelaide, featuring activist and educator Mr Ziauddin Yousafzai, whose daughter Malala was a Nobel Prize winner in 2014. 

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School of Education Representatives at the 2024 United Nations Global Peace Summit

A collage of Yuli and Wenfei

Ms Yuli Astiana and Ms Wenfei Li will be representing the School of Education at the 3rd Global Peace Summit (hosted by Humanitarian Affairs Asia) at the United Nations Conference Centre, Bangkok, in January 2024, and will act as Humanitarian Affairs Peace Ambassadors throughout 2024. 

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ABLE visits Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Nanjing, and Jinan

Ankit speaking with students

Dr Ankit Agarwal from the Adelaide Business School, alongside other staff representing the Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics, has been visiting Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Nanjing, and Jinan.

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Sea shanty celebrating South Australia performed by 300 schools

Anne Mathews standing alongside piano in Elder Hall

A sea shanty, written by a University of Adelaide student, that celebrates South Australian history will be performed by 300 schools statewide during the Primary Schools’ Music Festival this September. 

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Wine students win Outbound Knowledge Exchange Bursaries

A collage of Syuzanna and Yanina

Two University of Adelaide PhD Candidates will travel across the globe to exchange knowledge with overseas counterparts that will address challenges and opportunities facing the wine sector.

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Unique musical collaboration explores cross-cultural soundscapes

group of musicians

A special free musical event will explore the rich cultural legacies of two nations when musicians from the University of Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium of Music collaborate with peers from Singapore’s Yong Siew Toh (YST) Conservatory for a one-night-only concert in Adelaide. 

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Economics students win Visualise Your Thesis awards

A collage of Jack and Trang

Congratulations to Jack Hetherington and Trang Huyen Dang from the School of Economics and Public Policy for winning awards in the 2023 Visualise Your Thesis Awards!

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Equal Pay Day 2023

A collage of Julia Gillard and Duygu Yengin

Each year the Workplace Gender Equality Agency uses the Australian Bureau of Statistics average weekly earnings data to calculate the number of days after the end of financial year that women have to work to be paid the same as the average man. The date they arrive at is called Equal Pay Day.

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