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End of year update from the Vice-Chancellor

Professor Peter Høj AC

As we come to the end of 2021, there is much on which to reflect as we prepare for a new year.
Despite the challenges of the global pandemic, we have been able to celebrate some outstanding achievements across the University.

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Meet South Australia's new Governor

This month we sat down with our new Governor, Her Excellency the Honourable Frances Adamson AC. Repeatedly ranked as one of South Australia's most influential people before her appointment, Ms Adamson was a member of the Champions of Change Coalition and Australia’s most senior diplomat. A University of Adelaide economics graduate, international diplomat, political counsellor and mother of four, she has had an illustrious career and is refreshingly humble when talking about her journey to Government House.

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Winery turns its hand to make sanitiser for local community

Victoria Angove

Angove Family Winemakers is testament to how businesses are helping the wider community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Riverland winery is making and donating hand sanitsers to the Renmark Medical Clinic, Hospital and Nursing Home.
 
Victoria Angove (Bachelor of Commerce, 1998) responded quickly after hearing the local medical clinic was struggling to get supplies.

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5 Tips for Job Seekers

In light of current economic times, the job market is very competitive. Despite this, there are many companies still advertising roles and many industries that need to employ extra staff over the coming few months. Now is the time to be polishing that resume and ensuring your application lands at the top of the pile. 

Here are some of our top tips for job seekers:

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Alumni in Focus: Nick Winter

Opening bowler for the Redbacks and Strikers, Nick Winter, is this month’s Alumni in Focus.

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Alumni in Focus: McKeely Denholm

McKeely Denholm (B Health Sc 2014) is our Alumni in Focus this month.

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Elizabeth Maud McBriar OAM Scholarship

Tom Davis and his partner Emeritus Professor Diana Walker

A generous scholarship in the name of Elizabeth Maud McBriar OAM will continue to encourage the University’s best and brightest geology students in their pursuit of education. 

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