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Growing connections for wellbeing

Stephanie Schmidt and family on her farm

Resilience skills for rural communities.

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Constructing a legacy

The Reverend Paul Hunt, Lee-Ann Hunt and Rachael Hunt

One family's resolve to inspire future leaders in STEM.

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Perfect pitch: The restoration of two Elder Conservatorium icons

The Elder Conservatorium of Music serves as an important educational institution for budding South Australian musicians, training and hoping to one day perform on the world stage. Elder Hall, situated on the University’s North Terrace campus has a rich history and is home to two particularly iconic Steinway pianos.

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Alumni in Focus: Abla Benhammouche

Abla Benhammouche

Abla Benhammouche is this month's Alumni in Focus.

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ICAC response

On June 24, the University announced that we will make changes to our policies, processes, and culture as part of a series of measures to improve the handling of reports of sexual assault, sexual harassment and other inappropriate behaviour. These changes are outlined in an independent report – Towards a safer and more inclusive culture: University of Adelaide ICAC response.

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Art and soul: Local artist makes her mark

Tsering Hannaford

Over the past few years, Tsering Hannaford has gained significant recognition in the art industry and community, with an undeniable talent, passion and dedication to her craft. She has featured in exhibitions across the globe and achieved an impressive seven nominations for the prestigious Archibald Prize. Though pursuing painting professionally seemed like a natural fit, Tsering almost ended up on a very different career path. 

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SA’s brightest new festival: Rachael Azzopardi’s journey to Illuminate Adelaide

Rachael Azzopardi - Illuminate Adelaide

Alumna Rachael Azzopardi, co-founder and creative director of Adelaide's new winter festival Illuminate Adelaide has come a long way since her days as a student at the Elder Conservatorium. With a career in arts, event and festival management spanning 30 years, she has worked hard to become one of the most respected and influential producers and event creators in the country. In 2021, Rachael has returned home to South Australia to take on her most exciting project to date.

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Welcome to our 2021 graduates

Bonython Hall Graduations

This month, we welcome the graduates from the 2021 cohort into the alumni community.

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Alumni in Focus: Peter Larden

Peter Larden

Peter Larden is this month's Alumni in Focus. 

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Generations of Alumni

Stranks Family 1

The Stranks family has a long and rich history with the University of Adelaide, starting with former Vice-Chancellor and President Donald Stranks AO (1977 - 1986).

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