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Nick Walker & David O'Leary

Nick Walker and David O'Leary

After graduating from Roseworthy over thirty years ago, Nick and David set out to gain experience in the wine industry. They relished the experience of working at several top-shelf wineries across South Australia, including Petaluma Wines, Chateau Reynella and Thomas Hardy and Sons. They then went on to learn the art of winemaking at well-known Annie's Lane, located in the heart of the Clare Valley.

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David Coyner

David Coyner

David graduated from Roseworthy in 2005 and was elected President of the Roseworthy Old Collegian's Association in 2017. While growing up in Port Augusta, David earned his passion for agriculture from time spent on the family farm near Kimba, with his Grandfather Bill Scott, who was from a pioneering farming family in the region. David now owns and operates his own company, Tin Roof Financial Services, a financial broking business providing services for predominantly for Agriculture along with various other industry sectors.

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Natalie Williams' symphonic celebration of Bradman

Natalie Williams

Bachelor of Music graduate (Hons 1999) Natalie Williams was recently commissioned to compose a new symphonic work honouring the life and achievements of Australian icon, Sir Donald Bradman AC.

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Ivy league school awaits John Monash scholar

Ben Mylius has been awarded the 2013 Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) John Monash Scholarship in Water Studies and will use his scholarship to to study at an Ivy League school in the US.

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Mature age student finds creative writing success

In 1996 Helen Mitchell was awarded a place in the School of Humanities at The University of Adelaide. She talks about how as a mature-age student, her dream of tertiary education became a reality.

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Andrea's space mining mission

Mechatronic Engineering graduate, Andrea Boyd is part of a team in Belgium that rotated the entire International Space Station for science objectives.

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Matt’s Policy on Science

2005 Rhodes Scholar Matt Wenham has enjoyed a varied career path, using his science degree to teach high school students in rural Malawi before crossing continents to Washington DC where he now works for a non-profit think tank that links scientists and policy makers.

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Tamson's path to academia

2003 Rhodes Scholar Tamson Pietsch nurtured her love of ideas and scholarship during her undergraduate days at the University of Adelaide. Whole afternoons spent in the Union Building, drinking coffee and debating ‘the big questions of life’ with fellow students set her on the path to a career in academia.

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