Building cultural partnerships

The University is committed to extending our partnerships with the community and in particular, the cultural sector to deliver a multi-faceted events program which combines learning, research, culture, entertainment and the performing arts, on campus and in the heart of the city.

We welcome the opportunity to partner with other cultural, community and not-for-profit groups to:

  • Animate the campus as a destination of cultural and community events
  • Contribute to the economic development and sustainability of South Australia
  • Raise aspirations about higher education pathways 
  • Deliver better informed policy-making, products and services 
  • Increase public engagement and cultural enrichment by sharing the latest research and knowledge 

For more information, please contact Becci Love, Manager, Events on +61 8 8313 1597 or becci.love@adelaide.edu.au

Upcoming events



Stories From The South: A Public Book Club

Booklovers are invited to join a new in-person discussion book club featuring a series of brilliant literary works that have emerged from what Adelaide’s resident Nobel Prize winner, J.M. Coetzee, describes as the “unique world” of the South.



The Future of Emotional Wellness

Join a panel of wellbeing experts and discover the future of mental health. Speakers include Nathan Jones (PhD candidate at the School of Psychology), Dr Tiffany De Sousa Machado (Lecturer, Adelaide Business School) and Christel Cherryadi (student, School of Humanities). Friday 6 October, 3 pm. TechCentral Lecture Theatre, Lot Fourteen. Tickets.



Meet the author - Dr Bernice Eu

Vulnerable but Invincible, Memoirs of a Singapore Doctor in Australia. Meet the author Dr Bernice Eu as she guides you on a journey through childhood, university, travelling, marrying, doctoring, politics, family life, and more of her extraordinary life's experiences. Wednesday 18 October 1-2 pm. Ira Raymond Room, Enter Level 3, Barr Smith Library, North Terrace campus. RSVP. 



Kevin Marjoribanks Memorial Lecture

The Importance of Girls’ Education: A Father’s Perspective. This year’s guest speaker is Mr Ziauddin Yousafzai, an educational activist and teacher. After the Talibanisation of the region where they lived, his daughter Malala (Nobel Prize winner, 2014) took a stand beside him in the fight for the education rights of girls. Friday 27 October, 5-6.30 pm. Bonython Hall, North Terrace campus. Register.



Ingenuity 2023

Meet the next generation of innovators who will shape the world’s technological, social and commercial future. Visit Ingenuity 2023 for an interactive showcase. Wednesday 1 November, 9.30 am—3.30 pm. Adelaide Convention Centre. Register.