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The University of Adelaide is committed to building and maintaining mutually beneficial partnerships for the social and economic wellbeing of our communities.

We work with and for society through a wide range of activities and we are a proud and active supporter of our local, national and international communities.

We welcome the opportunity to partner with others and we work to:

  • Contribute to the economic development and sustainability of South Australia
  • Raise aspirations about higher education pathways 
  • Deliver better informed policy-making, products and services 
  • Improve public engagement and cultural enrichment by sharing the latest research and knowledge 

For more information about partnering with us, please contact Tania Johnson, Manager of Community Relations on +61 8 8313 4467 or

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Birth 

Wednesday 2nd October - Scott Theatre 

Creative Poster Competition and Public Lecture

The University of Adelaide and the Indian Association of South Australia (IAASA) is pleased to invite students to submit creative posters on Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy, principles, actions and achievements. Posters are to be submitted electronically by 22 September. Posters will be judged in three categories: primary school students, secondary school and tertiary school students with prizes awarded in each category. For more information and terms and conditions, please visit

On 2 October, there will be a garlanding ceremony at the Gandhi Statue, Garden of Contemplation at 1 pm.  Following this, guests are invited to walk to the Scott Theatre, where The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG will address the audience on "The Sesquicentenary of Mahatma Gandhi" and its relevance for Australia and the world.  Refreshments will be served in the Foyer where nominations and winners of the Creative Posters will be on display.

Light the Night - Leukemia Foundation

Friday 11 October, The University of Adelaide, Maths Lawns, North Terrace Campus

Image on rightThe University of Adelaide is proud to host The Leukaemia Foundation's annual Light the Night, a beautiful evening lantern walk that brings family and friends to help raise funds to support families living with blood cancer.

Register now and join the University of Adelaide Team as we come together and transform the darkness into a sea of glowing light.  Your reserved lantern will be ready for collection on the night of the event.

An evening for the whole family! Entertainment and food will be available.

Renao Street: Mid-Autumn Celebration

Friday 18 October noon - 5 pm, Hub Central

All over China, public spaces including streets, markets, parks and squares bustle with life, colour and noise. Along the streets, hawkers ply their trade, markets are crowded with shoppers and stalls are piled high with produce. The Chinese word for this is renao (热闹), which literally means ‘hot and noisy’. And that’s exactly the atmosphere of this unique event at the University of Adelaide when the Student Hub Central will be transformed into Renao Street (热闹街) to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival. Enjoy food, music, activities and all the vitality and excitement of Chinese hubbub in the Hub.

As part of the University's celebration of Mid-Autumn Festival on the eve of Oz Asia, Moon Lantern Parade, all staff, students, alumni and the community are invited to experience this on-campus public cultural event.

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