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Here are just a few of our current community partnerships.

Contact Tania Johnson, Manager of Community Relations, on +61 8 8313 4467 or to find out more.

Mother's Day Classic On Sunday 8 May, The University of Adelaide Community Volunteering Team participated in the Mother's Day Classic to help raise money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Our team were also awarded a trophy for being the largest tertiary team registered.

Encouraging Young WritersThe True North Project is a development opportunity for emerging writers aged 12–20, coordinated by the University of Adelaide with the City of Salisbury. It offers the opportunity to attend workshops, work with professional authors, and write for the City of Salisbury’s newspaper and website.

Hutt Street Centre – “walk a mile in my boots”On Friday 7 August, 60 members of staff and students joined the Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Warren Bebbington and thousands of others to brave the cold weather and take part in the Hutt Street Centre “walk-a-mile in my boots”.

Smith Family PartnershipThe University and The Smith Family work together on the promotion of education pathways for disadvantaged communities in the northern suburbs. Through a formalised partnership agreement the two organisations work together on a range of programs including iTrack Online Mentoring, Learning Clubs, Next Steps and Tertiary Mentoring.

The Smith Family

OzHarvestOzHarvest has partnered with the University of Adelaide to host two events on the Goodman Lawns to raise awareness and fight food waste through the Think.Eat.Save campaign, “Feeding the 5000", and the Great Food Rescue Race.


Australian Refugee AssociationThe University of Adelaide has partnered with the Australian Refugee Association [ARA] to support a number of events that provide developmental and educational opportunities to young people from refugee backgrounds. We work in partnership to offer the ‘Restoring Hope’ schools event in Refugee Week, developing young adults who have the ability to contribute to the social and cultural wealth of this state.


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