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lumen: winter 2018

Meet SA’s newest Rhodes Scholar, Dr Claudia Paul.

Dr Paul hopes to be one of the first (if not the first) female Indigenous surgeons in Australia and eventually establish a surgical outreach service to rural and remote areas.

Read her story and those of other inspiring alumni in the latest lumen.

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Class of 1968 celebrate their Golden Jubilee

The Class of 1968 were once again welcomed into the folds of the University as they celebrated the 50th anniversary of their graduation in a special Golden Jubilee event. It was a fresh morning. There was a buzz about Bonython Hall as 102 graduates donned their black graduation robes and academic hoods and received their …



Alumni in Focus: Emily Humphreys

Emily Humphreys, Bachelor of Social Sciences and Masters of Science and Technology Commercialisation graduate, and co-founder of Wicked Lab is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Emily was one of the winners represented in South Australia’s 2018 40 under 40 awards. Wicked Lab supports change-makers to tackle complex social policy problems, such as climate change and …



Alumni in Focus: Mark Harrington

MyCar company founder Mark Harrington is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Mark is also a financial advisor who has worked on international billion dollar projects. MyCar is South Australia’s first and only zero-emission chauffeur service, supporting the City Council’s ambition to make Adelaide the world’s first carbon neutral city. myCar.green, provides eco-friendly transport to get around …