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The love of music

Ruth Schuetz

The love of music was instilled in Ruth Schuetz (Diploma of Arts and Education, 1950) as a child, a connection that endured throughout her life. In 2020 at the age of 95, Ruth passed away leaving a gift in her Will to the Elder Lunchtime concert series.

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Written in the notes

 David and Elsabeth on their wedding day

Thanks to a shared love of music, the Elder Hall lunchtime concert series, being in the right place at the right time, and the connection of a mutual friend, University of Adelaide alumni David and Elsabeth were meant to be.

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The Hugh Martin Weir Prize remembers a veteran

Hugh Martin Weir

The Hugh Martin Weir Prize, established by Glen and Robina Weir in 2011, honours the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915–2004) and his fellow prisoners of war.

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Kulpi Minupa scholarships support medicine students to go rural

Kulpi Minupa Program participants with donor Jill Hoopmann

Medical student Tarran Dunn, along with six other peers, travelled 300 kilometres north of Adelaide to Port Augusta this winter for a pilot eight-week clinical placement program, Kulpi Minupa, working with local Aboriginal communities.

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Overcoming adversity to nurse the community to health

Student Emergency Fund recipient, Georgia

Last year, against all odds, Bachelor of Nursing student Georgia celebrated with her peers as they finished the final class of their degree. Only months earlier, Georgia was experiencing extreme financial hardship, questioning how she could keep her finances afloat while studying.

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Find love and make history

Barbara and Ken Klaebe on wedding day

The University of Adelaide is a place where history is made, the wonder of music is celebrated, passions are explored, and love is found. The late Barbara and Ken Klaebe, alumni of the University, discovered all this and so much more when they both pursued German studies as part of their Bachelor of Arts degrees in 1961.

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Help to "shoulder the burden"

Female scientist in rainbow laboratory coat

Being an international student can be exciting unless, like University of Adelaide PhD in Agriculture candidate Natalia Caliani, you are faced with a medical emergency and the extreme costs of accessing hospital care in a foreign country.

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Inspiring Future Engineers

Dr Brendan Scott (School of Civil, Environmental & Mining Engineering) and Yashila Balakrishnan (AUCE President) explore off-world water management with students from Our Lady Queen of Peace School.

Primary and secondary students and teachers experienced a morning of engineering at The University of Adelaide Creation Studio as the STEM Teacher in Residence Program welcomed its inaugural cohort of partner schools.

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Elder Hall’s grand piano part of grand plan

Nico and Diana proposal

Sydney born and raised singer-songwriter, Nico Wyatt-Smith, knew he wanted to propose to his partner Diana in an intimate and unique way that reflected his musical talents.
A romantic at heart, in the past he had written love songs for his now fiancé and played them at home on his piano on their anniversaries, but he felt popping the question called for something more special, something grander.

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Sights set on becoming science teacher

Kylie Do, Augustus Short Scholarship recipient

Kylie knew she wanted to be a high school teacher since Year 12. With the help of the University of Adelaide’s Augustus Short Scholarship, the Bachelor or Teaching (Secondary) and Bachelor of Science (Honours) graduate is well on her way to realising this dream.

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