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Overcoming adversity to nurse the community to health
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
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.
Help to "shoulder the burden"
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.
Ambitious geologist maximises opportunities
Georgie is a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) third-year student and 2020 Augustus Short Scholarship recipient who credits her mother’s strong work ethic for motivating her to pursue her studies and reach her full potential.
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Inspiring Future Engineers
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.
Elder Hall’s grand piano part of grand plan
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 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.
Inspired by nature
Driven by a love of plants and animals, and with a particular affinity for birds, Catherine, a previous Augustus Short Scholarship recipient, tells us about her journey before and after receiving the scholarship.
A balancing act
Balancing the responsibilities and busy schedule of being the full-time carer for her 10-year-old son who has disabilities, while also managing her own health conditions, and studying a PhD in Psychology, has meant Stacey is unable to undertake paid work to support her studies.
Inspired to teach
Despite a difficult childhood, Maria finished Dux of her school in 2013. Inspired by the positive impact her teachers had on her life and studies, she pursued a career in teaching, receiving an Augustus Short Scholarship in 2014. Today, Maria is an English and Humanities teacher at her old high school and a Council member for the City of Salisbury.