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Thank you for taking a seat

Take a Seat - Donor thank you event

At the ‘Take a Seat’ celebration, University of Adelaide Chancellor and alumna, The Hon Cathy Branson AC KC recalled in her speech, “There was talk, serious talk, about knocking it down to build something new and modern – something “more fit for purpose. This provoked quite a fiery debate, and protests, and thankfully those on the side of history won, and the Hall was saved from the wrecking ball.  

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Scholarship opens doors

Holly Baldock, Augustus Short Scholarship

For Holly Baldock, 2020 Augustus Short Scholarship recipient, being a scientist was always on her “to-be” list. Attending a small regional primary school where science wasn’t a major focus, Holly recalls how she was always interested in science as a child, and how her parents nurtured those interests.

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Top dental hygiene tips from the Community Outreach Dental Program

dental tips community outreach dental program

In excess of 6,000 people experience homelessness each night in South Australia and more than 3.3 million Australians are living below the poverty line - this includes greater than 761,000 children.

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Elder Hall: a special place for Andrew Bain

Andrew Bain

After playing many times at Elder Hall during University, Andrew Bain is now the principal horn of the LA Philharmonic a music teacher and entrepreneur.

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A pivotal role in award-winning composer’s career

Anna Cawrse

Highly sought after orchestral and chamber music composer, Anne Cawrse remembers many Elder Hall premieres starting right back to when she was a student at the Elder Conservatorium.

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From Adelaide to LA: Elder Con alumna Anna shares career successes and advice

Anna Butterss

Jazz bassist and composer Anna recalls many years of memories at Elder Hall. Since graduating in 2012, Anna has been living, working and creating in Los Angeles where she has performed, recorded and toured with various artists and performed at Madison Square Gardens.

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Physics opens doors

Dr Peter Brooker pictured at the University of Cape Town 1972

Looking back, Dr Peter Brooker is grateful for the opportunities a University of Adelaide education in physics gave him. Now Peter is paying tribute to his education and encouraging Australia’s next generation of physicists through the Peter Brooker Prize in Physics.

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Classic Scholarship Success

Shona Edwards

Shona Edwards was on track to complete her undergraduate studies in 2018 when she was diagnosed with papillary meningioma – a tumour at the base of her spine. 

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Children's University Adelaide

Children's University, Graduation Day

Thanks to a recent partnership with Farina Restoration Group, three new remote schools joined the Children’s University Australasia and Africa (IO) program in term three 2022.

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Revolutionising fertility treatment

Dr Kylie Dunning IVF research

Any couple trying to conceive through IVF will tell you it is a tiring, stressful and costly journey. Thankfully, researchers at The University of Adelaide, in partnership with medical technology company Fertilis, have developed a ground-breaking new micro-device which will revolutionise 

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