Jed was 17 and in year 12 when he was diagnosed with a brain tumour – changing his life in an instant.
Heritage scholarship with a fascinating legacy
More than 50 years ago, Ella Syme Everard (nee Russell) bequeathed her estate of approximately $260,000 (the equivalent of approximately $3.2 million AUD today) to the University of Adelaide to establish scholarships in the memory of her late husband, Charles John Everard.
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Geography grant helps rural students
In November 2022, Emeritus Professor Andrew Smith FAA together with his daughters, Dr Hilary Smith and Dr Caroline Smith, established an endowed fund, the Graeme Hugo AO Commencement Grant for Geography, for students studying Geography and Environmental Policy and Management at the University of Adelaide.
Physics opens doors
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.
Classic Scholarship Success
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.
Children's University Adelaide
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.
The Hugh Martin Weir Prize remembers a veteran
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
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
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.