News: Lumen Autumn 2024

A year of celebrations

A year of celebrations

The celebrations for our 150th have already begun – the party has officially started.

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World News - Autumn 2024

Peter Ong

We invited some of this community to be our special “foreign correspondents” - to give a brief insight into their lives, careers and success around the world.

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Onnie Chan

Onnie Chan

Education has always played a significant role in my life, thanks to my mother’s influence. Now, I am turning a new page because of my studies at the University of Adelaide.

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Based on a true story


From Braveheart (1995) to Pearl Harbor (2001) to Netflix’s The Crown and SBS’s Versailles, films and television series have long been regarded as unreliable documents to history.

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Lumen readers' prize

Lumen competition

Your chance to win 150th anniversary prizes.

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Letters to the editor


We invited readers of our Spring/Summer issue of Lumen to tell us how studying at the University of Adelaide helped change their lives – what impact we had on their history.

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David Penberthy

David Penberthy

OnDit, the UniBar and other formative experiences.

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Famous visitors

King George signature

A look at the signatures of our history.

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Our earliest film


The Maths Lawns in front of the Barr Smith Library have not always been dedicated to gentle academic pursuits.

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