Events

Events

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2019 Sir John Downer Oration

14 Nov, 5.45 pm – 7.30 pm

Please join us for the 2019 Sir John Downer Oration, to be delivered by the Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg MP.

Carols on Campus

3 Dec, 7.00 pm – 8.00 pm

A celebration of Christmas. Join the University community for a program of Christmas music, readings and traditional carols at the North Terrace campus.

Sir Sidney Kidman Public Lecture

26 Nov, 10.30 am – 11.30 am

The University of Adelaide invites you to the 2019 Sir Sydney Kidman Public Lecture, "Big Australians: Courage and the Public Sphere."

Spring Awakening

21–24 Nov, 7.30 pm – 10.00 pm

The Elder Conservatorium of Music's Music Theatre students are performing in their first presentation, Spring Awakening. The winner of 8 Tony Awards, Spring Awakening features music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater.

2019 Luxton Memorial Lecture

21 Nov, 5.30 pm – 7.00 pm

Dr Alex Wonhas, Chief System Design and Engineering Officer, the Australian Energy Market Operator will present the 2019 Luxton Memorial Lecture, "Avoiding the winner's curse: How to manage Australia's energy Transition".

Shark Tank eSchool Venture Showcase

19 Nov, 11.00 am – 2.00 pm

Join us for a thrilling afternoon of competition as over 500 young South Australians pitch their ventures to SHARK TANK judge Steve Baxter.

2019 Teaching Excellence Showcase

5 Dec, 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm

The 2019 Teaching Excellence Showcase provides an exciting opportunity to be inspired by some of the leading teaching staff at the University of Adelaide.

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Welcome to the October/November calendar of University of Adelaide events and activities.

In November, we conclude our 2019 reunion program with the 1995 –1999 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery event, celebrate the Adelaide Financial Review BOSS magazine's number two ranking of the Adelaide MBA program, and welcome Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg MP onto campus for the biennial Sir John Downer Oration.

For staff and students wanting to promote events in future What's On editions, please submit them via the University's event website.

Events

14

Nov

Peter Edwards Memorial Lecture

Join us for the 74th Annual Peter Edwards Memorial Lecture, presented by Michael Bradbury PhD, FCA.

14

Nov

2019 Sir John Downer Oration

Please join us for the 2019 Sir John Downer Oration, to be delivered by the Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg MP on Thursday 14 November at 6pm at the Braggs Lecture Theatre.

15

Nov

Masterclass: Collective Impact with Dr Nonie Brennan

Join South Australia's latest Thinker in Residence: Dr Nonie Brennan, and the Don Dunstan Foundatioin in a discussion on how we can apply collective impact methodology to some of South Australia's most complex problems. 

19

Nov

Shark Tank eSchool Venture Showcase

Join us for a thrilling afternoon of competition as over 500 young South Australians pitch their ventures to SHARK TANK judge Steve Baxter After completing 4 months of tailored entrepreneurship training, Year 10 and 11 students from all over the State are in a frenzy to impress.

20

Nov

Youth Homelessness in South Australia

Join us for an evening of talks presented by our expert speakers that will present and discuss the latest research, reports, frontline and ways forward for youth homelessness in South Australia.

20

Nov

Friends of the Library - Lainie Anderson on 'Long Flight Home'

Lainie Anderson is South Australia’s epic flight Centenary Ambassador. Over the past ten years, Lainie has campaigned to preserve the plane languishing out of sight at Adelaide Airport, and raise the profile of the 1919 flight.

21

Nov

Dunstan Dialogue: Making Homelessness History with Dr Nonie Brennan

In this session Dr Nonie Brennan, Senior Advisor for the Institute of Global Homelessness & former CEO of All Chicago will discuss the Making Homelessness History project and its incredible impact to Chicago’s homelessness sector.

21

Nov

2019 Luxton Memorial Lecture

The Centre for Energy Technology is hosting the 2019 Luxton Memorial Lecture. Dr Alex Wonhas from AEMO will discuss the challenges of being ahead of the transition to new energy technologies and how Australia and South Australia may benefit.

21

Nov

Young Alumni Networking Event - Burgers and Beers

If you can't wait too long between events for your Young Alumni fix, this series of catch-ups is for you.

21

Nov

Spring Awakening

The Elder Conservatorium of Music's Music Theatre students are performing in their first presentation, Spring Awakening. The winner of eight Tony Awards, Spring Awakening features music by Duncan Sheik and a book and lyrics by Steven Sater. Based on the 1890 play, the musical explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood.

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