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Faculty of the Professions scholarships

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The University of Adelaide offers several scholarships to students in the Faculty of the Professions that can be found on the scholarships website.

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Summer School 2020 courses available


Doing a course during January or February can reduce your study load during Semester 1 or 2 - courses available now!

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Connect with your Professions Clubs!


Getting involved with your student clubs can help with career development, industry networking, and help you meet new people! Check out some of the academic related clubs in the Faculty of the Professions

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Sean Grealy, named 2019 South Australian Young Achiever of the Year


Sean Grealy (ThincLab Adelaide and Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship) has been named the 2019 South Australian Young Achiever of the Year in the Channel 7 Young Achiever Awards for his work to improve aged care services. 

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Reconciliation Week in Professions


The Faculty of Professions takes part in Reconciliation Week 2019.

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Professions celebrates IDAHOBIT 2019


The Faculty of the Professions Diversity and Inclusion Committee is dedicated to ensuring our students gain an enhanced sense of community and belonging in a positive environment.

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Faculty of the Professions graduate off to the Antarctic


"Walter will join eight others climate change ambassadors in the Antarctic"

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Message from the Executive Dean

John Williams

I’m delighted to return “home” to the University’s Faculty of the Professions – this time, in the role of Executive Dean.  

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Mark Harrington; Alumni in Focus

Mark Harrington

MyCar company founder Mark Harrington is our Alumni in Focus. Mark is also a financial advisor who has worked on international billion dollar projects. MyCar is South Australia’s first and only zero-emission chauffeur service, supporting the City Council’s ambition to make Adelaide the world’s first carbon-neutral city.

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Geoff Harcourt: Alumni in Focus

Geoff Harcourt

Professor Geoff Harcourt is one of the country's most eminent economists and we are exceedingly proud of his long association with the University economics discipline; first as a student and then as a teacher.  He was awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia (AC) in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for his service to higher education as an economist and author.

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Rise in rankings brings new opportunities for University of Adelaide

DATE: Thursday, 12 September 2019 SUMMARY: Today's release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2020 has seen the University of Adelaide rise once again, now ranked 120th in the world - and 7th in Australia.

Check ANGELS before launching into space

DATE: Tuesday, 3 September 2019 SUMMARY: Entrepreneurs working in the expanding Australian space industry now have access to online guidance about the legal and regulatory framework which applies to their activities on Earth and in space.

Small venues revitalise city nightlife

DATE: Monday, 2 September 2019 SUMMARY: Small bars and restaurants have revitalised Adelaide's nightlife and boosted business in the CBD, created jobs and changed the culture of the city. According to a report by economists from the University of Adelaide's South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES), more liberal licencing laws have revitalised the city's nightlife.

University of Adelaide lifts in world uni rankings

DATE: Friday, 16 August 2019 SUMMARY: The University of Adelaide has risen in one of the world's most prestigious rankings, and has been named one of the highest globally ranked universities in Australia, with the release of the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

Developing the next generation of wine communicators

DATE: Monday, 12 August 2019 SUMMARY: Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) and the Adelaide Business School at the University of Adelaide are set to launch a national wine industry mentor program to boost the career trajectory of the next generation of wine communicators. The program will benefit people who will take a leading role promoting Australia's wine industry in their public relations, marketing and communications careers.

Report: Australia should learn from global hydrogen focus

DATE: Wednesday, 31 July 2019 SUMMARY: Countries around the world are now making rapid advances in hydrogen energy technologies and strategy - and Australia has much to learn from their experience, according to the authors of a new report by the University of Adelaide.