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  • The X factor: From good to brilliant

    How do you structure an essay or design a research project so that it is truly original and creative? Learn practical writing and study tips for new approaches to assignments.
    Become a high achiever in the humanities and social sciences and discover how to make the jump from good to exceptional.

    School term Available all terms
    Student numbers 30
    Duration of activity 1 - 2 hours
    Category Arts
    Location In school and North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 10 - 12

     

  • Study for your career in arts

    The Faculty of Arts encompasses an immense range of study options. From music and media, to teaching, criminology, liberal arts, politics, international development, geography,
    history, languages, environmental policy, social sciences, international studies, classics, English, anthropology, sociology, Indigenous studies and more. Our staff are available to come and visit your school or classroom, to discuss what it is that they teach, why you should study at university and what unbelievably exciting careers await you.

    School term Available all terms
    Student numbers Not applicable
    Duration of activity 60 minutes
    Category Arts
    Location In school
    Suitable year level 10 - 12
  • Creative writing workshop

    This on-campus, immersive workshop will focus on various writing styles such as poetry, short-stories, blogging, novels and political writing. Structured in two short lectures, followed by writing exercises and group discussion on a selected piece, we’ll also explore the career options available as an expert writer. Students will need to come prepared with a short poem or one-page prose work. Register your interest at arts@adelaide.edu.au.

    School term Term 1: Tuesday 10th April 2018, 9:30am
    Student numbers Not applicable
    Duration of activity 3 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 10 - 11
  • Geography day out

    Discover the relationships between people, places and environments in our interactive workshop. Tailored to your curriculum, we will explore, analyse and apply the concepts of place, space, environment and sustainability in a fun and relevant way.

    School term Term 4
    Student numbers Not applicable
    Duration of activity 3 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 10 - 11
  • History day out

    Our History Day Out will encompass a mini lecture relating to current curriculum, followed by a surprise (and very local) field trip to learn about the wonders of the past and how it affects our future.

    School term Term 4
    Student numbers 20
    Duration of activity 3 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 10 - 11
  • English workshop

    This on-campus, immersive workshop will focus on various writing styles such as poetry, short-stories, blogging, novels and political writing. Structured in two short lectures, followed by writing exercises and group discussion on a selected piece, we’ll also explore the career options available as an expert writer. Students will need to come prepared with a short poem or one-page prose work. Register your interest at arts@adelaide.edu.au

    School term Term 3: Monday 2nd July 2018, 9:30am
    Student numbers Not applicable
    Duration of activity 3 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 10 - 11
  • Chinese day

    China is a fascinating country, steeped in tradition but living in the future. Celebrate all things Chinese with an opportunity to take a short Chinese language course, experience traditional Chinese activities and past-times and learn about Chinese culture.

    School term Term 3: Monday 2nd July 2018, 9:30am
    Student numbers Not applicable
    Duration of activity 3 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 10 - 11
  • French day

    Vive La France! The French language is one of the most widely-spoken of all languages, and is the first or second language in many European, African and Caribbean countries. Celebrate the French language with a short French speaking class and learn about traditional and modern French culture through immersive activities.

    School term Term 2
    Student numbers Not applicable
    Duration of activity 3 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 10 - 11
  • Digital storytelling workshop

    Get an introduction to producing online videos for different platforms. See what our Media students have produced in class and discover what makes a good digital story. Learn the process of storyboarding, scripting and sourcing images and work in pairs to transform a compelling story of your own into a short online video. 

    Where possible, students are asked to bring their own devices, or iPads can be supplied.

    School term Term 2
    Student numbers 35
    Duration of activity 1 - 1.5 hours
    Category Arts
    Location In school and North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 9 - 11
  • Popular music concert

  • Sonic arts

    Learn how the creation and distribution of music has been transformed by digital technology. Try your hand at music production, sound engineering and creative computer music composition, using the latest interactive technology available.

    School term Available all terms
    Student numbers Not applicable
    Duration of activity 1 - 2 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level All year levels
  • Year 12 geography revision night

    Run in conjunction with the Geography Teachers’ Association of South Australia, Year 12 Geography students and teachers are invited on to campus. Hear a short lecture on a relevant geography topic from the year’s curriculum. Gain study and exam tips to prepare for your final geography exam. Discover what amazing career opportunities await a geography graduate.

    School term Term 3
    Student numbers Not applicable
    Duration of activity 2 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 12
  • Year 12 history revision night

    The Faculty of Arts along with the History Teachers’ Association of South Australia invite all Year 12 history students and teachers to our campus. Hear a short lecture on a topical history theme from the year’s curriculum. Gain study and exam tips to assist you in your final exam. Hear about the career opportunities that lie ahead.

    School term Term 3
    Student numbers Not applicable
    Duration of activity 2 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 12
  • Teachable moments

    Curious about what it’s like to be a teacher? What about leading a school? Learn what qualities make a great teacher and experience firsthand the challenges and rewards of leading others to learn.

    School term Available all terms
    Student numbers 40
    Duration of activity 1.5 hours
    Category Arts
    Location North Terrace campus
    Suitable year level 10 - 12