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Launching Adelaide University

In mid-July 2024, Adelaide University will be launched on the world stage with a series of events and campaigns, marking another significant step towards opening our doors on 1 January 2026. We will create “moments that matter” as we see the university and its new brand expression come to life.

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Pro Vice-Chancellor's message

Pro Vice-Chancellor Steve Larkin

National Reconciliation Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and encourages all Australians to actively contribute towards reconciliation in our country.

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Union House restaurant name

Over 50% of respondents in the recent poll chose Taikunthi, the Kaurna word meaning ‘coming together’ or ‘united together in partnership’, symbolic of people meeting and eating, with a nod to our upcoming merger. Taikunthi (pronounced Turkindi) will open later this year along with four function rooms. For more information about the Union House revitalisation project, including updated opening details, visit the website.

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Adelaide University Student Experience Vision & Roadmap

Adelaide University aims to empower students to become life-long learners and effect positive change in themselves, their communities, and the world at large. We have partnered with students and staff over the past six months to create a Student Experience Vision & Roadmap that will allow us to create an environment where students can be supported to be the best they can be.

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University’s young achievers celebrated

Young achievers

Staff member Dr Dhani Dharmaprani, distinguished alum Tiahni Adamson, and students Amelie Parker, Fiona Goodsite, Amber Brock-Fabel and Zoe Velliaris have been honoured for their accomplishments in the 2024 Young Achiever Awards. Read more.

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University of Adelaide heart specialist receives US honour

University of Adelaide heart specialist receives US honour

Highly respected University of Adelaide heart specialist Professor Prash Sanders (Adelaide Medical School) has been awarded the prestigious Distinguished Clinical Scientist of the Year Award from the Heart Rhythm Society in the United States. Read more.

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Getting to know your neurodiverse HDRs

Neurodiverse HDR students are each inherently different. This workshop presented by Tiana Blazevic will discuss HDR neurodiversity addressing potential issues and emotions that may arise during their studies and providing practical strategies to supervisors to support their students. Wednesday 12 June, 10–11.30 am. Online.

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Festival of Learning and Teaching

Festival of Leaning and Teaching – Registrations Now Open

Hear from university leaders, be inspired by peers and discuss ideas crucial to education in the age of AI at the June Festival of Learning and Teaching. Building upon the success of the Festival in 2023, this event provides a space for staff and student leaders to come together to focus on the education endeavour integral to the purpose of the University. 

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Epigenetics leader feted with fellowship

Epigenetics leader feted with fellowship

Award winning director of the Adelaide Centre for Epigenetics Professor Jose Polo (School of Biomedicine) has been recognised by his peers and elected into the Australian Academy of Science Fellowship. Read more.

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Mental Health First Aid Training

This free two-day workshop is available to staff who are interested in further developing their skills in providing initial support to people who are experiencing mental health difficulties. There are 5 courses left for 2024 so visit the website for a list of course dates or email mhfa@adelaide.edu.au for more information.

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