Uni Verse Podcast Series

Want to stay connected? We have developed a podcast for future students to gain an insight into university life. Join us in the Uni Verse!

If you have any questions about any of the topics covered in these episodes, please email start@adelaide.edu.au.

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  • Episode 19

    Creative Revolutionaries

    This week we chat about all things STEAM with the Director of the Sia Furler Institute Tom Hajdu. With a serendipitous career and extensive background in Creative Technologies, we discuss all things creative, entrepreneurial and innovative for future students.

    October 19, 2020

  • Episode 18

    Teaching the Teacher

    Meet Professor Faye McCallum, the Head of the School of Education at the University of Adelaide. Join us as we discuss the importance of teachers in society and how to get there!

    October 12, 2020

  • Episode 17

    Digital Humanities: Superheroes, Cinema and Comics

    This week Aaron Humphrey talks us through Digital Humanities, and teaching the first year subject Superheroes, Cinema and Comics!

    October 5, 2020

  • Episode 16

    Women in STEM

    Join us as Alexis McKay introduces the University of Adelaide’s one of a kind Women in STEM program, chatting all things personal and professional development! Azriel Poskey Miles and Darcey Watson can attest to the power of the program with their experience and the benefits they are STILL gaining!

    September 14, 2020

  • Episode 15

    Someone Call a Doctor!

    Ashlee Nicol is in her third year of our current Medicine degree… and loving it! We chat to her about her experience in applying for the Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery, the facilities available to medicine students and how she finds studying at the University of Adelaide.

    September 7, 2020

  • Episode 14

    How to Get The Offer You Want!

    Speaking to Liz Claesson of the future students’ team, this week we’ll discuss the university application process, and ordering your preferences to maximise your chances of getting into the degree you want!

    August 31, 2020

  • Episode 13

    Ask Gab… At Ask Adelaide

    Gab White is studying Law and International Development… AND working on campus at Ask Adelaide.

    This week we chat to him about what he’s done in his degree, how he balances work and study, and what Ask Adelaide offers the University of Adelaide students.

    August 24, 2020

  • Episode 12

    Meet You at Tooth-Hurty?

    This week we are speaking with Latisha Sykora about completing the Bachelor of Oral Health, then coming back for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery! Listen in to her experience travelling from the Northern Territory to study at Adelaide and how she coped through her first degree. 

    August 3, 2020

  • Episode 11

    Life and Study of a Chemical Engineer!

    Georgina Carter has a passion for chemistry, so took on a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical) degree with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Chemistry! This week Peta finds out more about her university experience...

    Find out more: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Chemical) with Bachelor of Science

    July 27, 2020

  • Episode 10

    Exploring the Depths of Marine Biology

    PhD student Sophie Dolling had a passion for the ocean, and made it a career! Find out more about our Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology) and where it can take you. 

    Find out more: Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology)

    July 20, 2020

  • Episode 9

    All things STEM Academy!

    This week we speak to Kahlia Green, the Program Coordinator of the University of Adelaide’s STEM Academy, about the benefits of the program for students' years 8-12! 

    Find out more: STEM Academy

    July 13, 2020

  • Episode 8

    Triple threat! Music theatre uncovered.

    “There is literally nothing more interesting than YOU.” Join Peta as she chats with George Torbay, the Head of the Bachelor of Music Theatre program, about his career in the arts, and what this degree can offer students. 

    July 6, 2020

  • Episode 7

    Postgraduate? Spark a new path!

    This week Peta chats to PhD student Ashleigh Geiger about her undergraduate music studies, and how that led her to a Master of Philosophy in Medical Science! Find out more about her experience on trying something new and uncovering a new passion. 

    Note: SAHMRI is the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute 

    June 22, 2020

  • Episode 6

    Balance life around Uni? Ask an adult student!

    In this episode we speak to Oliver Green, who is currently studying the University of Adelaide’s brand-new Bachelor of Information Technology degree while working full-time! 

    June 15, 2020

  • Episode 5

    Am I an adult entrant/non school leaver student?

    Today Peta speaks to Candice Davis about what it means to be an adult entrant or non-school leaver student, and the very specific concerns they may have about starting a university degree.

    Find out more: adult-entry / non-school leaver

    June 8, 2020

  • Episode 4

    What about health science?

    Today we speak to Emma Thomas, a current University of Adelaide student, about her Bachelor of Health and Medical Science degree. 

    CW: Anatomy Labs/Cadavers 

    Join us at Health HQ

    May 29, 2020

  • Episode 3

    Alumni Crystal Neoh - Bachelor of Music (Classical Voice)

    In this episode, we invite alumni Crystal Neoh to chat about her experience at the University of Adelaide studying a Bachelor of Music (Classical Voice).

    May 19, 2020

  • Episode 2

    Obstacles suck: what to do with those fears and worries

    Join Peta as she chats to her colleague Tia Milohis on the fears and worries you may have when deciding to go to university. You are not alone, and we’re here to support you!

    Find support here: Student Life

    May 4, 2020

  • Episode 1

    Setting a target: picking your degree

    In this first episode of The Uni Verse, Peta chats to Jess Perry from the recruitment team about finding the university degree for you, back up options, and different entry pathways into the University of Adelaide.

    May 1, 2020