Alumni Awards Gala Dinner 2019
Celebrating our extraordinary graduates at the 2019 Alumni Awards
On Saturday, October 26 members of the University of South Australia community gathered together in Pridham Hall where it was transformed for one of the most important nights of year to celebrate the accomplishments of our greatest exports. more...
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Tirana Hassan
Defending human rights from the frontline
Social Work graduate, Tirana Hassan, has always known she wanted to make a contribution to the world. This drive has taken her to some of the most extraordinary and remote places in the world throughout her career as the Director of Crisis Response at Amnesty International. more...
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Mike Burgess
The UniSA grad at the helm of ASIO
Electronic Engineering graduate, Mike Burgess, has spent most of his professional life under the cover of darkness at the forefront of the country’s security mission. He is now protecting Australian shores from serious intelligence threats as the Director-General of ASIO. more...
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Dr Pauline Wong
Building a café empire on an entrepreneurial spirit
Hong Kong entrepreneur, Dr Pauline Wong, has built a thriving food and hospitality empire – with over 20 eateries offering a range of delicious and diverse cuisines – on the foundation of her signature family-style culture, quality food and outstanding service after completing her MBA at UniSA. more...
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Darren Siwes
Finding himself – and success – through art
Photographer, painter and educator, Darren Siwes, found solace and catharsis in creative expression while struggling with his Aboriginal identity growing up. Now two decades later has been infusing his art with this signature political bite in his many jaw dropping and celebrated exhibitions. more...
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Alumni Events
 
13
NOV
The Annual Hawke Lecture delivered by Mr Bill Kelty AC
Delivering the 22nd Annual Hawke Lecture, former ACTU Secretary Bill Kelty, outlines Hawke’s remarkable career and reflect on the issues that were Hawke’s “unfinished business”.
14
NOV
Book Launch: Against All Odds
Join us for the book launch of, Against All Odds, with authors Dr Richard Harris SC OAM and Dr Craig Challen SC OAM, in-conversation with journalist Tory Shepherd. This is the inside account of the breathtaking rescue that captured the world.
20
NOV
Deadly Alumni Event with guest speaker Trevor Tirritpa Ritchie
UniSA Deadly Alumni are invited to a special event to celebrate the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, to be held at Yangkaditya Wardli, Pridham Hall, UniSA City West campus.
25
NOV
UniSA Arts and Cultural Management 40 Year Celebration
UniSA Arts and Cultural Management graduates are invited to a special event in celebration of 40 years of the Arts and Cultural Management program at the University of South Australia.
28
NOV
Successful Ageing Seminar: Personalised Health Monitoring
Join us for our Successful Ageing Seminar to hear from our highly regarded researchers on the latest developments in personalised health monitoring.
28
NOV
Whisky Appreciation Masterclass - Singapore
Join fellow University of South Australia alumni for a masterclass in whisky appreciation with whisky expert Mr Lawrence Lim, who will talk about the origins of whisky, how it is made and what makes a good whisky choice.
29
NOV
UK & Europe alumni Christmas party - London
Eat, drink and be merry as you catch up with South Australian friends to celebrate the festive season in the grand surroundings of Australia House. Tickets on sale until November 27 for £5 plus booking fee.
28
NOV
No blame. No shame. Surviving suicide loss.
This Forum will explore and discuss what it means to experience, and survive, the loss of someone close through suicide. Join us for a panel discussion moderated by David Roach OAM, Deputy Chair of the GriefLink Management Committee.
29
NOV
Experimentation in Film: Panel
Fiona Tan discusses her work Ascent. Afterwards, Erica Green hosts a panel discussion with James Nguyen, artist; Mat Kesting, Adelaide Film Festival; Gail Kovatseff, Media Resource Centre and Julianne Pierce, independent producer.
Exhibitions
 
18
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06
DEC
Fiona Tan: Ascent
The Samstag Museum of Art brings a concise selection of works by Fiona Tan to Adelaide for OzAsia Festival. Centring upon the Australian premiere of the 2016 work Ascent, this is the first significant presentation of the artist’s work in our country in ten years.
28
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20
NOV
Martha Cooper: Street Shots 1970 – 2019
New York photographer Martha Cooper’s photos have been credited with spreading urban art worldwide. ‘Street Shots 1970-2019’ draws on her extensive body of work, showcasing her unique perspective on creativity in everyday life.
25
NOV-
20
DEC
Activism Now
How has activism evolved and changed since women won the right to vote in the 1890s? What are the methods, the motivations, the outcomes? Activism Now explores contemporary activism through the stories of six self-identified women activists between the ages of 18 and 26.
 
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22nd Annual Hawke Lecture, delivered by Mr Bill Kelty AC
The Hawke Centre
Fiona TAN, Ascent (still), 2016
Samstag Museum
 
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