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Happy Lunar New Year from UniSA
How Lunar New Year is celebrated around the world
Far and wide this past month, the world has been lit up by the countless Lunar New Year celebrations, including many people in our UniSA community. We dive deeper into our alumni, students and staff traditions for this significant holiday. more...
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The Hon Amanda Vanstone AO
Australia Day recognition for UniSA’s enterprising alumni
Vice Chancellor of the University of South Australia, Professor David Lloyd has congratulated members of the University community who have been recognised in the Australia Day honours for 2020. more...
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Eden Hills Country Fire Service
How you can help South Australia recover
Almost as much as one-third of the Adelaide Hills wine industry was decimated in the recent bushfires that have ravaged the entire country. One of the most effective ways to back the South Australians devastated by the fires is to spend money and time in the regions to reinvigorate the economies and provide sustainable support. more...
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Leonora Chieng
Leaving her mark on iconic cultural spaces
When Leonora Chieng arrived in Australia as an international student over two decades ago, little did she know, she would soon adopt it as her own. Now as an accomplished internationally certified project director and registered architect, she has contributed to a number of cultural landmarks around the country. more...
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Jason with his wife, Jessica, and two children
Taking to the skies in Japan after university
Jason Zielke followed his love of aviation and flying all the way to Japan. He’s captained everything from tiny family-owned planes in Mount Gambier and Wagga Wagga to navigating Japan’s busiest and biggest airways. A couple years ago, he joined the new aviation company, Peach, where he has helped build the airline into what it is today. more...
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Dr Katia Ferrar
Reaching out to rural men and their mental health through community
With death by suicide named the biggest killer of young Australians, and with those living in rural areas at high risk, a UniSA researcher is responding to this crisis with an inspired project to promote mental wellbeing and reduce the stigma around mental health issues. more...
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Seven Siblings from the Future
Alumni Events
Sanaa Storytelling
An evening of theatre, poetry and storytelling. ActNow’s Theatre of the Global Majority are set to take to the stage, showcasing some of their latest work.
The Art of Social Change
An opportunity to hear first-hand from the International Sanaa artists as they will share their artistic journey, how they use their art form to positively impact their communities back home, and the changing face of contemporary art in Africa.
David Claerbout: Talk
Belgian artist David Claerbout presents the next in his ongoing series of art-based lectures, this time addressing Olympia (The real time disintegration into ruins of the Berlin Olympic stadium over the course of a thousand years).
2020 Adelaide//International: Launch
Join us for drinks to celebrate the launch of the five exhibitions. Bradley Forum courtyard, above Samstag.
Tim Ross and John Wardle: On Architecture
Renowned architect John Wardle designed the Samstag Museum of Art working closely with Director Erica Green. He joins comedian and architecture enthusiast Tim Ross for a conversation around his major work, Somewhere Other.
International Women’s Day Talks at WOMADelaide
WOMADelaide offers a rich variety of programming initiatives, including the popular Planet Talks discussion forum. The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre is proud to co-present two of the festival's talks.
The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis
Christiana Figueres, former UN Secretary for Climate, was one of the principal architects of the most pivotal climate agreement in history; the Paris Agreement.
Perspectives: Jes Fan
Jes Fan’s trans-disciplinary practice emerges from a sustained inquiry into the concept of otherness. Primarily working in the field of expanded sculpture, Fan navigates the slippery complexities of identity as guided by the tactile and material histories of his chosen media.
Sanaa: A Better World Through Creativity
Showcasing the work of contemporary African artists - from grassroots level to some of the continents leading artists, this exhibition includes artwork from Africa's street artists, prolific visual artists and photographers.
2020 Adelaide//International
Samstag presents the 2020 Adelaide//International featuringfive distinct exhibitions by Australian and overseas arts practitioners opening Friday February 28.
MOD. Seven Siblings from the Future
Meet the siblings and help to shape the future of Eucalara through the choices that you make. SEVEN SIBLINGS FROM THE FUTURE asks what sort of future we want for South Australia.
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The Hawke Centre
Somewhere Other by John Wardle Architects installed in the Arsenale di Venezia for the 2018 Biennale Architettura. Photo: Peter Bennetts
Samstag Museum
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