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Alumni Update 2012 Issue 8 University of South Australia
Planning your career move in a changing world
Alumni Career Management Seminars -
book now for October series!
What is expected of job seekers in today's job market? Our career management seminar series can be of invaluable help, whether you are seeking a new challenge or contemplating a career change. Different aspects of the career management process are covered in each of the evening seminars on 3,10 and 17 October, which at AU$55 for the series, represent excellent value. Registrations are essential.

Career Planning
Alumni in focus
Dato Dr Noel Robert
Dato' Dr Noel Robert
The devastating impact of the Asian financial crisis moved former accountant, Dr Noel Robert, to establish a private college to make affordable tertiary education available to Malaysians. more...
Lucy Anderson
Lucy Anderson
Lucy Anderson has employed her skills and experience in industrial design and wine marketing to establish the Hong Kong arm of WINEHERO, advising Australian wineries on strategic planning and brand development. more...

Alumni Achievements  
Graduates excelling in their careers
Congratulations to the following alumni who have been recognized for their achievements: the six finalists in the 2012 Australia-China Alumni Awards; Dr Grant Tomkinson for his Tall Poppy of the Year Award; Dr Christopher Raymond, a winner in the Science Excellence Awards; Jessica Trengove, for coming 39th in the Woman’s Marathon in the 2012 London Olympics; Christine Reedy and 20 other alumni were among the regional winners of the 2012 SA Public Teaching Awards announced recently. more...

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Don't miss out on alumni benefits and opportunities. Let us know if you've changed your address or workplace recently by updating your details.
Alumni Benefits
Alumni Network card holders can access a range of year-round benefits including discounted tickets to Adelaide Festival Centre shows. Jump online now to book your discounted tickets to the Adelaide Festival Centre’s 2012 OzAsia Festival, 14-30 September.

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Dr David Lloyd
UniSA News
New Vice Chancellor
Biochemist, researcher and Irish university leader Dr David Lloyd has been appointed as the University of South Australia’s new Vice Chancellor and President. He will take up his appointment early in 2013. more...
Professor Don Bursill AM
Successful Ageing Seminar
The myths and realities of our water supply
Professor Don Bursill AM and other water experts dispel myths surrounding the Murray-Darling Basin at this free event on 27 September, 2-4pm. Bookings essential.
Australia China Alumni Awards
International Alumni
Australia China Alumni Awards
Congratulations and good luck to the University of South Australia’s six finalists. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner in Shanghai on 15 September. Find out more and book...
September Information Sessions
September Information Sessions
Make an educated decision
Parents of Year 12s, it’s time to take another look at the courses available in 2013, meet lecturers and ask questions. From 9 to 18 September. more...
Professor Mattias Strandh
Hawke Research Institute Seminar Series
Unemployment and long-term mental health scarring
Associate Professor Mattias Strandh, discusses some recent studies of long-term mental health effects of different kinds of unemployment experiences in youth and later in life, 14 September, 10.30am–12pm. Part of a monthly series presented by the Institute. more...
Michael Myers
What drives children’s career choices?
Free seminar, 19 September
Presented by Dr Michael Myers, OAM and founder of Re-Engineering Australia, a not-for-profit organisation created to encourage, equip and mentor young people for careers in engineering and manufacturing. more...
OzAsia Festival Peacock
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum
OzAsia Celebration Events
Celebrate Asian culture at the Official Opening of exhibitions on contemporary Asian portraiture and works by Khai Liew and Bruce Nuske on 13 September and an Indian Cultural Afternoon on 15 September. more...
Advance logo
Call for Nominations
Advance Global Australian Awards 2013
This award recognises Australians achieving amazing things. Nominations are open to Australians and Australian university alumni living overseas in eight industry categories. Nominate by 30 September 2012. more...

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