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Alumni Update 2013 Issue 9 University of South Australia
Alumni special offer - Adelaide Film Festival, 10-20 October
The Adelaide Film Festival celebrates the moving image - the ideas and artists that animate the multiple screens in our lives. Every two years, over 11 days, you can immerse yourself in feature films, documentaries, shorts, animations and new media works - in cinemas, galleries and on the city streets.

The University of South Australia is a Supporting Partner of the Adelaide Film Festival and Adelaide Festival of Ideas. As part of this partnership, University of South Australia alumni receive a 20% discount on all Adelaide Film Festival shows. Travel the globe from your cinema seat and book now.
Image from Tracks, the inspirational true story of Robyn Davidson's 2700km solo trek from the harsh centre of Australia to the Indian Ocean
New Director of Advancement at UniSA  
The University of South Australia has made a new senior director appointment in its advancement area to support its ambitious new strategic plan. Deborah Heithersay will commence as the University’s inaugural Director: Advancement in January 2014. more...
Arts postgraduate student
Make your next move - Postgraduate Information Sessions
Do you want to advance your career; are you looking for a career change or do you want to pursue a passion? Postgraduate study can help you reach your goals. Make your next move and attend our information session to find out more.

Art, Architecture and Design Postgraduate Information Session
Wednesday 16 October 2013, 6.00pm to 8.00pm.

Education, Art and Social Sciences Postgraduate Information Session
30 October 2013, 6.00pm to 8.00pm.
Alumni Achievements  
Congratulations to the following UniSA graduates who were South Australian winners in the 2013 Telstra Business Women's Awards announced on 24 September. Nicole Graham (Bachelor of Management Employment Relations, 2003), CEO, Spastic Centres of South Australia (scosa), won both the Community and Government and Young Business Women's categories. Alison Pearson (Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies), 1993) Centre Manager at Westfield Tea Tree Plaza, was the winner of the Private and Corporate Award category. National winners will be announced on 14 November 2013.

Congratulations to UniSA staff who were awarded prestigious 2013 Office for Learning and Teaching Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning. Alumni include: Dr Renae Hayward (PhD Psychology, 2012) and Dr Elissa Pearson (PhD Psychology, 2012) from the School of Psychology; Associate Professor Tangi Steen (PhD Education, 2003) from DUCIER; and Dr Craig Williams (PhD Biomedical Science, 2002), Acting Dean: Research Education, Health Sciences. more...

Alumni in focus
Tessa Henwood-Mitchell
Tessa Henwood-Mitchell
Founder and Director, Tia International, Bachelor of Social Work and Bachelor of International Relations, 2013. more...
James Breeze
James Breeze
A month-long stint in a Buddhist monastery in Thailand as a teenager sparked an interest in psychology for James Breeze, founder and CEO of Objective Holdings Pty Ltd (Objective Digital and Objective Asia). more...
Summa Durie
Summa Durie
Adelaide-born independent curator and designer, Summa Durie, has taken her skills to Indonesia to work as International Program Manager for the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF). more...
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Stay Connected - Alumni Business Directory  
Promoting your business, or the organisation you work for, on the Alumni Business Directory is free of charge and will expose you to more than 34,000 Alumni Network Card holders. You receive discounts on business services and products, from advertising to wine.

Find out how to be a Corporate Entrepreneur with the Urban Myth Theatre Company's Corporate Connect Programme. Contact UniSA alumnus Vanitha Vythilingam for details of their one day workshop utilising theatre-based training and showcasing some of our leading Telstra Business Women on October 18.

New listings include DIFY Events run by Samantha Lang, Frontier Travel Management run by Roland Howlett, and Red Dolls Wine, run by Shelley Dover and Tim Nicholls.

Keeping up to date with what you're doing helps us to provide you with relevant information and opportunities. Update your contact details and get your Alumni Network card and let us know where you are working now.
News and Events
UniSA MBA students
Star turn for UniSA's MBA
Hot on the heels of a five star rating in the Good Universities Guide for the sixth consecutive year, the University of South Australia’s MBA program has climbed to fourth place in the Australian Financial Review BOSS 2013 rankings. more...
Dr Ian Gould AM, Chancellor, University of South Australia
Letting the Rocks Speak
39th Essington Lewis Memorial Lecture
UniSA Chancellor, Dr Ian Gould AM, will deliver this free public lecture presented by the Adelaide Branch, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Allan Scott Auditorium, UniSA City West Campus, 5:45pm, 25 October. Book now
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Malaysian Alumni Awards
Help us celebrate the success of Malaysian graduates of the University of South Australia by nominating yourself or fellow UniSA graduate for the 2013 Malaysian Australian Alumni Council Australian Alumni Awards. more…
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Prospective employers for internships
UniSA's Careers Services is running our first ever Globalised Grads Day, a Skype event for employers to link their international internship and employment opportunities to UniSA students and graduates. Contact Catherine Klimeš  or Anna Kritikos .
2013 Three Minute Thesis winner Demi Gao
Three Minute Thesis Competition winner
UniSA PhD student Demi Gao has summed up her research into improving the performance of cochlear implants in three succinct minutes to become the University’s Three Minute Thesis competition winner. more...
Asia Pacific Centre for Arts and Cultural Leadership
Festival Centre Trust and UniSA to educate Asia’s arts leaders
South Australia is set to become an international epicentre for cultural and arts management education with the foundation of the Asia Pacific Centre for Arts and Cultural Leadership. more...
Books on shelf
Pedagogies for Justice Conference
Alumni are invited to a conference on contemporary pedagogies and social justice, with UniSA’s Associate Professor Robert Hattam and leading education academics from around Australia, Wednesday 2 October 2013, 9am to 4pm. more...
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Make your next move - Consultant Director in Shanghai
A global insurance software company based in Shanghai is seeking an experienced manager. Check the Alumni Job Board for details and how to apply.
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