UniSANews July 2014
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Launching the new Singapore campus (from left) Gail Gago, South Australian Minister for Employment, Higher Education and Skills; Mark Coggins, Founder and CEO of M2 Academy; Julie Heckscher, Deputy High Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission, Singapore; and David Lloyd, UniSA Vice Chancellor and President.

New energy for education in Asia

UniSA is re-energising its engagement in Asia and this month not only opened a new campus in Singapore, but also launched a suite of full-time degrees with Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Full story...

Kitchen gardens to promote healthy eating in remote schools

Not much can beat the taste of home-grown fruit and veg, as Indigenous students in remote areas found out for themselves as part of a project which aims to instil good eating habits for life.

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Using dance for stroke rehabilitation

Special effects from the Australian Dance Theatre’s (ADT) international hit show Proximity are being adapted to help in rehabilitation for people with stroke and brain injury.

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Student sets sights on Hong Kong for next study adventure

UniSA student Nellie Blitz will find herself in one of the world’s most dynamic international cities when she heads to Hong Kong as part of the Federal Government’s New Colombo Plan Scholarship program.

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Achievements and announcements

Sonographer award
A UniSA lecturer has been awarded Sonographer of the Year for South Australia at the Australian Sonographers Association’s 2014 Awards of Excellence.
Hawke Lecture to commemorate Anzac Centenary
Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston AC AFC (Ret’d) will reflect on why the Centenary of Anzac is a special time for all Australians when he delivers the 17th Annual Hawke Lecture for UniSA’s Hawke Centre on August 5.
UniSA in new partnership with the European Commission
A prestigious grant from the European Commission will see UniSA’s Hawke Research Institute set up a research centre that focuses on the global challenges caused by the increasing displacement of people and communities in the 21st century.
UniSA Indigenous Education Award winners
A team of UniSA tutors and course coordinators has been awarded UniSA’s Indigenous Education Award.
Lloyd Cole confronts commotion of celebrity at UniSA
Audiences got a rare insight into the world of renowned singer/songwriter Lloyd Cole when he delivered a public lecture to a full house at UniSA’s City West campus as part of his Visiting Fellowship at the Hawke Research Institute.
Port partnership
UniSA and the Port Adelaide Football Club have teamed up to form a high performance partnership centred on research and education in elite sport.
Wanted: Adelaide’s next student entrepreneur
UniSA and the State Government have joined forces to deliver a new initiative for students which will support the growth of entrepreneurship in South Australia.
Outgoing student president receives life membership
UniSA’s outgoing President of the UniSA Student Association (USASA), Arun Thomas, has been awarded an Honorary Life Membership to the USASA board.
Stakeholder theory specialist at UniSA
A well-known advocate for stakeholder theory spent a week providing insight into the topic during a visit to UniSA’s School of Management in June.
Soil health focus of international congress
Soil health is fundamental to food security and global peace according to a recent world soil congress attended by a dozen staff and students from UniSA’s Centre for Environmental Risk Assessment and Remediation (CERAR).
Real win for virtual design
A team of UniSA researchers has played an important role in the early stage development of a ground-breaking workspace design system, which recently won a South Australian iAward.
Yazbek hosts ASMR medallist
UniSA researcher and president of the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) Dr Roger Yazbek recently hosted world renowned ageing scientist Professor David Sinclair during ASMR Medical Research Week.

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