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Latest news



VR students impress with creative work

Students with a passion for future technologies – especially those who want to develop and create them – can now combine their artistic and technical skills in a cutting edge Virtual Reality Design and Development course offered by the University of Adelaide.



Congratulations Adelaide Graduate Award recipients!

Congratulations to Faculty of Arts student Kristen Lucas for recently achieving the Adelaide Graduate Award.



In the Eye of the Storm Book Launch

A Literary Dinner was recently held at Soi 25 Restaurant and Bar in Sydney to celebrate the publication of Assoc. Prof. Paul Sendziuk’s co-authored book, In the Eye of the Storm: Volunteers and Australia’s Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis. The event featured the authors in conversation with host Brandan Bear, and was presented by The Bookshop Darlinghurst, the AIDS Council of NSW, City of Sydney and NewSouth Books. (Photos by Deep Field Photography.)



Asian Cultures students learn Japanese etiquette

The differences in etiquette between Japan and the West can be difficult to understand for first-time visitors to Japan, but in a session with expert Eri Dennis, students are offered unique insight into Japanese business etiquette, as well as the culture and communication features of Japan and China, across industry, government and society in general.



Adelaide Symphony Orchestra commissions new Kaurna Acknowledgement of Country

ASO commissions new Kaurna Acknowledgement of Country:
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra is proud to announce a specially commissioned Kaurna Acknowledgement of Country, Pudnanthi Padninthi (‘The Coming and the Going’), that will be performed at the start of ASO concerts.