Welcome to the South Australian Universities Alumni Europe Chapter
If you are a graduate of the University of South Australia and currently live in the UK or Europe, or plan to in the future, the South Australian Universities Alumni Europe will be a valuable resource for you. The Chapter is designed to help graduates form strong, supportive professional networks in an international context - the kind of networks you would have in Australia. The Chapter brings together its members at various events throughout the year. The South Australian Universities Alumni Europe creates a friendly and informal platform to promote the aims of South Australian Universities.
Contact the Committe via email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Meet the chapter committee members here
What's it like to work in space? UK Alumni seminar, 17 July 2017
Should Australia have a space agency? How do we keep people healthy when travelling in space? Will we ever send someone to Mars? These were some of the provoking questions our speakers - Andrea Tom and Emile - tackled at our event on Monday night. It was great to see so many South Australian alumni at the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies for this insightful evening.
You can see pictures from the evening in our Facebook and LinkedIn groups (which you should join, if you haven’t already to stay up to date with our activity).
Special thanks to our Chair UCL Professor Marek Ziebart, our co-hosts the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies and the University of South Australia for sponsoring the networking drinks.
Speakers Andrea Boyd, ISS Flight Operations Engineer, European Astronaut Centre, Dr Thomas Smith MBBS DPhil FRCA FAsMA, Aerospace Medicine Research Group, University of Oxford, and Emile Victor, On-board Software Engineer, Airbus Defence and Space.
UniSA UK Alumni Cocktail Reception, 9 May 2017
More than 100 guests attended the University's cocktail event for UniSA alumni in London hosted by Professor David Lloyd, Vice Chancellor and President of the University of South Australia, and High Commissioner of Australia, His Excellency The Hon Alexander Downer AC DUniv.
The Vice Chancellor announced an exciting partnership with the University of South Australia and University College London. Guests were able to witness the signing of the agreement. Santos is also involved, providing $2 million to fund new research fellowships at UniSA’s Future Industries Institute, targeting women to fill the places.
The fellowships will see researchers in key areas for future industries development – minerals and resources engineering; energy and advanced manufacturing; environmental science and engineering; and biomaterials engineering and nanomedicine – supported to undertake research that will further industry innovation and creation in SA.
Among the alumni guests were James Drake QC, Professor Gerald Goodhart DUniv, Barry Humphries AO, CBE DUniv, Colin Smythe, Rachael Meyers and Christopher Tibilcock. The Hon Mike Rann CNZM DUniv AC , High Commissioner of Australia and His Excellency The Hon Alexander Downer AC DUniv were also in attendance as patrons of the South Australian Universities Alumni Europe, the alumni network that shares affiliations with all of the South Australian Universities. South Australian Universities Alumni Europe, Dennis Muirhead FRSA, was joined by fellow committee members, Josh Rule (President), Randolph Brazier (Treasurer) and Alastair Fischer.
Interested in participating in our activities? Please email Hon Secretary and Interim Chair Dr Ann Davis for more event information. Ensure your details are up to date to receive email alerts of future activities.