Let it go...

10/11/2020 by:

The sight of Christmas trees on display in David Jones this week startled me. I should clarify, I don’t suffer from dendrophobia and I have, eight years in, made some appropriate mental adjustment to the fact that Christmas happens in summertime i...

Signs of normal life

01/10/2020 by:

There's something strangely comforting about us hosting graduation ceremonies again. It heralds a return to something akin to normal. It doesn’t matter that the graduates are seated at 2m intervals from one another, that there are no handshakes or...

Musing on Merging

09/08/2020 by:

I reckon it's about four years now since I used a Jaws quote. (Surprising, given it's my all-time favourite film and the reason I still don't go in the water). During our 25 th Birthday celebrations I wove a few into my speech for the gala dinner ...

‘P’ is for…

26/06/2020 by:

The definition of prudence is one of those circular ones - it's the quality of being prudent - so to find out what it really means you've got to look up another word. Life's like that quite often. Like the committee to abolish committees. Being...

So what are we going to do about it?

17/04/2020 by:

'It's not the years...it's the mileage.' We could probably all make use of Indiana Jones' off-the-cuff quote these days. Institutionally, collectively and individually, we've taken a buffeting over the last few weeks and with continued uncertainty...

Unstoppable

03/04/2020 by:

This isn't another COVID-19 update with more changes arising that we need to implement at the drop of a hat. I'm reasonably sure that it's safe to continue reading. What an extraordinary couple of months we have been through. Since 1 st Feb and th...

Quiet achievers

14/02/2020 by:

It’s been quite the start to 2020. A little over six weeks into the year and already we have seen fires, floods, a global health emergency… Throughout the bushfire crisis UniSA staff were responding and contributing across the board. We applaud an...