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Arrival revisited

Giles Skeffington passed under the large jacaranda tree in the corner of The Quadrangle, whose purple flowers, it was commented, marked the beginning of the end for students who had not completed their revision by the time they bloomed. 472 more words



‘She sighed. She had an eerie feeling about Callan Park, like a tingling sensation in her spine that made her think of a B-grade horror movie.

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Mistress A Becky Lee BA MPA Esq etc.

Hey!  Check me out!

That’s right!  After three years of working and studying, I have now gradMAtated!  It’s like graduating, but you get a MAsters.  Get it? 109 more words


University Antics!

As the years pass by and a spirit of creative rebellion fades away and the realities of work, mortgage, kids and life take over, it’s easy to feel that person was someone else. 1,161 more words




The Sea, once it casts it’s spell, holds one in the net of wonder forever. The river, no matter how full, still wants to grow. 26 more words

How one team overcame design and construction challenges to create a cutting edge research facility

Earlier this year we spoke with Dr Ian Garthwaite, Laboratory Services Manager – Research at The Charles Perkins Centre, about the design and technological elements that make Sydney University’s $385 million purpose-built research facility ‘world-class.’ 1,362 more words

Research Facilities

The Teaching Learning Cycle

The Teaching Learning Cycle

The Teaching Learning cycle is a systematic approach to the process of teaching students to engage with and create texts. It is based primarily on the work of Halliday and Painter, who presented the fundamental essence of successful language learning as requiring “guidance through interaction in the context of shared experience” (Martin & Rose, 2012, p. 1,451 more words