Diary

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  • Only a selection of University events are shown on this page (as printed in SAM). Visit the University Event Calendar for a complete listing.

NOVEMBER

22 November
Faculty of Education and Social Work 100th Anniversary Alumni Dinner
7.30pm, Great Hall
Contact Events Office at or (02) 9036 9278
Click here to regiser online

DECEMBER

Canberra Alumni Association Drinks
3 December, The Brassey, Barton, ACT.
Further information: Andrea Besnard on (02) 9351 1963 or

Sydney University Graduate Choir Christmas Concert
11 December, The Great Hall, 8pm.
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Sydney Ideas International Lecture
Professor Kefford on Winning the battle against the Australian cancer - the revolution in treating melanoma.
14 December, 6.30pm
Oxford & Cambridge Club, Pall Mall, London
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JANUARY 2011

Festival World Café
Alumni are entitled to a 10% discount off the tickets - check your copy eSydney - your alumni newsletter for the discount code

Presented by Sydney Festival and the University. A glass of wine, a bite to eat and an animated discussion on a recurring Festival theme: When we tell a story, how important is the truth?
January 14, 6pm-9pm, The Great Hall
$45 (inc. light meal and wine); Over-18s only
Visit the University's festival website for further information and to book online

FEBRUARY

Sydney Ideas: Why Deliberative Democracy Matters
What is a Citizen’s Assembly – as proposed by the PM? A panel of experts, hosted by Adjunct-Professor Lyn Carson, explain the processes and practises of participatory or deliberative democracy.
3 February, 6.30pm-8.00pm
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George Winterton Memorial Lecture
Pathway to a Republic
The Hon Sir Gerard Brennan AC KBE, former justice and chief justice of the High Court of Australia
17 February 2011
Further information: Faculty of Law Events Coordinator (02) 9351 0248 or

MARCH

Medical Alumni Reunion – Graduating Year of 1981
19 March, Great Hall
Further information: Diana Lovegrove at

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Alumni Recognition Ceremony & Reunion Concert
25 March, A celebration to recognise the Sydney Conservatorium of Music’s pre-1990 alumni as part of the University family. Registration essential. Further information: or (02) 9351 1450

APRIL

Golden Graduates Luncheon
Three course luncheon including entertainment and an address by the Vice-Chancellor, open to all alumni who graduated 50 years ago or more, and their guests.
11 April; $75 per head
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FORWARD PLANNING

Looking for 1961 Geography students
Mark Allen, a Geography student from 1961, wants to contact classmates with a view to organising a reunion in 2011. If you were a fellow student, or know of one, he would love to hear from you. Contact Mark Allen (02) 6778 7122 (evenings only).

OTHER INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL EVENTS

Active alumni chapters in the UK, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, and the US, as well as Canberra, Dubbo and Victoria, run social events on a regular basis. All alumni and friends are welcome. Visit the Chapters’ website for further information

Interested in starting a chapter or online group? Contact Andrea Besnard +61 2 9351 1963 or