November 2011 Features

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    Sydney Festival 2011

    Once again the University is partners with the Sydney Festival and a Festival hub – read about Sydney’s involvement and take advantage of your alumni discount on Festival tickets.

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    In profile: Marc Newson

    Meet the man who has designed everything from furniture and household objects, to bicycles, cars and aircraft ... and will soon add Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks to the list.

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    Wartime camouflage

    The art of wartime camouflage began at the University in 1941 as artists, designers and scientists, embarked on a campaign to camouflage Australia.

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    Luck's a fortune

    Three key factors are at the heart of Australia’s failure to properly manage its resource wealth, writes Paul Cleary.

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    SAM's adventures

    Hilary Hoevenaa reveals the true cost of education in Tanzania and the obstacles faced by students trying to secure a tertiary education.