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Winners all round at prizes and scholarships evening


11 August 2009

The Faculty of Education and Social Work celebrated the achievements of its staff and students at its annual scholarships and prizes evening in MacLaurin Hall on Tuesday, July 28, 2009.

Acting Dean Professor Robyn Ewing welcomed guests to the evening before presentation of the awards was made by the Chancellor, Her Excellency, Professor Marie Bashir AC, CVO.

The presentation was followed by an inspiring keynote speech by children's author, faculty Honorary Associate Professor Libby Gleeson, about the essential role of teachers and social workers in children’s lives.

A puppetry performance piece by Kay Yasugi (pictured, right), winner of a faculty fellowship, concluded the formal part of the evening before guests enjoyed refreshments.