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Student Edition

Tuesday 7 May

All the important campus news, events and opportunities for students. In your inbox every Tuesday.

Our code of conduct

In light of the ongoing encampment protest in Kambri, the University emphasises the importance of treating each other with respect. ANU fosters respectful debate and and we are proud of our long history of student political engagement. Our policies ensure academic freedom and free speech, allowing all students and staff to express their views within Australian law and the staff and student Code of Conduct.

The University does not condone any speech or actions that is discriminatory or violates Australian law or our code of conduct. Necessary disciplinary action will be taken if our codes are breached.

If any students are feeling distressed our Student Safety and Wellbeing team are available to provide wellbeing support Monday - Friday between 9am - 4pm.

Pictured: Abhishek Chozhiyattil, Garry da Gama and Wasamon Posrie Photo credit: Emma Sloane/ANU

A Multicultural Festival to remember: Toad Hall's 50th anniversary 

Toad Hall also celebrates its 50th anniversary and ANU Students can enjoy an evening of dance, music and cultural performances this Saturday at Toad Hall’s annual Multicultural Festival. 

“It’s a free event which is very exciting. You will see performances from different countries. It is a great opportunity to witness the diverse cultures” says senior resident Garry da Gama

Toad Hall is a thriving on campus residence with a diverse community and a history of successful alumni. Among its 227 residents, roughly 35 countries are represented in the cohort of ‘Toadies.’ There is no doubt that this year’s bash will be bigger than ever. 

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Pictured: Casie Causley Photo credit: David Fanner/ANU

A day in a life of a campus nurse

Cervical cancer screening, helping students with wound-care, ear wax removal and administering vaccinations– what doesn’t our campus nurse do?

Nurses play a huge role in the health industry, and we are so lucky to have talented and dedicated nurses at ANU. To celebrate International Nurses Day, we spoke to Casie Causley, a registered nurse at ANU Medical Centre

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What's on

Book launch: Dreaming Ecology 

Thursday 16 May, 5.30-7pm 

The late Deborah Bird Rose is a renowned anthropologist and environmental humanities scholar. Her book Dreaming Ecology explores a holistic understanding of the interconnections of people, country, kinship, creation and the living world within a context of mobility. It offers a telling critique of the loss of Indigenous life, human and non-human, in the wake of white settler colonialism and this becoming ‘cattle country’. 

This is a flagship title book launch for ANU Press.  

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Speaking Maoist seminar

Thursday 16 May, 4-5.30pm 

This seminar on Labor and Politics in Northeast China from 1948-58 hosted by the Australian Centre on China in the World explores the Chinese Communist Party’s efforts to politically mobilise the workforce of Anshan Iron and Steel Works (Angang), then China's largest steel enterprise, during the first decade of their rule of Manchuria (Northeast China). 

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Southeast Asia resource showcase

Tuesday 14 May, 10.30am-12pm 

The ANU Southeast Asia Institute and the Menzies Collection Management Team are hosting a collaborative event to showcase the Southeast Asia collection alongside morning tea.

This event offers an overview of library resources, including the Menzies Collection, Southeast Asia archives, and related services. The Menzies Collection Management team will provide one-on-one assistance and information at drop-in desks.

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Esmé Quartet concert

Friday, 10 May, 7-9pm 

Experience the spellbinding artistry of the Esmé Quartet at the newly re-opened Llewellyn Hall.

The Esmé Quartet is a German-based, South Korean ensemble whose rise to prominence began with a monumental win at London’s Wigmore Hall in 2018.

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Third Storey - ANU student-written play

Wednesday 15 May, 7.30pm 

Get ready for a wild ride as two ANU students take the stage with the National University Theatre Society's very first full-length, student-written play.

Third Storey is all about possums, pizza, and the quest for perfection. Brace yourself for a mix of outrageous comedy and spine-tingling thrills. 

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Take the ANU Check-In Survey and get a free ANU mug

New to ANU and a coursework student?

The follow-up to ANU Welcome Survey, ANU Check-In Survey is now open. Check your ANU email for your invitation. Participate now and receive an ANU branded mug.

Survey closes Wednesday 15 May, 11.30pm 

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Want to learn more about New Colombo Plan Scholarships?

ANU Global Programs are here to help you learn how the process works. if you're thinking about learning abroad then you should attend an Information sessions this semester. Due to high demand ANU Global programs are hosting an additional New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program application workshop this Thursday 9 May.

If you prefer a one-on-one conversation with a member of our team then prioritise attending a one of our Drop-in sessions. Please visit the ANU Global Programs website for more information.

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Student Giveaway

Meet the Author Student Giveaway - Bruce Pascoe and Lyn Harwood

Bruce Pascoe and Lyn Harwood will be in conversation with Bill Gammage on their new book, Black Duck: A Year at Yumburra.

Enter this giveaway for a chance to win one of two copies of Black Duck: A Year at Yumburra and have the opportunity to have your copy signed on the night by Bruce Pascoe and Lyn Harwood. 

The competition closes at noon AEDT on Friday 17 May.

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The Australian National University, Canberra 

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The Australian National University acknowledges, celebrates and pays our respects to the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people of the Canberra region and to all First Nations Australians on whose traditional lands we meet and work, and whose cultures are among the oldest continuing cultures in human history.

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