The 2nd Master of New College passed away on Friday 16th Nov at the age of 96.
Thursday 15 November 2012
The 2012 Award winners were announced at the Drinks and Canapés Night.
Jarryd is the lead experimentalist on team that developed the qubit.
NCV is home to residents from all over the world, including a good number from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. One of the great events that led by residents in 2012 was a Cultural Night showcasing various aspects of sub-continental culture. The evening started with a series of video presentations about India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Resident Shaupnil Khan then sang two Bengali songs, accompanied by Shamila Vijayanmohar on piano and Pesila Ratnayake on guitar. Ria Dev then...
New College Women win the UNSW Inter-college Sporting Shield for the 24th time.
Bill Barwick (New Collegian 1971-75) has been conferred as a Life Fellow of New College
On 4th October the NCV community gathered for the 2012 Spring Formal Dinner. Formal Dinners are an important part of life at NCV, where the community hears from a distinguished person in the university or wider community. Earlier in the year we had heard from barrister Ms Angela Pearman and ecologist Professor Richard Kingsford. For the Spring Dinner the Speaker was Dr Kevin Cullen, who is the current CEO of New South Innovations (NSI), the commercialization arm of UNSW. Kevin has had a...
Tuesday 18 September 2012
The NSW Police Commissioner, Andrew Scipione, was the guest speaker at a New College Formal Dinner on Thursday, 30th August 2012. Residents, Board members, staff and alumni of New College gathered for the Dinner, which was also an opportunity to recognise one of the College’s most devoted supporters. During the evening alumnus and long time friend of New College, Mr Bill Barwick, was awarded the title of ‘Life Fellow’ of the College.
New College is opening our doors for the UNSW Open Day this Saturday, 1st September. Guided tours will be available from 10am to 4pm from the Anzac Parade entrance of New College.
Residents of New College Village (NCV) have again demonstrated that they live in and contribute to a community that is full of talent. On Friday the 10th of August, NCV residents gathered in the Main Common Room for the ‘2012 NCV Talent Night’. The night started out with the NCV choir performing ‘When you Believe’ from Prince of Egypt accompanied by Premilla Chinappa Quinn on the piano. This was followed by a short animation clip created by resident Shu Low....
Alumnus Claire Wade is now Professor and Chair of Computational Biology and Animal Genetics in the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney
Alumnus Ewen McKenzie honoured for his contributions to Australian Rugby Union
On 22nd March the NCV community gathered for the First Formal Dinner for 2012. Formal Dinners are an important part of life at NCV, where the community hears from a distinguished person in the university or wider community. In 2011 the speakers had been public health academic Ms Anne Bunde-Birouste, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre CEO Mr Ton van Amerongen and prominent UNSW law academic Professor Jane McAdam . This time the invited speaker was Ms Angela Pearman, barrister and former...
Prof James K.A. Smith on how our actions flow from our most fundamental desires
Peter Davison came to live at NCV half way through 2011 and is undertaking a PhD in entrepreneurship at UNSW. Recently Peter appeared as a panellist for the Sky News program Technology Behind Business. The panel discussed entrepreneurial trends, as well as the mistakes and successes of many Australians who have followed their dream of leaving the 9-5 grind to start their own technology business. On top of his PhD studies, Peter is a co-founder of the start-up community Fishburners where he...
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