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NCV goes to Q&A!

Monday 8 May 2017
by Ash Braithwaite
Euthanasia, the US in Syria, the housing crisis: topics NCVers engaged with at Q&A.

NC cricket boys unstoppable! 6 years, 6 Grand Finals, another win

Thursday 27 April 2017
by Ash Braithwaite
NC beats Warrane in nail-biting Cricket Grand Final

NCV and New College residents gather for Easter Service

Monday 24 April 2017
by Ash Braithwaite
Christians meet together on Maundy Thursday

Night in White for Killara Refuge

Monday 24 April 2017
by Ash Braithwaite
NC's annual "Night in White" raises record funds for Killara Refuge.

Christian Fellowship Weekend Away

Wednesday 5 April 2017
by Ash Braithwaite
NCCF weekend away is the best part of the semester for many collegians!

New College Celebrates Academic Success

Friday 24 March 2017
by Emily Hull
The New College annual awards dinner is a wonderful way for the community to come together after summer and celebrate the achievements of their peers.

New College Village Gathers for Annual Autumn Dinner

Friday 24 March 2017
by Emily Hull
The annual New College Village Autumn Dinner was held on the evening of Thursday 16th March. There was a buzz in the room as residents chatted excitedly about the year ahead and new friendships between new and returning residents continued to grow. Residents were entertained by the musical talent of pianist, Fredrick Deng, who performed Yiruma’s “River Flows in You”. The guest speaker was Professor Matthew England, from the Center of Climate Change Research at UNSW. He...

Jane Atkinson: The First Female Resident at New College

Wednesday 8 March 2017
by Emma Nelson
Jane shares her experiences of driving a significant change in NC history.

O-Week Adventures at NCV

Wednesday 8 March 2017
by Emma Nelson
The month of February saw 137 new NCV residents stream through the door and participate in O-Week. O-Week is an opportunity for new residents, who have this year come from 34 different nations, to familiarise themselves with Sydney and each other. A series of various activities were organised by the Senior Resident team, led by Assistant Dean Daniel Hageman and under the guidance of NCV Dean, Susan Bazzana. The action started on Monday 20th of February and continued until the 26th of...

2017 New College Lectures Topic Announced

Tuesday 7 March 2017
by Emma Nelson
‘Personal Identity’ will be the focus of discussion during the upcoming 2017 New College Lectures. The three night lecture series in September will be delivered by Dr Brian Rosner, who is the Principal of Melbourne’s Ridley College. The lectures have been held annually since 1987. In their significant history, each year has focussed on providing thought provoking Christian content on a contextually relevant subject area. The topic for 2017 is a definite example of this...

Danny Loh to Speak at National Education Conference

Wednesday 1 March 2017
by Emma Nelson
Danny Loh, an NCV Resident and Educational Psychology student has been elected to speak at the 2017 National VET Conference.

Academic Tutors Announced for 2017

Tuesday 28 February 2017
by Emma Nelson
Academic tutors have been selected from within the New College community for 2017. Each year, senior undergraduate students who have performed well in their own studies devote their time and skills to assist students in their earlier years. The commitment of both the tutors and students involved has contirubted to fantastic academic results in the New College community in the past. On average, 45 percent of Collegians receive a distinction average each year. The Academic Tutors for 2017...

Hopin Lee Awarded Oxford Scholarship

Tuesday 28 February 2017
by Emma Nelson
Current NCV resident Hopin Lee has been awarded with the NHMRC Early Career Fellowship. The fellowship will enable him to spend two years at the University of Oxford where he will research in the Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, and Musculoskeletal Sciences. The purpose of the fellowship is to support early career researchers – those who have just finished their PhD and are aspiring to become independent researchers. “This is really the time to stamp your ground in a...

Thamali Lekamge: A Woman's Experience in Academia

Tuesday 14 February 2017
by Emma Nelson
Thamali Lekamge is a woman from Sri Lanka, and an NCV resident who has recently completed her Computer Engineering PhD at UNSW. Historically, there have been challenges involved with being a woman in academia. Does gender still have an impact on a woman’s university experience today? We asked Thamali a few questions to hear her perspective on the topic. What’s it like being a woman in academia? Something that I found out early on was that if I wanted to be an academic in the...

From Spain to Sydney

Wednesday 8 February 2017
by Emma Nelson
Iker Garcia is a PhD student from Eibar, in the North of Spain who has lived at NCV since early 2016. Here, he shares about some of his experience at UNSW and as a resident at NCV, particularly his involvement with Newtown Mission… 1. What brings you to Sydney? I needed to go on exchange for at least three months to get the International PhD Degree. I applied for a scholarship that promotes research exchange between Australia/New Zealand and Europe. My application was...
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