Euthanasia, the US in Syria, the housing crisis: topics NCVers engaged with at Q&A.
NC beats Warrane in nail-biting Cricket Grand Final
Christians meet together on Maundy Thursday
NC's annual "Night in White" raises record funds for Killara Refuge.
NCCF weekend away is the best part of the semester for many collegians!
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.
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 spoke...
Jane shares her experiences of driving a significant change in NC history.
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...
‘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 with...
Danny Loh, an NCV Resident and Educational Psychology student has been elected to speak at the 2017 National VET Conference.
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...
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 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...
Wednesday 8 February 2017
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 successful and I...
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