Keith Entwistle Honours Scholarship – $6000 for one year – open to full-time, on-campus students studying their honours year in studies in Rural Science, Agriculture, Animal Science or Agribusiness.
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development Secretary Scholarship – $5000 for one year – open to full-time, on campus students in their honours year. Selection will preference a student undertaking research into an area of interest of the Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio.
Duncan Family Scholarship in Pharmacy – $5000 for one year – open to full-time, on campus students entering the second, third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Pharmacy.
Murray Darling Basin Authority Indigenous Scholarship – Up to $10,000 per annum (depending on cost of tuition fees) with a total maximum value of $30,000 over three years for full time students or $30,000 over six years for part time students enrolling in the second or subsequent year of a degree in the School of Environmental and Rural Science
The Pat and Rob –Robertson-Cuninghame Honours – $6000 for one year – open to full-time, on-campus students studying their honours year. The applicant must be able to demonstrate practical ability, in the field or in the laboratory, in one or more of the areas of Rural Science, Agriculture, Animal Science, Sustainability, Ecology and/or Zoology.]]>
The Alumni Office would be more than grateful for helpers at next week’s graduation ceremonies on Friday 31st March and Saturday 1st April.
Students with an RSA are encouraged, but any assistance is welcome!
Helpers are required from 10am to 2pm only. This volunteer work counts toward the New England Award.
Please contact the Office of Advancement on extension 2870, or email email@example.com.
The Topic: What do you believe will be the most important for ensuring Australia’s future economic prosperity, and why?
Entries open Wednesday 29 March 2017 and entries close at 5pm (AEST) on Friday 14 July 2017. A panel will determine a winning entry and two commendable entries in August 2017.
To find out more, keep an eye out on the Treasury Research Institute website or search Treasury on social for more about the competition and how to enter.
Source: Treasury Research Institute]]>
As a result of this scheduled maintenance, access to recordings and playlists in Echo360 will be unavailable during that time.
If you do need access to a recording on Saturday, please download a copy to your local machine prior to the upgrade. Please see the instructions on how to do this.
If you encounter any problems with Echo360 recordings after Saturday’s upgrade, please contact the IT Service Desk via email or Service Now.]]>
UNESA is offering 10 funding opportunities for UNESA members with up to $150 support for attending practical placements.
UNESA, believes in student equity and knows that, for many students, financial stress is a real issue and paying for transport and accommodation to attend your prac can seem impossible.
If you feel the same way, head to the Facebook page for details https://www.facebook.com/UniversityOfNewEnglandStudentAssociation/
Applications close the 1st of April, so don’t be anyone’s fool, apply today.]]>
Students can register online at https://une.mywconline.com/, by calling the ASO on 6773 3600 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
22 March – 12.30-1.30pm – Letters Room, Dixson Library – Working with supervisors – Annette Stevenson, (Student Support) – This session will explore roles, needs and changes within the supervisor/supervisee relationship – including rights, responsibilities and traps to avoid.
6 April – 12.30-1.30pm – Letters Room, Dixson Library – Critical thinking – Dr Alex Dunn (Academic Skills Office) – We all use critical thinking to some degree, but spending a little time thinking about thinking can help make academic writing more effective and efficient. The Critical Thinking workshop aims to introduce Honours and HDR students to some of the main conventions of critical thinking in an academic context.
19 April – 12.30-1.30pm – Letters Room, Dixson Library – The Search: Your literature review – Pauline Jenkins (University Library) – This session offers practical advice and information on identifying, navigating and interrogating literature sources.
3 May – 12.30-1.30pm – Letters Room, Dixson Library – A guide to systematic reviews and meta-analysis and their role in honours/postgraduate study – Professor Neil Smart – (School of Science & Technology) – This presentation will define systematic reviews and meta-analyses and also explain the steps in completing them, such as literature searching, data extraction and analyses (quantitative) or synthesis (qualitative). The presentation will also explain how students may be able to publish their systematic literature reviews and even publish meta-analyses in some fields. Associate.
17 May – 12.30-1.30pm Letters Room, Dixson Library – Writing the literature review – Ingrid Wijeyewardene – (Academic Skills Office) – This presentation covers the purpose and structure of a literature review and the writing process.
31 May – 12.30-1.30pm – Letters Room, Dixson Library – Writing a thesis by publication – Dr Joshua Matthews (Academic Skills Office) – This session will be a structured discussion of some of the issues and considerations surrounding thesis by publication. The session will be informed by the presenter’s personal experiences accrued while completing his PhD thesis by publication.
14 June – 12.30-1.30pm – Letters Room, Dixson Library – Academic writing for the thesis – Dr Lydia Li (Academic Skills Office) – Practical tips for improving your academic writing style.
28 June – 12.30-1.30pm – Letters Room, Dixson Library – How to stay sane while writing a thesis – Annette Stevenson (Student Support) – This session will explore the strengths and weaknesses you bring to study, the typical ups and downs of post-grad study, traps to avoid and/or overcome, plus managing time and stress.
Cant make the sessions? Most of these sessions have already been recorded and are available on the ASO website at http://www.une.edu.au/current-students/resources/academic-skills/video-resources. Students should click on the link under HDR resources for the menu of recorded sessions.
Source: Ingrid Wijeyewardene – Teaching and Learning Support]]>
The workshop will be held at UNE on 25th & 26th of March.
Examples of mental ill health include: depression, anxiety, suicide, trauma, grief, eating disorders, bullying and stress.
You don’t need a diagnosed mental illness to take part in the program. We are interested in the personal stories of anyone who has felt that their mental health has held them back, or made life more difficult than it needs to be.
Read more at http://www.batyr.com.au/being-herd/#vRZQlLwdEVeAeqJ1.99
To find out more, or to register your interest go to batyr.com.au/being-herd/]]>
Please note the direct URLs (which may allow you to log in when links between myUNE and services are not working):
ITD will be performing maintenance on University IT systems and services this Saturday 18 March 2017. The full-day maintenance will commence from 6am and will complete by 6pm and as a result most services will experience periods of disruption.
For staff and on-campus students:
Staff should expect intermittent outages as systems are restarted following maintenance updates. Network connections as well as internet access will be temporarily unavailable in different locations across campus during the day.
For off-campus students:
If access via MyUNE is not available, please access your units directly in Moodle (http://moodle.une.edu.au)
Student Email (Office365 emails @myune.edu.au) should be available throughout the day.
This event is one of ITD’s scheduled maintenance windows, during which essential work is carried out to enhance and improve University systems.
The schedule of maintenance windows for 2017 can be found on the ITD website (http://www.une.edu.au/staff-current/staff-services/it-services/it-maintenance-dates ). Please check these dates before planning any events that may require IT services or support.
Please check the ITD service announcements web page regularly for information relating to ITD services interruptions and planned events. http://blog.une.edu.au/serviceannounce/category/itd-announcements/
Service Desk support will be available during the weekend – please contact email@example.com or http://une.service-now.com if you are experiencing problems after the maintenance outage.
Source: Robert Irving – Director ITD.]]>