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Sydney Writers’ Festival returns from 20–26 May 2024, with UNSW Sydney as the Premier Partner and a program featuring ADA academics. Experience a week of literary culture showcasing the best of public discourse as readers, writers and thinkers converge to share ideas, tell stories and celebrate books. Interested in tickets? To access an exclusive UNSW pre-sale on 8 March, subscribe to the UNSW CFI Newsletter.

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Master of Architecture student Mackenzie Peachey is about to embark on an experience of a lifetime after receiving a paid internship to work with international architect Renzo Piano in Genoa, Italy.

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Want to build your leadership and mentoring skills? You can, by joining the UNSW Career Discovery Mentoring Program in Term 1, 2024. In this five-week program, you can connect with your mentee how and when it suits your schedule, in person or via your preferred online platform. Unlock a student's full potential and set them on a path of success in their life and career by being their mentor. Receive recognition in the form of a UNSW-certified digital badge.

Why become a mentor?

  • Inspire a current UNSW student who is eager to learn more from your career trajectory and expertise.
  • Give back to the UNSW community in a positive way.
  • Develop your leadership skills by reflecting on your career learnings, achievements, and milestones.
  • Positively shape the future of your industry.
  • Receive a UNSW-certified digital badge to recognise your valuable contribution if you complete the program.

Program dates: Monday 18 March to Friday 26 April

Commitment: five hours of mentoring over five weeks

Format: Flexible – face-to-face or 100% online

Applications close on Sunday 3 March 2024.

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Bachelor of Architecture 2006

Drawing upon the knowledge of his ancestors, Craig’s designs encapsulate Indigenous narratives and culture. Craig is taking the art of architecture to new realms, one that is devoted to creating buildings that serve their communities and foster connections.

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Extensive greenery coverage on building rooftops could significantly reduce temperatures at the city scale and decrease energy costs, according to a new study.

The research, led by Indira Adilkhanova and Professor Geun Young Yun from Kyung Hee University and co-authored by UNSW Sydney Scientia Professor Mattheos (Mat) Santamouris, found that green roofs could cool South Korea’s capital city by around 1°C during summer and slash the energy demand associated with cooling by almost 8 per cent under maximum coverage.

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Transform your teaching and lead the change in empowering autistic students. 

With a growing number of autistic students in mainstream Australian classrooms, urgent attention is needed to bridge the autism knowledge gap. Join us on a journey beyond theory, exploring tangible insights from lived experiences and evidence-based practices.

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