Prof Les Field AM on the buzz of working in the university environment

image Prof Les Field AM on the buzz of working in the university environment

Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Professor Les Field AM, UNSW's Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, spoke with residents about his career path and the buzz of working in the university environment. The formal dinner took place on 2 August 2017.
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How to live with purpose, and other lessons from former SAS, Kevin Bailey AM

image How to live with purpose, and other lessons from former SAS, Kevin Bailey AM

Wednesday 26 July, 2017

“I actually want to have a life that has purpose; that has meaning; that has excellence. And I encourage you boys to aspire for greatness.” An Evening with Kevin Bailey.
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Gurinder Nagra: passionate scientist, avid reader, and inspiring blogger

image Gurinder Nagra: passionate scientist, avid reader, and inspiring blogger

Monday 24 July, 2017

His ideas are big, but the delivery is soft-spoken and unassuming. Talking to old Warrane boy Gurinder Nagra, a real humility is evident – a humility that perhaps you wouldn’t expect from a 23-year old who’s done Oxford Summer School, volunteered in Zimbabwe, and is about to set off across the seas for a funded PhD at Stanford University.
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What does the future of medicine look like?

image What does the future of medicine look like?

Wednesday 28 June, 2017

If you’re wondering what the future of medicine looks like, the right person to ask would be Dr Martin Seneviratne. He may be only 27 years old, but his work and study over the years have made him quite the expert on this question! On Wednesday 15 March 2017, he spoke to the boys at Warrane about the medicine industry and the world of medical software.
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What affects your motivation? Ideas from educational psychologist Scientia Professor Andrew Martin

image What affects your motivation? Ideas from educational psychologist Scientia Professor Andrew Martin

Wednesday 28 June, 2017

When educational psychologist Scientia Professor Andrew Martin from UNSW’s School of Education spoke to the Warrane boys on Wednesday 24 May 2017, he spoke of his area of research – motivation. A timely topic for the boys with university exams upon them, Martin told them how he looks at the factors and the processes that are relevant to learning: what switches students on and what switches them off?
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Forensic psychiatrist, Dr Kerri Eagle, on meaning, empathy and integrity

image Forensic psychiatrist, Dr Kerri Eagle, on meaning, empathy and integrity

Wednesday 31 May, 2017

On Wednesday 31 May 2017, Dr Kerri Eagle spoke to Warrane residents about the lessons she has learnt from her role a forensic psychiatrist.
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Newcastle Grammar boys then; Warrane boys now

image Newcastle Grammar boys then; Warrane boys now

Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Trading country life for the city can be hard, so it’s a pretty cool thing that a handful of boys who went to school at Newcastle Grammar ended up together at Warrane. Of the six boys, three gave us a look at how they ended up in Sydney, what they’re studying at UNSW, and life at Warrane.
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The eSafety Commissioner on standing up to online abuse

image The eSafety Commissioner on standing up to online abuse

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Julie Inman Grant, the eSafety Commissioner, spoke with Warrane residents after formal dinner on 17 May 2017. Her role is to help Australians minimise their risks of various forms of online abuse.
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Talent is never far at Warrane! Meet cultural scholarship recipients Clemens Del Rosario and Cameron Day

image Talent is never far at Warrane! Meet cultural scholarship recipients Clemens Del Rosario and Cameron Day

Wednesday 17 May, 2017

One thing’s for sure – there is no shortage of talent at Warrane. Especially when you’re talking to a couple of residents who happened to enter on the Cultural Scholarship: Clemens Del Rosario and Cameron Day.
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The power of purpose

image The power of purpose

Wednesday 3 May, 2017

When Daniel Assaf visited Warrane as the Wednesday Night Guest on 4 May 2017, his focus wasn’t on telling the boys about his career. He was there to motivate them – to inspire them to be their very best selves.
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