News Wednesday Night Guests

Ignore Advertising and Resist Greed

image Ignore Advertising and Resist Greed

Monday 23 May, 2016

Leading investment advisor, Stephen Christie, offered Warrane students some investment advice when he spoke after formal dinner on Wednesday 13 April 2016. He advised them to do all they could to resist advertising and avoid greed. The man who has worked in the investment and finance industry since 1995, and has provided financial advice as the Head of Private Wealth Management at Ord Minnett and Asset Allocation for Goldman Sachs JBWere Private, said it was all about getting the basics right. That meant not falling for the marketing message suggesting that success is all about possessions that can be financed through debt.
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‘Even when I am down, I am up!’

image ‘Even when I am down, I am up!’

Thursday 31 March, 2016

The CEO of online magazine MANSAM, Mr Sam Leon, has been successful in many business ventures and in public life, so when he spoke to Warrane residents on Wednesday 3 March 2016, he shared his recipe for success
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NSW RSL president talks about the nature of leadership

image NSW RSL president talks about the nature of leadership

Tuesday 22 March, 2016

President of the NSW RSL, Rod White AM spoke to residents of Warrane about leadership and his experiences.
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Leveraging Your Mindset for Academic Success

image Leveraging Your Mindset for Academic Success

Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Associate Professor at the UNSW School of Management, Peter Heslin helped open the academic year with some insights into academic success.
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Prominent Sports Journalist hands out 2015 Sporting Awards

image Prominent Sports Journalist hands out 2015 Sporting Awards

Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Sporting journalist Tim Gilbert appeared to enjoy visiting Warrane as much as College staff and residents enjoyed having him as guest speaker on Wednesday 28 October 2015.
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An expert on drug abuse speaks on the dangers of marijuana

image An expert on drug abuse speaks on the dangers of marijuana

Thursday 22 October, 2015

Prof Jan Copeland, Director of the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre, spoke on the dangers of cannabis abuse, when she visited Warrane College on 21 October 2015.
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PwC executive offers insights into recruitment trends

image PwC executive offers insights into recruitment trends

Friday 18 September, 2015

Debra Eckersley, Managing Partner, Human Capital, with PwC Australia, offered Warrane residents insights into the attitudes and skills that leading firms are seeking from graduates. She spoke at the College on Wednesday 16 September 2015.
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Leading historian outlines the essence of universities

image Leading historian outlines the essence of universities

Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Scientia Professor in the UNSW School of Humanities and Languages, Professor John Gascoigne, emphasised the importance of a general education and the humanities in universities when he spoke at Warrane on Wednesday 2 September 2015.
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Sydney Archbishop Holds Q&A with Warrane College Residents

image Sydney Archbishop Holds Q&A with Warrane College Residents

Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The Archbishop of Sydney, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, visited Warrane as special guest at formal dinner on Wednesday 26 August 2015. After celebrating Mass in the College Chapel and the dinner, he made himself available for a Q&A with residents.
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Head of UNSW Engineering outlines bold plans

image Head of UNSW Engineering outlines bold plans

Wednesday 5 August, 2015

UNSW Dean of Engineering, Professor Mark Hoffman, has a bold plan for improving Australia’s leading Engineering faculty’s performance.
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