News tag: 'UNSW'

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

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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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Communication professor Jim Macnamara on how to listen at an organisational level

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When Jim Macnamara, Professor of Public Communication at the University of Technology Sydney, spoke to the Warrane boys on 22 March 2017, it was all about listening. He told them that just as listening is so important on an interpersonal level, it is also important at an organisational level – a particular interest of his.
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Liam Clifford: even busier than your average med student

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If your stereotypical medical student doesn’t have time for anything apart from university, then 25-year old Liam Clifford just isn’t that guy. While he’s been studying hard for seven years at UNSW – three years of medical science, first class honours the following year, and then three years of undergraduate medicine after that – this Warrane resident manages to fit in a whole lot more.
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William Horspool on his PhD and other adventures

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Whether you know him as Will or Bill, you can’t deny that William Horspool’s hometown has the best names – he hails from Dark Corner Road in the village of Sunny Corner. There surely can only be few reasons to leave a place that sounds so pleasant, but William’s will do the trick: he’s residing at Warrane to do his PhD.
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Patrick & David Tighe on college life, future goals and who inspires them

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Keen to know why Warrane residents, Patrick and David Tighe, seem to be made of good stuff? We’re guessing there must be something in the water of their hometown of Coonabarabran. Or perhaps there’s something in the stars, because this country town, 500 kilometres north-west of NSW, happens to be the astronomy capital of Australia.
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NSW Premier’s chief of staff: faith can play a part in politics

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Do you think that personal faith should play a part in politics? It’s the kind of discussion you’d probably avoid at a friendly dinner party, but it was exactly what Bay Warburton spoke about to the Warrane boys on Wednesday 5 October 2016. And he should know all about it, considering that he’s a practicing Christian as well as Chief of Staff for NSW Premier, Mike Baird.
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Recapping this year’s Big Picture Program

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16 boys, 4 nights, 1 college, and insights aplenty
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Trigger warnings at university: to use or not to use?

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“Before I start, I’d just like to warn you all,” said Matthew Beard, “if you have strong feelings about political correctness, free speech, or you think that trigger warnings are universally good or bad, this talk may be upsetting to you. I would encourage you to stay all the same.”
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The sky’s the limit for one of this year’s Rural Scholarship recipients

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Tim Gallagher is studying Aviation Management at UNSW.
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The Camino de Santiago: not just a walk

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Donnelly brothers, Matt and Joe, share their experience of walking the Camino from Portugal to Spain
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Warrane celebrates its best ever semester of sport

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Warrane’s sporting dominance continues with the college’s most successful semester to date.
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Leveraging Your Mindset for Academic Success

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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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2015 College Awards

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The College Awards for 2015 were recently presented to Warrane residents for a variety of achievements and milestones in their time at university:
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An expert on drug abuse speaks on the dangers of marijuana

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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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Vice-Chancellor outlines exciting future

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The President and Vice-Chancellor of UNSW Australia, Professor Ian Jacobs, outlined an exciting, ambitious and bold future for UNSW when he spoke to Warrane residents at the College’s formal dinner on Wednesday 29 July 2015.
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Deputy Vice-Chancellor urges students to become leaders

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The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) at UNSW Professor Iain Martin urged students residents at Warrane to work towards becoming community leaders after they graduate from university.
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Warrane resident has a big future in cricket

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Warrane cricketing legend Tom Rogers has already achieved more than most of us achieve in our entire lives, but there is almost surely even bigger things to come.
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Residents given an overview of UNSW history and development

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Pro Vice-Chancellor (Students), Professor Wai-Fong Chua AM, gave Warrane residents an overview of the history and ongoing development of UNSW when she spoke at the College on 15 May 2013.
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Vice-Chancellor gives intimate insight into his job

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The Vice-Chancellor of UNSW, Professor Fred Hilmer, shared some of his experiences as a vice-chancellor with Warrane residents when he spoke at the College on Wednesday 10 April 2013.
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The Importance of Medical Mentors

Associate Professor Jonathan Stretch AM spoke with medical students at Warrane on 4 June 2012.
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Engineer of the Year: Creating and Solving Problems

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Electrical Engineer of the Year Dr. Robert Barr spoke with engineering students at Warrane on April 23, 2012.
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44 Residents Receive Scholars Medals

Forty four Warrane residents were presented with a College Scholars Medallion for achieving and average of at least Distinction in 2011.
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Wanted: Ambassadors for Women in the Workplace

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Ms Jillian Segal AM, Deputy Chancellor of UNSW, spoke to Warrane residents about the need for gender equality in the workplace on 21 March 2012.
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Refugee from Sierra Leone Shares His Story

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Mr Amadu Bangura, a law graduate and refugee from Sierra Leone, spoke with Warrane residents about his experiences on March 14, 2012.
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Gaudeamus Ingeniatores

Engineering Old Boys mark their graduation by dropping in to College.
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Capitalising on Emotional Intelligence

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Chris Golis spoke with Warrane residents about his career and his work with EI after formal dinner on March 7.
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Another O-Week Rolls By

Another Orientation Week has come and gone at Warrane.
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Preparation the Key, Says Major General

Retired Major General Jim Molan addressed Warrane residents at the Inaugural Dinner for 2012 on February 29.
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New Master Appointed

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Dr Gerald Fogarty is the new Master of Warrane College.
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Parliament recognises Warrane's volunteer projects

Warrane's volunteers were noted in NSW Parliament in 2011.
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