UQ Alumni Podcast

UQ Alumni Podcast

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October 23, 2020 11 min
Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Award recipient, Rob Caslick. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit https://alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www.ins...
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With the current economic outlook, how should you navigate through these uncertainties to make the right investment moves? Is it possible to diversify your investment portfolio and maintain a healthy wealth management profile during an economic downturn? Hear from three personal finance experts Effie Zahos, Professor Shaun Bond and Andrew Courtney in as they answer your questions and share some practical investment tips for young p...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Alumnus of the Year, The Honourable Matthew Foley. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit https://alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www.instagram....
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient, Tamara Richardson. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www.instagram....
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Enjoy this conversation with journalist, Madonna King, and UQ Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Excellence award recipient, Lawrence Au. Lawrence Au received his MBA from UQ in 1982. He has been at the forefront of Asia’s financial industry for more than 35 years. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring platform. You never know where ...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ International Alumnus of the Year award recipient, Fauna Ibramogy. Fauna studied her Masters of Agribusiness at UQ in 2012 and 2013. She is the national program officer for economic development with the Embassy of Switzerland. Sh...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient, Dr John Maunder. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit https://alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www.i...
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September 28, 2020 20 min
The benefits of mentoring are indisputable – from increasing confidence and providing perspective to creating opportunities and building networks… In this podcast, the founder of She Mentors, Ali Adey, and leadership professor, Polly Parker, share their top tips to make mentoring work for you and your career. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring platform. You never know where the next conversation could take you - bit.ly/U...
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to Indigenous Community Impact Award recipient, Cameron Costello. For more information on our 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners, visit alumni.uq.edu.au/awards/alumni. Stay connected with UQ Alumni on social media: Instagram: www.instagram....
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Join award-winning journalist, Madonna King, for this in-conversation series with some of UQ’s highest achieving alumni – the 2020 UQ Alumni Award winners. In this conversation, Madonna King speaks to UQ Vice-Chancellor's Alumni Award recipient, Deb Riley. Deb Riley is a four-time Emmy award winning production designer and art director. Her portfolio includes Game of Thrones, The Matrix, Moulin Rouge and the Sydney 2000 Olym...
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The 2020 presidential election pits Trump against former Vice-President Joe Biden, presenting voters with starkly contrasting values, policies and visions for the United States. The decision of American voters on 3 November 2020 will reverberate in Australia and around the world. Our experts will lay out the issues and possibilities, and what the great powers of the past can tell us about the future. This podcast features: -Profes...
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Welcome to this UQ Alumni podcast – Understanding Anxiety with Dr James Kirby. This podcast uses content originally recorded on the 19th August 2020, as part of the UQ Alumni Global Leadership Series event program. Dr James Kirby is a Senior Lecturer and Clinical Psychologist at the University of Queensland. He has broad research interests in compassion science, and his clinical practice focuses on helping individuals dealing with ...
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After months of isolation and economic strain, pressure is mounting to create a trans-Tasman travel bubble. As many people gear up to book their first holiday or family visit across the Tasman, others are more concerned about the potential risks that travel between Australia and New Zealand could create. In this podcast, our expert panel will discuss the likelihood and logistics of a trans-Tasman travel bubble, and the risks and ...
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July 6, 2020 19 min
Learn how you can get the most out of your 2020 tax return with the new ‘working from home’ arrangements, and set yourself up to ensure you maximise your tax returns this year. Be tax smart during tax time! For more from UQ experts and alumni, check out our range of resources on the UQ Alumni and Communication Lifelong Learning website - alumni.uq.edu.au/life-long-learning. Stay connected with us on socials: Instagram: www.instag...
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For more from UQ experts and alumni, check out our range of resources on the UQ Alumni and Communication Lifelong Learning website - alumni.uq.edu.au/life-long-learning. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring platform. You never know where the next conversation could take you - bit.ly/UQA2Amentoring Stay connected with us on socials: Instagram: www.instagram.com/uqalumni/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/uqalumni LinkedIn: www.li...
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June 22, 2020 34 min
In this podcast, our panel of authors discuss of the complexity of writing and creative processes during times of uncertainty and disruption. They speak of the challenges they have faced during their recent writing efforts, and share with us their advice for overcoming and navigating these challenges. Join the UQ Alumni-to-Alumni (A2A) mentoring platform. You never know where the next conversation could take you - bit.ly/UQA2Ament...
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Attending university can be the experience that catalyses an entire career and a lifelong passion, but for many Indigenous students, the financial burden means it isn’t an option. In this episode, we talked to Professor Heather Zwicker and Associate Professor Sandra Philips about the HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship Endowment Fund, which was established through Heather’s initial commitment on Giving Day in 201...
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Robert Quinn – like all start-up founders – is driven by a desire to create change in the world. For Robert, this is change he is creating through his start-up company, Patch’d Medical, but also as one of the inaugural members of UQ’s Founder’s Pledge. The Pledge is an exciting new approach to giving which marries the natural ambition of entrepreneurialism and philanthropy to create a community of like-minded individuals committed ...
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Clinical placements are a critical part of a physiotherapy student’s education, but they can sometimes create a significant financial burden for students who have to relocate temporarily for their placements. This is a need Emeritus Professor Gwendolen Jull recognised in her time teaching within the School of Rehabilitation and Social Sciences, and saw her establish two new scholarships for physiotherapy students in need. In this e...
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June 5, 2020 12 min
For Cynthia Burnett, languages and culture offer us unique insights into humanity – a lesson she learned while teaching and learning in Europe on two scholarships after her studies in the late 1960s. In 2018, Cynthia established the Cynthia Burnett Travel Scholarships to give back the opportunity awarded to her during her own university studies, to support talented young students undertaking language learning in the native environm...
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