OOPS/GEMS Employability Night
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OOPS/GEMS Employability Night

Two SEES student clubs – GEMS and OOPS – are hosting a night to help students focus and refine their skills for finding employment. Industry professionals and alumni will be speaking on the night about how to achieve this. What are the dos and don’ts of becoming a professional? When: Tuesday 17/4, 6-8.00 pm Where: … Continue reading

Planning student awards ceremony
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Planning student awards ceremony

Planning student awards ceremony is coming up! It includes Minister’s prize for best student in year for each year of the BRTP program and best student in the MURP program, and the PIA QLD Awards Launch. When: Tuesday 29/5, 12.30-2.00 Where: Parliamentary Annex. Cost: free (but registration is required) Registration: PIA website We hope to … Continue reading

Documentary film night by MDP: Disaster Capitalism
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Documentary film night by MDP: Disaster Capitalism

When aid and politics meets business, who really gains from the global giving industry? DISASTER CAPITALISM is a compelling documentary that goes inside Afghanistan, Haiti and Papua New Guinea to reveal the dark side of moneymakers and aid exploiters unafraid to make a killing from the misfortune of others. Best-selling journalist and author Antony Loewenstein … Continue reading

Public seminar: Responsive regulation of urban public spaces and their diverse social uses
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Public seminar: Responsive regulation of urban public spaces and their diverse social uses

In the UK and elsewhere, crime, disorder and (in)security have become organizing objectives of urban governance with distinct implications for the manner in which public spaces are planned, designed and regulated. This presentation seeks to reframe debates about the regulation of public space, conceptualized as ‘mediated conviviality’. This perspective simultaneously decentres crime and (in)security as … Continue reading

Happy World Town Planning Day!
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Happy World Town Planning Day!

“World Town Planning Day,” also known as “World Urbanism Day,”  was instituted in 1949 by Professor Carlos Maria della Paolera (University of Buenos Aires) to advance public and professional interest in planning. It is celebrated in more than 30 countries on four continents on 8 November. It is a special day to recognise and promote … Continue reading