Students’ global perspective broadened by Hong Kong field trip with Dr Darchen
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Students’ global perspective broadened by Hong Kong field trip with Dr Darchen

Twenty undergraduate and postgraduate students have experienced urban regeneration, adaptive reuse of heritage buildings, natural hazard mitigation, animal habitats and land reclamation initiatives first hand in a UQ|UP international field trip to Hong Kong and Macau.┬áThe trip enabled students to learn about the natural landscapes and urban developments in the fast-growing Pearl River Delta region. … Continue reading

Honours Research Design Proposal Presentations
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Honours Research Design Proposal Presentations

Friday’s research presentations and the BBQ afterwards were an amazing first for SEES and a success on all levels. We had an extremely high quality set of presentations from four Honours students in planning. These were across a wide range of topics, from housing to gender to historic preservation, and examining social, cultural and economic … Continue reading

New Colombo Plan Scholarship: Applications open!
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New Colombo Plan Scholarship: Applications open!

Applications are now open for the New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarship, a prestigious program that funds high achieving undergraduate students to undertake study, language training and internships in 40 countries across the Indo-Pacific region. The New Colombo Plan is a signature initiative of the Australian Government that aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in … Continue reading

OOPS seminar ‘Women in planning’
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OOPS seminar ‘Women in planning’

The Organization of Planning Students at UQ (OOPS) held a seminar and panel discussion to honor International Women’s Day. Title: Women in Planning Speaker: Dr Dorina Pojani, Senior Lecturer, UQ|UP, Lecture title ‘Sexism and the City’ Panel discussion members: Jenny Roughan, Director at Ethos Urban Olivia Nesbitt, Student planner, Cardno Leanne Chan, Planner, Brisbane City … Continue reading