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Helen Edwards (Bachelor’s Degree Social Work with Honours) founded an acclaimed diabetes counselling service, has published a children’s book, runs an online homewares store, is completing her PhD, and was a South Australian finalist in the 2015 Telstra Business Women’s Awards and a state finalist in the 2016 Australian of the Year Awards.

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UniSA alumna and documentary film maker, Victoria Lewis, is behind an event showcasing East Africa's artistic talent. Five international Kenyan artists known for pushing boundaries will exhibit their artwork at the Kerry Packer Civic Gallery at UniSA's Hawke Centre during the Fringe, from 17 Feb to 19 March..

The Pridham Foundation, which administers the philanthropic giving by the family of UniSA graduate Andrew Pridham, has presented a $5 million gift to the University of South Australia to support its new great hall, now under construction in the Adelaide CBD’s Hindley Street.

Congratulations Kate Swaffer - 2017 SA Australian of the Year! You can learn more about Kate's remarkable achievements here:

Dr Colin Hall (Bachelor of Applied Science & Doctorate Minerals and Materials) won the inaugural Prime Minister's Prize for New Innovators after developing a shatter-proof car mirror.

Ruth Simpson (Graduate Certificate in wine marketing) bought a vineyard in the South of France and is making award-winning wines.

UniSA alumna Jess Trengove competed in the women’s marathon at the Rio Olympics.

UniSA alumna, Jessica Adamson, with Australia's former PM, Bob Hawke.

Professor Maryann Bin-Sallik, former head of Aboriginal Studies and Teacher Education at UniSA, has been named as the 2016 NAIDOC Awards Female Elder of the Year, SBS reports.

Congratulations to the 2016 NAIDOC SA Award Winners, including UniSA alumni, Kevin O'Loughlin OAM and Kimberley Hunter.