Unimates Newsletter Week 10

Thank you to everyone who showed up for our events, Blue Mountains and Coffee & Cakes , and hope you had fun and made heaps of friends ! 🙂
This week we’re organising events–  Sydney Opera House Essential Tour and  we’re inviting you to Unimates AGM 2012 (on Mon 14th May week 10) 


[On Sat 12th May 2012, Blue Mountains, Photo by Andrew Guanyi]


*Unimates AGM (Tomorrow, on Mon 14th May )

 Come and vote in the new Committee and vote on changes to the Constitution!

 * FREE Food and drinks will be provided at the AGM. * RSVP Here (So we know how much food to order)

 

* Date: 14th May 2012 (Monday, Week 10)

* Time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm

* Location: Carslaw Lecture Room 452

* Dress Code for Nominees: Smart Casual

 

It’s time for Unimates Committee 2011/2012 to step down. Are you ready to be part of Unimates Committee 2012/2013?

 

We are now accepting nominations for the following positions. For in-depth information of what is expected from each position, please take a look at the new Constitution (Click Here).

*Note: Only Unimates members with a valid ACCESS Card can vote on Constitutional changes.

*If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact our President, Zareth Lim, at zareth.z.lim@gmail.com.

 

The positions, with the approval of the above constitutional changes, are:

1. President – The Person on the Iron Throne. Oversees all functions and operations of the society and responsible for overall direction of the society.

2. External Vice-President – The Right Hand. Responsible for implementing branding, marketing and sponsorship goals. Oversees the Publicity Team.

3. Internal Vice-President – The Left Hand. Responsible for Society’s events and activities. Oversees the Event Managements Team.

4. Treasurer – Master of Coin. Responsible for society’s finance and make sure we don’t go bankrupt.

5. Secretary – Master of Records. Responsible for society’s administrative issues and maintenance of society’s records and documents. Organized, and moderate typing speed.

6. Public Relations Director – The Headhunter who seeks prospective sponsors and partners for the society, so that members can get discounts/goodies and the society can get more funding.

7. TWO Marketing Directors – Masters of Whisperers. Responsible for creating a cohesive branding to market the Society and its activities to the wider University and local community. Responsible for weekly newsletter. Must be social media addicts. Good with Photoshop and photography a bonus.

8. IT Officer – Quite straightforward. Responsible for the Society’s website and the electronic membership database and any IT-related functions.

9. TWO Student Welfare Officers – The Maesters. 2 students who are responsible for society members’ welfare and work closely with student support services and organizations (e.g. SRC, SUPRA). Also have to create the Sydney Survival Guide and the Society’s Evaluation Form each semester. 1 Male and 1 Female for these positions.

10. Cumberland Rep – Represent and promote Unimates at Cumberland Campus and help facilitate any inter-campus joint events.

11. International House Rep – Represent and promote Unimates at International House and help facilitate networks and joint events between IHMA (International House Members Association) and Unimates.

12. FOUR Event Coordinators – The backbone of the Society. Each Event Coordinator must organize at least 3 week events each Semester. Must be organized and reliable.

13. TWO Coffee and Cakes Coordinators – Feed the stressed, the tired, and the hungry at each C&C session during the week. Baking and cooking skills a bonus. Great for creative and responsible people who can create an awesome atmosphere. Current President and Treasurer were Coffee and Cakes Coordinators previously.

14. THREE Major Event Coordinators – Responsible for organizing awesome mid-semester break trips. Must be organized, reliable and calm and patient (last two very important).

If you love meeting people from all over the world and you are keen on making Unimates the best, and most vibrant and multicultural society, and want International students to have better representation in Univeristy of Sydney, feel free to become part of the team! We welcome you with open arms.

To those who are interested in joining the new Committee, please send in a brief ‘Nomination Statement’ to usyd.unimates@gmail.com with the following details:

· Name

· Intended position(s)

· Reason for running/ any relevant experience

Closing date for email nominations: 14th May 2012, 5pm.

Nominations are still open during the AGM.
Please note:

1) Only Society members with valid ACCESS Cards are eligible to run and vote in election
2) An individual can nominate him/herself for more than one position (ie: if he/she is unsuccessful in securing election to a postition, they may nominate for subsequently elected positions of the executive).
3) Each member will be entitled to one vote per ballot.
4) All those attending should bring their ACCESS Cards.

Even if you cannot attend on the night you can stand by proxy (in this case, send us a brief 1 minute speech which will be read out from the chair). However, we will NOT be accepting proxy votes. In order to vote for a preferred candidate, you must attend the AGM.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to email us at usyd.unimates@gmail.com


Week 10 : Sydney Opera House Essential Tour (19th May, Saturday)
Majestic, breathtaking, legendary….These are but a few words to describe the Sydney Opera House. Arguably, thisdazzling piece of architecture is to Sydney what the Taj Mahal is to India, andwhat the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. If you haven’t had a chance to explore theSydney Opera House, you’re in for a real treat!

Join Unimates as we embark on a guidedtour to unravel the secrets behind the history of the Sydney Opera House. Immerseyourselves in the theatrical and artistic atmosphere that the Opera House is sofondly remembered for. See with your own eyes how the vision of the legendaryarchitect – Jorn Utzon came to life.

If you haven’t discovered thebuilding that reigned as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, well… you haven’t reallydiscovered Sydney at all.

[ The sails by the harbour Photo by George She ]

*Date: 19thMay

*Time: Meet at theOpera House at 3.20PM

*Ticket Price: $21(Access Card) & $25 (Non-Access Card)

 

*Note: Theessential tour will last for approximately 1 hour. But believe me, it is worthyour every penny.

*Payment times:

MONDAY: 4PM to 5PM(Jared See, 0422680486) at the Unimates Office

TUESDAY: 11am – 12 pm at the unimates office

WEDNESDAY: 10PM to12PM (Vanessa Chin, 0433186060) at the Unimates Office

THURSDAY: 1PM to3PM (Jared See, 0422680486) at the Unimates Office

HURRY! THERE AREONLY 15 TICKETS UP FOR GRABS!!!!!!!!!!


NO Coffee & Cakes for this week !!

Instead come and join Unimates AGM tomorrow  * FREE Food and drinks will be provided at the AGM.

* RSVPHere (So we know how much food to order)

* Date: 14th May 2012 (Monday, Week 10)

* Time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm

* Location: Carslaw Lecture Room 452

* Dress Code for Nominees: Smart Casual

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Unimates Newsletter Week 9: Blue Mountains Daytrip and AGM Reminder

Thank you to everyone who showed up for our events, Sydney Observatory and Coffee & Cakes, and hope you had fun and made heaps of friends ! 🙂
This week we’re organising events–  Blue Mountains and Coffee & Cakes (Week9) ! Aslo, we’re inviting you to Unimates AGM 2012 (on Mon 14th May week 10) 


[On Sat 5th May 2012, Sydney Observatory]


*Unimates AGM (on Mon 14th May )

One more week to Unimates AGM 2012! Come and vote in the new Committee and vote on changes to the Constitution!

 * FREE Food and drinks will be provided at the AGM. * RSVP Here (So we know how much food to order)

 

* Date: 14th May 2012 (Monday, Week 10)

* Time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm

* Location: Carslaw Lecture Room 452

* Dress Code for Nominees: Smart Casual

 

It’s time for Unimates Committee 2011/2012 to step down. Are you ready to be part of Unimates Committee 2012/2013?

 

We are now accepting nominations for the following positions. For in-depth information of what is expected from each position, please take a look at the new Constitution (Click Here).

*Note: Only Unimates members with a valid ACCESS Card can vote on Constitutional changes.

*If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact our President, Zareth Lim, at zareth.z.lim@gmail.com.

 

The positions, with the approval of the above constitutional changes, are:

1. President – The Person on the Iron Throne. Oversees all functions and operations of the society and responsible for overall direction of the society.

2. External Vice-President – The Right Hand. Responsible for implementing branding, marketing and sponsorship goals. Oversees the Publicity Team.

3. Internal Vice-President – The Left Hand. Responsible for Society’s events and activities. Oversees the Event Managements Team.

4. Treasurer – Master of Coin. Responsible for society’s finance and make sure we don’t go bankrupt.

5. Secretary – Master of Records. Responsible for society’s administrative issues and maintenance of society’s records and documents. Organized, and moderate typing speed.

6. Public Relations Director – The Headhunter who seeks prospective sponsors and partners for the society, so that members can get discounts/goodies and the society can get more funding.

7. TWO Marketing Directors – Masters of Whisperers. Responsible for creating a cohesive branding to market the Society and its activities to the wider University and local community. Responsible for weekly newsletter. Must be social media addicts. Good with Photoshop and photography a bonus.

8. IT Officer – Quite straightforward. Responsible for the Society’s website and the electronic membership database and any IT-related functions.

9. TWO Student Welfare Officers – The Maesters. 2 students who are responsible for society members’ welfare and work closely with student support services and organizations (e.g. SRC, SUPRA). Also have to create the Sydney Survival Guide and the Society’s Evaluation Form each semester. 1 Male and 1 Female for these positions.

10. Cumberland Rep – Represent and promote Unimates at Cumberland Campus and help facilitate any inter-campus joint events.

11. International House Rep – Represent and promote Unimates at International House and help facilitate networks and joint events between IHMA (International House Members Association) and Unimates.

12. FOUR Event Coordinators – The backbone of the Society. Each Event Coordinator must organize at least 3 week events each Semester. Must be organized and reliable.

13. TWO Coffee and Cakes Coordinators – Feed the stressed, the tired, and the hungry at each C&C session during the week. Baking and cooking skills a bonus. Great for creative and responsible people who can create an awesome atmosphere. Current President and Treasurer were Coffee and Cakes Coordinators previously.

14. THREE Major Event Coordinators – Responsible for organizing awesome mid-semester break trips. Must be organized, reliable and calm and patient (last two very important).

If you love meeting people from all over the world and you are keen on making Unimates the best, and most vibrant and multicultural society, and want International students to have better representation in Univeristy of Sydney, feel free to become part of the team! We welcome you with open arms.

To those who are interested in joining the new Committee, please send in a brief ‘Nomination Statement’ to usyd.unimates@gmail.com with the following details:

· Name

· Intended position(s)

· Reason for running/ any relevant experience

Closing date for email nominations: 14th May 2012, 5pm.

Nominations are still open during the AGM.
Please note:

1) Only Society members with valid ACCESS Cards are eligible to run and vote in election
2) An individual can nominate him/herself for more than one position (ie: if he/she is unsuccessful in securing election to a postition, they may nominate for subsequently elected positions of the executive).
3) Each member will be entitled to one vote per ballot.
4) All those attending should bring their ACCESS Cards.

Even if you cannot attend on the night you can stand by proxy (in this case, send us a brief 1 minute speech which will be read out from the chair). However, we will NOT be accepting proxy votes. In order to vote for a preferred candidate, you must attend the AGM.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to email us at usyd.unimates@gmail.com


Week 9 : Blue Mountains (5th May, Saturday)
Don’t miss the last chance to give yourself a break from load of assignments and readings. The mountain’s breeze, the waterfall’s roar and the forest’s whisper are waiting for you.

DO NOT hesitate! Since we only have 32 seats, on timpay at the payment times to secure your place in the event. We have booked a coach to take us around during the day.
You can bring your own lunch or you can buy BBQ/hotdog at scenic world.

*Wentworth Falls Lookout and Bushwalking connection are the beginning of our journey. Next adventure will start from Echo Point where you can have a great view of Three Sisters. After that, taking a break at Blue Mountain chocolate company. The last stop is Scenic World where we will be taking a steep aerial railway ride. There will be more than enough opportunities to take photos with spectacular scenery!!

*Schedule:
7.30 ~ 9:45 Departing (Gathering in front of Fisher Library)
9.45 ~ 11.45: Wentworth Fall Lookout (bushwalking)
11.55 ~ 12.15: MOVE
12.15 ~ 12.40: Echo point look out
12.40 ~ 12.45: MOVE
12.45 ~ 1.00: Blue mountain chocolate company (optional – depends e)
1.00 ~ 1.20: Departing to Scenic world
1.20 ~ 1.50: Lunch
1.50 ~ 2.50: Furber steps and Railway
2.50 ~ 3.50: Trekking
3.50 ~ 4.10: Cableway and departing to Sydney
4.10 ~ 6.00: Arrival

* When : Saturday 12th May (Departing at 7.30 am & Arriving Sydney around 6 pm)
* Meeting place : In front of Fisher library
* You can bring sun block, umbrella, lunch-box and water just in case of poor sky condition.

* Price:
Access members : $36
Non-access members : $40
(The cost does not include your lunch )

*Payment Time:
Monday: 1pm – 3 pm Unitmates Office (click here for map)
Tuesday: 11.30 – 1pm Coffee&Cakes
Wed: 2pm – 4pm Unimates Office

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact one of the event leaders Andy (0452622785) and Tip (0451993776)
**Note** Tickets will be allocated on a first paid –first serve basis, so the earlier to pay the greater chance of getting a place for the event. A confirmation email with all necessary details for the trip will be sent out to those who successfully pay.


Coffee & Cake (Tuesday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm)

Coffee and Cake this semester will be held at 11:30am- 1:00pm on Tuesday on the lawn across Butlin Avenue from the MerewetherBuilding, between Biochemistry and Wentworth Buildings. However, if it rains we will be under the Biochemistry footbridge. The two places are right next to each other so it shouldn’t be difficult to find us on the day!

So come and enjoy some yummy cakes and snacks with us or get your daily fill of coffee or tea between classes, while you meet up with new and old friends from Unimates.
From this semster, cakes and teas are sponsored by Yuga Cafe.
*When? Tuesday 11:30 am – 1:00pm
*Where? Biochemistry lawn (small grass areabetween Biochemistry and Wentworth buildings, across Butlin Ave from Merewether).Click herefor the map.
*Cost? Free! 🙂


That’s it for this week!! Hope you all have great week, and looking forward to seeing you at one of our events!

Cheers,
Ashley Choi
on behalf of Unimates Usyd

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Unimates Week 8: Sydney Observatory.

Thank you to everyone who showed up for our events, Hunter valley, the ANZAC day eve party, and Coffee & Cakes, and hope you had fun and made heaps of friends ! 🙂
This week we’re organising events–  Sydney Observatory, and Coffee & Cakes (Week8) ! Aslo, we’re inviting you to Unimates AGM 2012 (on Mon 14th May week 10)


(28th Apr 2012, Hunter Valley day trip, Photo by Andrew Guanyi)


*Unimates AGM (on Mon 14th May )

Once again, we’re inviting you to Unimates AGM 2012 to recap another eventful year, vote in the new Committee and vote on changes to the Constitution!
Get an overview of the year from the events and treasury reports from the Unimates 2011/2012 Committee, as well as appreciation speeches to our members and guests.
Our events would not have been successful without your support and participation!

* Date: 14th May 2012 (Monday, Week 10)
* Time: 5:00pm to 9:00pm
* Location: Carslaw Lecture Room 452
* Dress Code for Nominees: Smart Casual

It’s time for Unimates Committee 2011/2012 to step down. Are you ready to be part of Unimates Committee 2012/2013?

It is definitely a very rewarding and amazing experience!

We are now accepting nominations for the following positions. For in-depth information of what is expected from each position, please take a look at the new Constitution (Click Here).
* Note:
Only Society members with valid ACCESS Cards can vote on constitutional changes.
* If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact our President, Zareth Lim, at zareth.z.lim@gmail.com.

The positions, with the approval of the below constitutional changes, are:

1. President
2. External – Vice President
3. Internal – Vice President
4. Treasurer
5. Secretary
6. Public Relations Director
7. TWO marketing Derectors
8. IT Officer
9. TWO Student Welfare Officers
10. Comberland Representive
11. International House Representative
12. FOUR Event Coordinators
13. TWO Coffee & Cakes Officers
14. THREE Major Event Coordinators


If you love meeting people from all over the world and
you are keen on making Unimates the best, and most vibrant and multicultural society, and want International students to have better representation in Univeristy of Sydney, feel free to become part of the team! We welcome you with open arms.

To those who are interestedin joining the new Committee, please send in a brief ‘Nomination Statement’ to usyd.unimates@gmail.comwith the following details:

* Name
* Intended Position(s)
* Reason for running/ any relevant experience

Closing date for email nominations:14th May 2012, 5pm.
Nominations are still open during the AGM.

Please note:

  1. Only Society members with valid ACCESS Cards are eligible to run and vote in elections
  2. An individual can nominate him/herself for more than one position (ie: if he/she is unsuccessful in securing election to a postition, they may nominate for subsequently elected positions of the executive).
  3. Each member will be entitled to one vote per ballot.
  4. All those attending should bring their ACCESS Cards.


Even if you cannot attend on the night you can stand by proxy (in this case, send us a brief 1 minute speech which will be read out from the chair). However, we will NOT be accepting proxy votes.
In order to vote for a preferred candidate, you must attend the AGM.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to email us at usyd.unimates@gmail.com

* FREE Food and drinks will be provided at the AGM. * RSVP Here (So we know how much food to order) 


Week 8 : Sydney Observatory (5th May, Saturday)
This night visit provides a unique opportunity to learn about astronomy and space exploration. You will be able to discover the southern sky and view the Moon, the planets, double stars, star clusters and nebulae using the oldest working telescope in Australia and a modern computer controlled reflecting (mirrored) telescope.

 
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We have arranged a group tour at the observatory with an experienced astronomy educator as our guide. It will last for approximately 90 minutes and includes: a flight through the solar system in our awesome 3-D space theatre, a look at the night sky in our bean bag planetarium and a viewing through a telescope (weather permitting). This would be a perfect opportunity to check out Australia’s beautiful night sky, viewing the stars and planets of the southern hemisphere through the telescopes, as well as learning about the universe and viewing the historic astronomical and meteorological objects on display.

* When? Saturday 5th May, 7:15 pm – 9:45 pm

* Where? Meet outside McDonald’s at Circular Quay

*P.S. This is rain or (moon) shine event! In case of poor sky conditions, the observatory conducts a fun beanbag planetarium session instead.

 


Week 7: Hunter Valley Trip and Anzac Day Eve Party

Two drinking events in the same week. We’re just asking for trouble.

Just kidding. The Hunter Valley Trip combines wine tasting, cheese eating and fantastic scenery all in one beautiful package. 

Anyway, read on!

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WEEK 7 : Hunter Valley

 

Dying to take a break from those books and want something MORE than just Koalas, Kangaroos, Opera House and the Harbour Bridge? Well, we’ve got something awesome you can indulge in! With Unimates sought after event: Hunter Valley Day Trip, you can indulge in a relaxing weekend with a sip of Australian wine while strolling down some vineyards! Who doesn’t love a glass of wine!

 

 

 

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The Hunter Valley is Australia’s premier and oldest wine-growing region. Ride along the other side of Sydney where you get to taste mouth-watering cheese, award-winning wines, stroll along vineyards, and experience breathtaking moments in the vast gardens of Hunter Valley and boutique stores. Get ready your taste buds and whip out your cameras for some unforgettable moments with beautiful scenery and fresh country air. There is something for everyone to see and do.

 

So, our itinerary goes:

Hunter Valley Cheese Company – Cheese Tasting

McGuigans Winery – Wine Tasting

McWilliams Mount Pleasant Wines – Winery Tour

Gardens Village – Boutique shops and restaurants with landscaped gardens for a picnic lunch

Hunter Valley Garden – Ten-themed gardens to be explored

Mount View – capture the entire vast view of Hunter Valley

Wollombi Valley – Antique shops, historical colonial buildings and other attractions

 

When? Saturday 28th April (Departing at 7:00 am and Returning at 7:00 pm)

Price: Access: $46 / Non Access : $50

(Prices include the bus ride, cheese tasting, wine tastings, wine tour and entry to Hunter Valley Gardens)

 

Payment Times:

1. Monday 23 April, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Unimates Office (Jared: 0422680486)

2. Tuesday 24 April, 11:30am – 1:00 pm at Coffee and Cakes

3. Thursday 26 April, 9:00 am – 11:00 am at the Unimates Office (Thea:0430877320)

4. Thursday 26 April, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at the Unimates Office (Jared: 0422680486)

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact one of the event leaders Jason (0414398498) and Jared (0422680486).

 

Don’t know where Unimates Office is? Find out HERE!

And here for Coffee and Cakes location!

**Note** Tickets will be allocated on a first paid –first serve basis, so the earlier to pay the greater chance of getting a place for the event. A confirmation email with all necessary details will be sent out to those who successfully pay.

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THE ANZAC DAY EVE PARTY on Tuesday (24th April)

  

 

Come celebrate with Unimates and SUAMS next Tuesday for the price of $5!

 Coyote Tuesday’s has been the biggest Tuesday night in Sydney for the past 5 years.

 Next Tuesday 24th April, we have special entry to the biggest night on Coyotes calendar.

DJ Helena, one of Sydney’s top DJs is special guesting, so it’s one not to be missed!!!

 

We will be meeting on campus at 8 pm, Holme Building Common Room (1st Floor), for dinner, after which we’ll all board the free party bus to Trademark Hotel (1 Bayswater Rd, Kings Cross)! The bus will leave promptly at 9p.m. Don’t be late!

For just $5, you’ll have a pizza dinner, free entry to the party, and one free drink to kick off an amazing night!

(Normal ticketing prices for the night starts at $25, so you’re getting a huge discount!)

 

AND it’s the night before the ANZAC holiday, so you’ll have a whole day to recover from your crazy party antics!

  

* Payment times

 1) Monday (23/04/2012) – 1:30pm to 4:00pm @ Unimates Office (map here )

 2) Tuesday (24/04/2012) – 8pm @ Holme Building, Common Room, Level 1.

 

 * REGO (So we know how much pizza to order): Click HERE

 * Dress code: Dress smart, look fabulous, stay classy!

 * Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/277546518998463/

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Coffee & Cake (Tuesday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coffee and Cake this semester will be held at 11:30am- 1:00pm on Tuesday on the lawn across Butlin Avenue from the MerewetherBuilding, between Biochemistry and Wentworth Buildings. However, if it rains we will be under the Biochemistry footbridge. The two places are right next to each other so it shouldn’t be difficult to find us on the day!

 

So come and enjoy some yummy cakes and snacks with us or get your daily fill of coffee or tea between classes, while you meet up with new and old friends from Unimates.

 

From this semster, cakes and teas are sponsored by Yuga Cafe.

 

*When? Tuesday 11:30 am – 1:00pm

*Where? Biochemistry lawn (small grass areabetween Biochemistry and Wentworth buildings, across Butlin Ave from Merewether).Click here for the map.

*Cost? Free! 🙂

Week 6: Aboriginal Cultural Tour

Hope you all had a great midterm break and recharge yourself for getting ready to be back to uni life – heaps of essays and reports ! Thank you to those who joined our adelaide trip, hope you had wonderful time and made one of the memorable trips with awesome unimates’ members. Also, thank you to everyone who showed up for our events, kayaking, and the special Coffee & Cakes, and hope you had fun and made heaps of friends ! 🙂

 

 

This week we’re organising events– Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural Experience and Coffee & Cakes !

* the prize winners at the special C&C in week 5 *

1. Al-Karim Madhavji
2. Nikki Plunkett
3. Thibaut Darde
4. Sandy Hung

Congratulations !!!!! Our Coffee & Cake officer, Andy will contact you individually and give the prize ! 🙂

 


WEEK 6 : Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural Experience

 

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The mid-semester break is drawing to a close which means Unimates will be back next week with another weekend event.
Experience the Aboriginal culture with the award-winning tour at Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural and Education Centre. Muru Mittigar, which in the Aboriginal Darug language means “Pathway to Friends” provides the key ingredients to learn more about the traditional inhabitants of this great land. The tour includes a cultural talk and also activities for you to participate in, learn how to throw a boomerang. There will also be a Bush Tucker walk where you will be introduced to plants, fruits and other items found in the bush which Aboriginal people traditionally used as food and medicine.

 

 

Check out the Muru Mittigar website for more information:
http://www.murumittigar.com.au/
* Time: 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
* Venue: Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural and Education Centre
* Cost: Access: $38 / Non-Access: $42*
** NOTE: There is extra cost for catering at Muru Mittigar. When making payment please let us know which of the options below you would like. Otherwise you may bring your own lunch with you on the day.

Morning Tea
Biscuits, Damper, mini Cupcakes
Tea/Coffee/Juice                      $7.00
Light Lunch
Baguettes:

  • Ham & Salad     $7.50
  • Barramundi        $7.50
  • Vegetarian         $8.50

Sandwich/Mini Wrap Platters   (serves 10 people)                   $65.00

BBQ Lunch
Minute Steak, Sausage, Green Salad, Bread Rolls, Butter Portion, Juices
$15.00
Packed Lunches
Small Roll, Mini Wrap, portion of Fruit and Mini Cupcake
$12.00
Bush Tucker Tasting
Bite size emu sausage and kangaroo steak.                        $9.00

 

* Payment times:
Monday 16th April, 10am – 12pm at Unimates office, Level 4, Wentworth Building (map).
Tuesday 17th April, 11:30am – 1pm at Coffee and Cakes (map).
Wednesday 18th April, 10am – 5 pm at Unimates office, Level 4, Wentworth Building (map).

Thursday 19th April, 11am – 5 pm at Unimates office, Level 4, Wentworth Building (map).

Contact: Kevin (0401502345) or Linda (0424067171).

 


Coffee & Cake (Tuesday 11:30 am – 1:00 pm)

Coffee and Cake this semester will be held at 11:30am- 1:00pm on Tuesday on the lawn across Butlin Avenue from the MerewetherBuilding, between Biochemistry and Wentworth Buildings. However, if it rains we will be under the Biochemistry footbridge. The two places are right next to each other so it shouldn’t be difficult to find us on the day!

So come and enjoy some yummy cakes and snacks with us or get your daily fill of coffee or tea between classes, while you meet up with new and old friends from Unimates.

From this semster, cakes and teas are sponsored by Yuga Cafe.

 

*When? Tuesday 11:30 am – 1:00pm
*Where? Biochemistry lawn (small grass areabetween Biochemistry and Wentworth buildings, across Butlin Ave from Merewether).Click herefor the map.

*Cost? Free! 🙂


That’s it for this week!! Hope you all have great week, and looking forward to seeing you at one of our events!

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