Mandarin Storytime @ AHL

At lunchtime on Thursday we were joined by a group Mandarin-speaking students from the Junior school, and it was 太棒了! (tài bàng le) - awesome!     Senior students Ben Lui and Joseph Wang read "The Story Behind Chinese New Year's Eve", or "Nian chu xi de gu shi". Accompanied by our amazing Mandarin Teacher Miss … Continue reading Mandarin Storytime @ AHL

books@breakfast : crime & croissants

This morning we hosted our second books@breakfast event in the Arthur Holt Library, and it was crime, drug busts and guns...all before breakfast!   We were joined by the author of 'The Squad', investigative journalist Yoni Bashan, as well as two former police officers, Andrew Mitchell and Dave Roberts. 'The Squad' is a gritty account … Continue reading books@breakfast : crime & croissants

Academic Database Searching

This week's workshop was all about academic database searching. We subscribe to a stack of excellent databases in the library, so it's super easy for you to find great sources and information for assignments with just the click of a button. What About Google? When you use google, you are accessing only 1% of the content on … Continue reading Academic Database Searching

‘Walking Free’ by Munjed al Muderis

  In 'Walking Free', author Munjed al Muderis, retells his amazing life story as a surgeon, and privileged son of wealthy Iraqis, who became an illegal immigrant in an Australian detention centre, and then went on to become a world leading orthopaedic surgeon. Munjed’s life was altered in a single moment when his surgical team … Continue reading ‘Walking Free’ by Munjed al Muderis