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August 2017

Cultural Awakenings Film Screening: Bride and Prejudice

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
GP101, General Purpose Building, UON Callaghan Campus
Callaghan, NSW 2308 Australia
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East meets West in this all-singing, all-dancing Bollywood adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel. Mrs Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich, single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, but will circumstance and scheming threaten to get in the way of romance? 5.00pm for a 5.30pm start – come early and enjoy a cup of chai! Run time 120 minutes CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 27, 2017

HA 145, Hunter Building, UON Callaghan Campus
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
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Sahaja Yoga is a meditation practice whereby individuals attain and sustain a state of 'thoughtless awareness'. In this dynamic state we are no longer bound by thoughts of the past or future, and find that the qualities of the present moment are of peace and joy. If you'd like to learn more about Sahaja Yoga and start a regular practice, come along to the weekly meet-up. Sessions are free and all are welcome.

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Wear It Purple Day Morning Tea

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wear it Purple was founded in 2010 in response to global stories of real teenagers, real heartache and their very real responses. In 2010, several rainbow young people took their own lives following bullying and harassment resulting from the lack of acceptance of their sexuality or gender identity. Wear it Purple was established to show young people across the globe that there was hope, that there were people who did support and accept them, and that they have the right…

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Wii Wars @ HMRI

August 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Caves Lecture Theatre, HMRI, 1/1 Kookaburra Circuit
New Lambton Heights, NSW 2305 Australia
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Wii Wars @ HMRI is back! These Friday evening video game sessions in Caves Lecture Theatre are a perfect antidote to a stressful week. Come along, take a break, have some fun and meet your fellow boffins. We’ll have our Wii U and party games set up from 5.00pm to 8.00pm in Caves Lecture Theatre, and FREE PIZZA will be served in the Haggarty Space from 5.00pm also. So come and join us! These are open sessions, and not exclusive…

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

August 30 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 27, 2017

HA 145, Hunter Building, UON Callaghan Campus
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
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Sahaja Yoga is a meditation practice whereby individuals attain and sustain a state of 'thoughtless awareness'. In this dynamic state we are no longer bound by thoughts of the past or future, and find that the qualities of the present moment are of peace and joy. If you'd like to learn more about Sahaja Yoga and start a regular practice, come along to the weekly meet-up. Sessions are free and all are welcome.

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Documentary Screening: Gayby Baby (Ourimbah)

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
LT101, Central Coast Campus, Room LT101 (Lecture Theatre 1/2 Building), Central Coast Campus
Ourimbah, NSW 2258 Australia
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At a time when the world is questioning the politics of same sex families, Gayby Baby takes us into the homes and personal dramas of four kids approaching puberty under the guidance of gay parents. In his all- female household, Gus strives to work out what it means to be a "man"; Ebony struggles to find her voice as a singer and a place where her gay family will be accepted; Matt questions how the God his lesbian mums worship can…

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September 2017

Draw Card: A Creative Workshop for Postgrads

September 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ATG18, Art Building
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia
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NUPSA is teaming up with UON's Create 2308 team to bring you a workshop with an artistic twist. Whether you're in STEM, Health or Business, we believe creative thinking is for everyone, not just artists! This beginner's drawing workshop will help flex your minds in way you're perhaps not used to. Learning "out of the box" thinking, and finding new ways of looking at a problem can help you in your regular studies. All materials will be provided, and your…

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Police Presentation: Safety and Crime Prevention

September 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Glasshouse, Bar on the Hill, UON Callaghan Campus
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
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If you've come here from overseas to study, you may not know that much about the NSW Police - how they support and protect you, how to contact them, or even what they look like. You may also have questions about public transport, road regulations in Australia, going out in town, personal safety, or how to report a crime. In this session, Multicultural Community Liaison Officer Trish Owens will speak about her role, and how she is able to help…

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

September 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 27, 2017

HA 145, Hunter Building, UON Callaghan Campus
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
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Sahaja Yoga is a meditation practice whereby individuals attain and sustain a state of 'thoughtless awareness'. In this dynamic state we are no longer bound by thoughts of the past or future, and find that the qualities of the present moment are of peace and joy. If you'd like to learn more about Sahaja Yoga and start a regular practice, come along to the weekly meet-up. Sessions are free and all are welcome.

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Draw Card: A Creative Workshop for Postgrads

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ATG18, Art Building
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia
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NUPSA is teaming up with UON's Create 2308 team to bring you a workshop with an artistic twist. Whether you're in STEM, Health or Business, we believe creative thinking is for everyone, not just artists! This beginner's drawing workshop will help flex your minds in way you're perhaps not used to. Learning "out of the box" thinking, and finding new ways of looking at a problem can help you in your regular studies. All materials will be provided, and your finished masterpieces…

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 27, 2017

HA 145, Hunter Building, UON Callaghan Campus
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
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Sahaja Yoga is a meditation practice whereby individuals attain and sustain a state of 'thoughtless awareness'. In this dynamic state we are no longer bound by thoughts of the past or future, and find that the qualities of the present moment are of peace and joy. If you'd like to learn more about Sahaja Yoga and start a regular practice, come along to the weekly meet-up. Sessions are free and all are welcome.

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Documentary Screening: Gayby Baby

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
GP101, General Purpose Building, UON Callaghan Campus
Callaghan, NSW 2308 Australia
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Organised in conjunction with Pride Week at UON. At a time when the world is questioning the politics of same sex families, Gayby Baby takes us into the homes and personal dramas of four kids approaching puberty under the guidance of gay parents. In his all- female household, Gus strives to work out what it means to be a "man"; Ebony struggles to find her voice as a singer and a place where her gay family will be accepted; Matt…

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Pride Week: Postgraduate Queer Research Evening

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Hop Factory, 102 Darby Street
Newcastle, NSW 2300 Australia
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Are you a researcher focusing on gender diversity, sexuality or queerness? Join NUPSA for an evening dedicated to showcasing our collective research efforts. We are inviting postgraduate students, honours students or early-career academics to come and hone their presentation skills in front of a friendly crowd of their peers. Students wishing to present can send an abstract of no more than 200 words to the NUPSA GLBTI Representative at Barrie.Shannon@newcastle.edu.au by COB Friday 8th of September. Food will be provided,…

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 27, 2017

HA 145, Hunter Building, UON Callaghan Campus
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
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Sahaja Yoga is a meditation practice whereby individuals attain and sustain a state of 'thoughtless awareness'. In this dynamic state we are no longer bound by thoughts of the past or future, and find that the qualities of the present moment are of peace and joy. If you'd like to learn more about Sahaja Yoga and start a regular practice, come along to the weekly meet-up. Sessions are free and all are welcome.

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 27, 2017

HA 145, Hunter Building, UON Callaghan Campus
Newcastle, NSW 2308 Australia
+ Google Map

Sahaja Yoga is a meditation practice whereby individuals attain and sustain a state of 'thoughtless awareness'. In this dynamic state we are no longer bound by thoughts of the past or future, and find that the qualities of the present moment are of peace and joy. If you'd like to learn more about Sahaja Yoga and start a regular practice, come along to the weekly meet-up. Sessions are free and all are welcome.

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