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November 2018

Online Webinar: Logic and Rhetoric – How to Think and Argue

November 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Australia

Logic and rhetoric are skills you can use in every aspect of life. They are ancient skills that have stood the test of time. Just a few basics go a long way: want to convince people of the truth, see through lies and deception, spot flaws in an argument, influence politics, persuade your boss, conciliate disputes, win a court case, get a good mark for your essay or change the world? In this course, we learn principles of logic from the philosophers who…

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Workshop: Logic and Rhetoric – How to Think and Argue

November 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Clubhouse, Underneath Bar on the Hill
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia

Logic and rhetoric are skills you can use in every aspect of life. They are ancient skills that have stood the test of time. Just a few basics go a long way: want to convince people of the truth, see through lies and deception, spot flaws in an argument, influence politics, persuade your boss, conciliate disputes, win a court case, get a good mark for your essay or change the world? In this course, we learn principles of logic from the philosophers who…

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Sydney Campus End-of-Year Social!

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Verandah Bar, 55-65 Elizabeth St
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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Hey there, Sydney postgrads! It's been a big, crazy year for NUPSA, but alas, we've haven't been able to travel down and see you nearly as often as we'd like. So, as your final trimester draws to a close, we'd like to make it up to you – with a big, crazy end-of-year party! We've booked out our own section of the Verandah Bar, just down below you on the ground floor of Sydney campus. Come along from 5.30pm on Friday…

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Family Film Night: ‘Coco’

November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
ATC210, Advanced Technology Building, ATC210, Advanced Technology Building
Callaghan, NSW 2308 Australia

There's one more family film night for the year, and we've saved the best 'til last! This time, we're screening the incredible 2017 animated Pixar film, Coco. Coco follows a 12-year-old boy named Miguel who is accidentally transported to the Land of the Dead, where he seeks the help of his deceased musician great-great-grandfather to return him to his family among the living. The film is inspired by the Mexican Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) holiday, and celebrates Mexican culture, the value…

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‘Shut Up and Write’ Boot Camp

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Clubhouse, Underneath Bar on the Hill
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia

Stuck on writing your thesis? Lit review, paper, journal article or assignment? Looking to boost your productivity and make real progress? NUPSA runs monthly writing boot camps, where students come together and write without distractions or warring commitments. Making time to write is critical; it’s a skill you’ll overwhelmingly need to develop and use if you’re going to complete your postgraduate studies. Over the course of the day, you’ll be given four hours of quiet writing time (structured using the…

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