Semester 2

Semester 2 for most universities in Australia runs from July/August to November/December.  

World Habitat Day

In use since about 1755, the word habitat derives from the Latin habitāre, to inhabit, from habēre, to have or to hold. Human habitats are places where people live and […]

World Teachers’ Day

World Teachers' Day is co-convened by UNICEF, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Education International. It marks the adoption in 1994 of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of […]

Bridge Night

Graduate House 220 Leicester Street, Carlton, Victoria

Bridge Night is held every Wednesday of the month and is not restricted to Members of the Association. Players of all levels are most welcomed, with novices given full support […]

World Migratory Bird Day

The first World Migratory Bird Day in 2006 was to counter some of the negative publicity migratory birds were receiving at the peak of the Avian Influenza discussion. Themes in […]

World Post Day

World Post Day marks the 1874 establishment of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland. The postal network comprises more than 650,000 offices and 5.3 million staff […]

World Mental Health Day

Mental health is about what is going well. It is an individual's state of well-being and their capacity to thus realise their potential, cope with the normal stresses of life, […]

World Mental Health Week

Mental Health Week in Australia is in early October, beginning with World Mental Health Day on the 10th October. Observed across Australia, each state and territory adopts its own theme […]