AAUN Members Day: Knowledge Partnerships

Research Showcasing & Networking Opportunity

The Australia Africa Universities Network (AAUN) is growing, with 3 new members in New South Wales joining in the past year.

AAUN offers opportunities for researchers, educators and university leaders to establish new alliances, opportunities, programs and projects through fora and workshops in Australia and Africa.

Join us for the AAUN Members Day on 11 July 2017

University of New South Wales Kensington Campus

A chance to

  • Build critical mass and teamwork on your interests in Africa.
  • Engage in effective partnerships with our African partners and funding agencies.
  • Give your advice and input for AAUN’s strategies and focus areas.

View program 

Please note that in the interests of environment and costs there will be no printed copies on the day.

See who’s coming
View the current registration list. Please register now via this link, registrations close Friday 30 June 2017.

See who’s presenting
View the current bios and abstracts.

Speakers and discussants
Those wanting to present, please send a 100-word abstract with your name, affiliation and summary of your key question, program status, and future directions and a 100-word biography to A/Prof Grace Liu at gliu@wun.ac.uk as soon as possible. Closing date Friday 30 June 2017.

Please note the presentation opportunities in Sessions 2 & 3 in particular.

All participants including speakers are required to register. Please register now via this link.

Registrations close on Friday 30 June 2017. 

Registration is free, thanks to support from Australian Government Agencies (DFAT, ACIAR, and the Department of Education). Catering including lunch and Cocktail Reception is included.

We expect the Members Day to establish new alliances, opportunities, programs and projects. Some of these programs may qualify for submission to the AAUN Partnership and Research Development Fund (call will open in October).

The day is also expected to provide input for the AAUN Annual Conference and AGM.

We are grateful to UNSW for hosting the AAUN NSW Members Day. Please note this meeting is a prototype for similar meetings in other states.

Venue Details
Colombo House Theatre 1 and 2
(Please see Map The venue is located in B16 of the map)
UNSW Sydney Kensington Campus
Parking: Guests should enter via Gate 14, Barker Street and proceed to level 6 metered parking.  A parking fee will apply.
Buses: The closest bus stop is Gate 3, High Street

More information on parking and public transport: Getting to UNSW

Participants are recommended to leave additional time to arrive at UNSW due to extensive transport construction works in the area.


If you wish to book a hotel, please find a list of nearby accommodation options here.

Dining options
If you would like to go to dinner at a nearby restaurant we can facilitate and arrange a
venue. Please advise by 28 June 2017 via aaun.events@sydney.edu.au or alternatively visit this website for restaurants in the area.

Image by the University of New South Wales