Backgammon 2021

Expressions of interest are sought for the 2021 course: Backgammon Thursdays 12.30 – 2.30 PM  Starting 18TH February 2021 – Games Room Tutor: Damon Parker  Damon loves to teach and also to play games, so it seems appropriate to combine those two passions.  Backgammon helped him learn to count a long time ago when he […]

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Topics in Linguistics

Expressions of interest are sought for the 2021 course: Topics in Linguistics FRIDAY 1.30 – 3.00PM 19TH FEBRUARY – 16TH APRIL 2021 (8 WEEKS)  – LANGUAGE ROOM Tutor: David Lee The aim of this course is to introduce students to basic concepts and methodologies in linguistics. We will consider four main areas of the subject: […]

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The Peace Education Program

Expressions of interest are sought for the 2021 course: The Peace Education Program (PEP) WEDNESDAY 10.30 – 11.30 AM 17TH FEBRUARY – 21ST APRIL 2021 – LANGUAGE ROOM The Peace Education Program (PEP) is a media-based education program created by The Prem Rawat Foundation. The purpose is to help you to explore the possibility of […]

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Saving Borneo’s Sun Bears

When Sarah Pye went to Borneo to see orangutans, little did she know it would lead her on a seven-year journey to help Malaysian ecologist Dr Wong Siew Te in his quest to save a very different species. The results include a global adoption program, a relationship between USC and the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation […]

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Cryptic Crosswords 2021

Expressions of interest are sought for the 2021 course: Cryptic Crossword for Beginners Tuesday 9:30 am -11:30 am Language Room, starting 2 February 2021 Tutor: Tony Koppi   Do you find cryptic crossword clues mostly nonsense? Would you like to learn about the different types of clues and how to interpret and solve them? Do […]

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Shetland, Vietnam Interrupted and Inland

Title: Shetland Genre: Non-verbal travel documentary Running time:12 minutes Format: 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio; colour; stereo soundtrack Tagline: Experience the moody and often fog-shrouded Shetland Islands Synopsis: An observational documentary revealing the moody and often fog-shrouded landscapes comprising the Shetland Islands.  There’s roughly 100 islands in the Shetland group; they’re situated roughly 170km northeast of […]

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The ANZACs – Brothers in arms

The ANZACs – brothers-in-arms – What is this Australian and New Zealand alliance?  While the name is most closely associated with the World War One campaign of Gallipoli, it was also a partnership forged on the Western Front. Through the eyes of an Australian soldier we revisit the key battlefields of Gallipoli and the Western […]

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Burma Slowly

Title: Burma slowly Genre: Ethnographic and travel documentary with narration Running time: 92 minutes Format: 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio; colour; stereo soundtrack Tagline: Burma is one of the most exotic and fascinating locations imaginable – come and see it up close Synopsis: This rarely visited country is known as Myanmar these days, but many of […]

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