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The Community Friends and Networks Progamme supports UTAS students to create networks and engagement opportunities with other students and members of the broader community in Tasmania. Whether you are new to town or a Tasmanian local, you are invited to become involved with CFNP.
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New publication designed to start ‘a conversation with the Tasmanian community’

New publication designed to start ‘a conversation with the Tasmanian community’ | CFNP North | Scoop.it





Download the November edition of O2t (PDF 8MB)


O2t will be published biannually, with the next edition planned for May 2014.




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Lazy Sundays

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Image from Hi fellow students!  Your Student Engagement Leaders Amir, Charlie, Erin and Rob thank you for making the weekly Lazy Sunday a success!  As we near the end of exams, what would you like to do?  You can send your suggestions to Community.Friendship@utas.edu.au or post via our Facebook page.  We hope to hear from you soon!

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2013 James Martineau Memorial Lecture

Public Lecture:  Asylum Seekers and the Rhetoric of Compassion

Presented by:  Professor Genevieve Lloyd

When:  27th Nov 2013

Start time:  6:00pm

Where:  Lecture Theatre 5, Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre, (map building X, grid ref BD 21)

RSVP:  UTAS.Events@utas.edu.au or phone 6226 2521

 

The James Martineau Memorial lecture is sponsored by the
School of Humanities and is supported by a bequest from
Tasmanian educator Samuel Lovell.

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Love Launceston | Living and studying in Launceston, Tasmania Australia

Love Launceston | Living and studying in Launceston, Tasmania Australia | CFNP North | Scoop.it
Launceston offers students a great lifestyle, outstanding education opportunities available at world-renowned learning institutions and a warm and welcoming community.
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A lovely insight from a long time member of CFNP North, Haonan Kang.  Thanks Jen :)

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T-Bug Home :: Tamar Bicycle Users Group (T-BUG)

T-Bug Home :: Tamar Bicycle Users Group (T-BUG) | CFNP North | Scoop.it

Want to go for a bike ride with friendly like minded people? The Tamar Bicycle Users Group has won the Get Moving Active Tasmania 2011 Community Organisation Award!

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Free Things To Do in Launceston

Free Things To Do in Launceston | CFNP North | Scoop.it
Free things to do in the places you visit can really help to keep costs down, so to help you out, we’ve listed some of the free things to do in Launceston. (Launceston is perfect for travelers on a budget!
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Not Another Bike Map

Not Another Bike Map | CFNP North | Scoop.it
Not another bike map - is to explore experiences and practices of cycling in the City of Launceston through the lens of alternative cartographic mapping.
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Colourfest is back!

Colourfest is back! | CFNP North | Scoop.it

Join us for an evening of seven short films followed by supper and the opportunity to meet the Festival Director, Mr Gary Paramanathan.

"Colourfest was conceived in 2010 by Gary Paramanathan as an alternative film night. In its debut year the festival screened ten short films, selected from a national call out. The festival was held at The Red Rattler Theatre in Marrickville to a sold out crowd."


When: 7pm, Tuesday 24th September 2013

Where: Auditorium (building no. 8), Australian Maritime College, Newnham campus

Who: Everyone. Students, staff and community.

Cost: free


Supported by the UTAS Film Society, CFNP and
Launceston Engagement & Development.

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Back by Popular Demand: Mary Meets Mohammad

Back by Popular Demand: Mary Meets Mohammad | CFNP North | Scoop.it

By popular demand the recently released, and highly applauded film, Mary Meets Mohammad, will be screened again in Launceston.

 

When: Sunday 22nd September 2013

Time: 6pm

Where:  Arts Lecture Theatre (Map reference BA20) - Newnham campus, UTAS (plenty of free parking opposite)

 

YOU WILL NEED TO BOOK to SECURE A SEAT.  You can book an $11.50 ticket for via  http://www.ticketbooth.com.au/search/#Mary%20Meets%20Mohammad or, alternatively, take your chances and pay $10.00 at the door on the night.  Funds raised will be used wisely*.  No concessions available on tickets.

 

It follows the arrival of the first detainees at Tasmania’s Pontville detention centre.  The story is told through the eyes of local Christian woman, and knitting club member, Mary, and Muslim Afghan Hazara asylum seeker, Mohammad, as they connect through the gift of a knitted beanie.

 

*Funds raised from these screenings will be used by the Rotary Club of Launceston to support the Launceston Community Garden project – a joint initiative of the Migrant Resource Centre (Nthn Tas) and the Launceston City Council.

 

 

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Junction Arts Festival 2013 | Launceston Tasmania

Junction Arts Festival 2013 | Launceston Tasmania | CFNP North | Scoop.it

 

 

 

The Junction Arts Festival (JAF) is an annual multi-arts festival featuring playful, interactive and ambitious contemporary live performance, theatre, visual and media arts, literature, music and dance.

 

 

 

 

 

What: Junction Arts Festival 2013
Who: Students

When: Thursday 5th September 2013
Time: depart Newnham at 3.30pm, returning at approximately 10pm (to be confirmed)

Where: Civic Square and surrounding CBD, Launceston

Cost: $15 

What do you get?  Bus from Newnham and Inveresk to Civic Square, live music in the Junc Room, light dinner, choice between two live shows, bus back to Inveresk and Newnham AND the opportunity to travel and hang out with other students. 

 

The Junction Arts Festival and Launceston at night are a wonderful combination.  There is a lot to see and do at this Festival, and as you’ll be travelling in a larger group you don’t have to be by yourself!  There will be lots of live music, poetry shows, food, visual art and live performances.  All you will need to pay for are your drinks.

 

This group package has been made possible through the collaboration of: 

  • Junction Arts Festival
  • UTAS Launceston Engagement & Development
  • UTAS Accommodation Services
  • UTAS CFNP

 

To secure your ticket please make your payment at the Cashier, Student Centre, Newnham campus.

 

For more information please email Michelle at Community.Friendship@utas.edu.au

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MAICon | Ai-Con

MAICon | Ai-Con | CFNP North | Scoop.it

 

What: A one day mini  convention - the theme is SUPERHEROES

When: Saturday 7th of September 2013

Times: 9.30am until 6pm

Where: Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre & Faculty of Arts, Newnham Campus (Buildings X and L)

Cost: Adults $15 Under 15yrs $5 Under 10yrs FREE* *with accompanying parent or guardian

Rating: PG

 

For more information go to MAICON

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Tasmanian Geographic

Tasmanian Geographic | CFNP North | Scoop.it
...in the farthest corner of the world...


Issue One: 

Intro to the Island – The Southern Mountains +  The Last Deciduous Tree in Tasmania + Ocean Planet: Tasmania’s Unique Marine Life + Australia’s Oldest Theatre

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cfnp's comment, August 5, 2013 5:12 AM
This is worth a look!
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Public Debate

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Motion: The House moves that art, not science, will save the world.


Where: Annexe Theatre, Inveresk Campus, Launceston


When: Monday 12th August 2013


This event is free of charge.

 

There will be drinks and finger food provided at the conclusion of the debate.


Register to guarantee a seat. 

 

Doors open at 6.30pm.

 

For more information please click here.

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Launceston Human Library

Launceston Human Library | CFNP North | Scoop.it

What: You are invited to attend the Launceston Human Library's public sessions.

When: Saturday 16th November 2013

Where:  Harvest Market, Cimitiere Street, Launceston

Time:  9.30am - 12noon

For more information please call Ros Lewis 0437 741 677.

 

The Human Library will be there to talk with those who drop by.

http://www.launcestonhumanlibrary.com.au/ 
(Please contact Community.Friendship@utas.edu.au if this link does not work for you.)

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TEDxLaunceston

TEDxLaunceston | CFNP North | Scoop.it

 

 

Tasmania is getting its very own TED-style event, TEDxLaunceston!

 


When: Friday 8th of November
Where:
UTAS Inveresk campus
Time: from 1.45 to 8pm

 

 

It promises thought-provoking and inspiring speakers from Tasmania and the mainland, with the theme: Inspire, Collaborate, Act.

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An Evening With Dr Helen Szoke

An Evening With Dr Helen Szoke | CFNP North | Scoop.it
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Launceston Cataract Challenge

Launceston Cataract Challenge | CFNP North | Scoop.it
"Olympic Gold Medallist to cause a Splash in Launceston. The Launceston Eye Institute Cataract Gorge Challenge's Special Guest finally revealed."

Come along to this inaugural multi-sport events. "It is aimed at a range of ages and abilities to encourage more participants."


Click on the title to be taken to the Launceston Cataract Challenge webpage. 

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Launceston Esk Market

Launceston Esk Market | CFNP North | Scoop.it


"Home page of the Launceston Esk Market. Come for the bargains! There are 150 undercover stalls, and outside stalls."

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Leon Liu's curator insight, October 6, 2013 8:31 PM

May be it is a good place to earn

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Launceston Mountain Bike Club

Launceston Mountain Bike Club | CFNP North | Scoop.it

"The Launceston Mountain Bike Club (LMBC) is a non profit club established to serve the needs of Mountain Bike riders in the greater Launceston area and to further develop interest in all facets of this fast growing sport."

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Click on the title to be taken direct to the Club's website.
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Bollywood comes to Launceston!

Bollywood comes to Launceston! | CFNP North | Scoop.it
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Veggie garden research project is grounded in community engagement | Research to Reality

Veggie garden research project is grounded in community engagement | Research to Reality | CFNP North | Scoop.it
TIA's collaborative GROW.EAT.LEARN project stars in the latest UTAS research publication: http://t.co/oJiqwTIW1x @UTAS_ @UTASCradleCoast
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Living and studying in Launceston, Tasmania Australia

Living and studying in Launceston, Tasmania Australia | CFNP North | Scoop.it
Launceston offers students a great lifestyle, outstanding education opportunities available at world-renowned learning institutions and a warm and welcoming community.
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A wonderful insight on living and studying in Launceston, thanks Kathryn :)  It's easy for us local people to forget how lovely Launceston really is!

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Student Learning Drop In

Student Learning Drop In | CFNP North | Scoop.it
Student Learning Drop In is a UTAS academic development service provided by current students...
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Philosophy Cafe

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cfnp's comment, August 22, 2013 6:49 AM
Inquiries: Graham Wood, School of Philosophy, UTas: 63 24 3920 or
Graham.Wood@utas.edu.au
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Speakers | Tedxlaunceston

Speakers | Tedxlaunceston | CFNP North | Scoop.it

Launceston, this is a wonderful opportunity! 


We know there are performing artists in our university and wider community. 


Please take a few minutes to read this.

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