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INTER-'VARSITY DEBATES. [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 22 August 1947
INTER- * VARS ITY' DEBATES . Wu: had hoped in this- issue- to- bring you a report of the first round Series in' the Debates but up to date this has not come to hand. However- we will endeavour to. give a complete, coverage of the | Debates week in the next issue - if our Honorary Reporters come good. Results in the first round were@ ? i Canberra- defeated Queensland, r .Sydney - n . New England Adelaide ' Melbourne. leaving Canberra to meet Sydney in the first Semi-final and Adelaide . to' meet West; Australia in the other. ,
SPORTS COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 22 August 1947
SPORTS COUNCIL. I A meeting of the Sports Council was held at the College last Thursday week when the following business was t'ransacteds S ports Colours - After considering, with much discussion a report from the Sports Colours Sub-Committee, it was decided to award a Cricket 'Blue' to Jack Hayes whose batting and general cricket ability was a tower of strength to the College Cricket Club last season. We shall endeavour to give you some biographical notes about Jack in a later issue. The question of further Cricket Blues was still deferred. Grants s - The Council approved of the following grants to Sports Clubs Women1 s Hockey £4.400 Tennis 5o0,0 Cricket 20.0.0 Playing Fields - The Council has again decided to join with the S.R.C. in a joint deputation to the Minister for the Interior in an endeavour - to gain for the College permanent playing fields with turf wicket. It is to be hoped that the proposed Deputation, out of courtesy if for no other reason* will first consult .with th...
STUDENTS' DANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 22 August 1947
? ? .. RTTinRTv'TSJ-VDANCE. ............. . .. .. DON'T forget tho END DANCE * - . ' -? ??? AT The Lady Gowrie Services Hut; . '* . : // v . : ? ' ' ' ? i UNTIL : .1.00 a.m. * ON : Next Thursday - 2Pth August* WITH ; Benzley's Orchestra; AND ; Supper Provided; 0T-'LY s 3/- Admission. Coming right in the middle of the 2nd Terra Vacation, it's the chance we've ail been waiting for - No lectures and an excellent time assured. Invitations have been sent out to students this week but. all ex-students and their friends will be cordially v;olcomed.. Invitations will not be strictly necessary but can be obtained from members of the S.R.C. if desired. A gocd time for all - be in it M ?' 'NEXT' TBITHS:DAY. '? '.
FILM NIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 22 August 1947
? ; FILM ' NIGHT . I A gathering of some 30 students, which increased to nearer ' 50: as- the- night progressed: and the last lectures of term, came, to a . clpse.y spent- a very enjoyable evening last Friday night:;yyiieWing a selection of films provided by the U.K. High Commissioner and 'the Department of Information. Although the &.R.C . might ? feel. that the response to these fundtions is not as good as they would, like, your correspondent (feels that they are on the right- track and- should be continued. 'Incidentally, from remarks heard during the w;ee.k,. it would seem as if Cec Jeff ery somewhat hit the nail on the h$ad in-.- his article last week regarding extra-curricular activities and the S.R.C.
MEN'S HOCKEYS [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 22 August 1947
MIM'S HOCKEY'. A. Grade: Despite -the valiant efforts of our A Team last Saturday, we ^ were unable to continue our winning run and were defeated by Barton ' 1-0. The game opened- in a hard and frst style with both teams playing good sound hockey. Several strong attacks by Barton were repelled, by the strong defence of our halves and backs with Traves, recently returned from the Northern Territory, playing a solid game. The position reversed with University taking the attack but we we-re unable to break the Barton defence. Neither side was able to gain an advantage and at half time there was no score. Resuming in the second half Barton attacked strongly and from ' a penalty bully, Hill netted to give them a 1-0 lead. Aroused by this , reverse, we returned to the attack but were unable to break the Barton , defence, although on several occasions we almost made it. The final whistle went with Barton winning by 1 goal to nil. My selection of -*: best players is Doug Traves, Jack' Garre...
N.U.A.U.S. DEBATES. Canberra v Queensland, 1st Round, 18/8/47. [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 29 August 1947
' DEBATES, ? -.QaJiberra v Queensland, 1st Round, 18/8/4 7® By the unanimous decision of the adjudicators, the Canberra Debating T earn upheld thei r cont ent ion that ' The Strike is a Jus tif ia'bl e W eapon' in a debate which though not br illiant, ' yet maintained a consistently good level of averment® It was certainly a good beginning for Canberra, especially after remarks by some of our visitors about the 'mythical' local side, and' the.- very confident attitude of the Queensland representatives® And to those who may still be doubtful about the justification of the verdict, I would reply that both. Melbourne and Adelaide considered it by no means unfair ? Peter Bai lyy opened the debate ??with a clear presentation of the case for- the affirmative® ?.??A little '.over1 -awed,- perhaps, by the responsibility of his task, and the critical audience before him, Peter at first displayed a certain hes ititancy, which however, quickly disappeared as he warmed to his subject® . In part...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 29 August 1947
Unfortunately we have not; been able 'bo devote much time to the issue the Notes this week, as we seemed to have just been recovering from the unexpected finale of the Debates Week when we had to 'welcome to Canberra the Queensland University Hockey Team, which looked in at Canberra on its way home from the Inter-Varsity Carnival in Melbournem where they gained third place® Result .the- preparation -of these Notes ran a bad last# However we felt that at least some . full record should ? be nade of the t\f .TJ.A.TJ* S-® Debates ^ particularly of the local team which did so unexpectedly well, so here goes,
MEN'S HOCKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 29 August 1947
MEKMs HOCKEY, A Grade - Unfortunately, for the reasons already mentioned, and not because we were thoroughly trounced, we ar e unable to give you a ball - to - frail description of last Saturdays match which took place in the steady rain on &. water logged mud patch once known as the Griffith Hockey Ground* Mud slides and water spou*fcs were the order of the day with the play going with the team attacking the dry -'end* However, despite this our forwards were unable to find the net and our opponents were with the result iihat we went down to Old Canberrans 5 - '0# V\fe are know -right out of the final four and fuext Saturday will be our last A Grade match fo r . th@ . year « B* Grade - Because of the rain and the sodden state of Reid Park, the B* Grade match against Worths was ? cancelled and will probably be played on a Sunday in the near future as it could have a vital bearing on our position in the final four, as to whether we finish in first or second place with the cove...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 5 September 1947
- CRICKET . ? ? . An application has' boon made to- the;. A .C .T . Cricket . Assocn. for 'the .admission of. University to District status with teams in the ? A & B' Grade competitions during .the coming season. ' This- application e is at present receiving cons id oration by a special sub- committed of . the Assoc n* & until the ' de cisicn is known, it - is difficult for the College to make much progress with its 1647/48 plans. -'However it is ! hoped that cure fate will bo known within the next 2 weeks, whereupon immediate stepd will be taken. to get things under way* As .time .is running on, it would materially assist the Club' if an indication could now)- be obtained of players & ''prospective players for 1947/48. To this end the following questionnaire has been sa&iraifoefc&Qt prepared. Will you co-operate by filling it in AT ONCE to the best of your ebility? tearing, it off and 'handing it to the person through whom you receive these N...
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 5 September 1947
^ NaTIONA L _ UNI VERS IT Y . ' Although there appear s--.to be ' considerable.: uncertainty in student circles, as to -the position' .of the Canborra-Uhiv.-'rsity College when .the National University is fully -established, - it' nevertheless' seems desirable that we should have some kncwladge -of-' -the-' progress'--' that is being made in the establishment cf this latter institution, r Among recent, developments' that have been noted are^' ' the appointment of Mr. R .G / .Osborne of Tasmania as Registrar „ Mr * Osborne has already taken up duty in Canberra. the placing ' of a bundle of 'building materials : on the- Univerisitiy- site at the rear of the ? Institute of Anatomy o It is understood that this has come from a dismantled R.A.A.F. mess hall at Cootamundra and . wi 11 be ftsed - in 'the erection of a 'temporary : administrative block as permanent ? buildings are not' likely to be completed until 1951. the appointment of an Academic. Advisory,: Committee' comprising 4 disti...
MEN'S HOCKEY. A. Grade, v Brisbane University [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 5 September 1947
MEN ? S HOTKEY. A. Grade# v .Brisbane University The Canberra University College Hockey Club wore fortunate last week in being able to have the Queensland University stop over for a day in .Canberra when, re turning from;- the Carnival in Melbourne? during the afternoon a match was played at Griffith resulting in a ,4 - nil victory for the visitors. Considering that Canberra was censidpraoiy veaKenea py T,no aDsc ncc: auo t.c ..pressure ex wort) ox some of thpir regular A. Grado players? and allowing for the offoct of ' train travel c-n ths visitors? this ' vas quite a gocd effort c-n' our .. part . Queensland? when the : gams opened? appeared to bo effected by the journey thoy had. made and Canberra , wont . into the attack* Tho first few minutes of play soomod howovor? to rid Queensland of thfiit; wariness , and from then on thoy .attacked unco® singly. At half timo the score steed at 2 -nil in Que u no laid ' s ffivcur. These 2 goals came their sppedy forv^rdd- ..^nd thsii- appar...
TEXT BOOKS. [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 5 September 1947
TEXT BOOKS . Students will be heartened by. the news that t:ext books, will be more plentiful in 1948 than for some years past? and that books? previously unobtainable? are now bring 'secured in small numbers? so that 5 with additional second-hand books on the market ? .thoy . should have little trouble in securing -ssr;ntial t'xts. If this is to be thr general position in 1948 ? . what dons it matter if a fevy Economic History texts are Ilk? ly to bo difficult to obtain .because they are out of print# The catalogue of prescribed books for n^xt year should be in the hands of local books-/ Hers within the next 3 we -.ks# t
N.U.A.U.S. DEBATES. [Newspaper Article] — Student Notes/Canberra University College Students Association — 5 September 1947
N.U.A.U.S. DEBATES, ? :- After our reporter *s. re^rks la;st..w -ek regarding the relative importance of 'matter1' and 'manner M in the r^eent Debates ? it is interesting to note that et the Confer ?-.nee which rounded off the Debates Wr ek activities? considerable discussion .took place on this ; point? end it w-es dec id -d that the N.U.A.U.S. , should be ask~d to draw up r-ulcs for adjudicators in connection with the 1948 contest to be he Id in Hobart; such rules to stipulate ? ine-er ^-lia? that mater ial and delivery are of -qual importance and marks allotted accordingly. However? whilst a definite stipulation on -this point may -be desirable to obviate any possibility of future discontent ? nevertheless the action of the visiting t- ams at the lost debates in suggesting that either- the adjudicators had. net previously 'judged. Debating 'contests? or. were net acquainted with the principles governing adjudication? se*ms unfortunate and in regrettably bad... t-este .