Dear Students and Staff,
Happy Hogswatch to one and all! Exciting things are afoot at Unseen University in preparation for the Convivium next July in Adelaide, South Australia, Roundworld.GUESTS OF HONOUR - VISITING LECTURERS
We are pleased to announce the Guests of Honour for the Convivium are the following visiting lecturers:
- Daniel Knight
, Emeritus Professor of Silicate Biology and Condensed Metaphysics (Untied Alchemists), of Snowgum Films.
- Pamela Munt
, Superbus Professor of Vindictive Astronomy and Thespian Studies (Thespia), of Unseen Theatre Company.
- Martin Pearson
, Lecturer in Applied Zoology and Fretwork Teacher (Lancre), of... well, anywhere you hear folk music.
You can find out more information about our guests at http://ausdwcon.org/pages/guestsPROGRAMME AND ACTIVITIES
There are many lectures and other activities to keep you busy during the Convivium. They include the Entrance Examination, Commencement, Gaudy Night, the Maskerade, the Wizard's Excuse Me, Try Wizarding, the Winery and Gourmet Tours, and many many more. Our visiting lecturers shall also be contributing to the programme with a presentation by Snowgum Films, and performances by Martin Pearson and Unseen Theatre Company.
You can see a full list of confirmed and potential activities at http://ausdwcon.org/pages/programme
However, many activities will require volunteers to be run - so if you have an idea of your own, or would like to just take one from our suggested list, please do so!MERCHANDISING AND SURVEY
Those of you using social media may have seen a sneak peek at some special Convivium merchandise when we passed 100 Facebook and 50 Twitter disciples. This merchandise will be available for online sale to anyone early in 2012.
However, we are also planning to offer Convivium Attendees Only exclusive merchandise that will only be available to attendees. In order to get an idea of what sort of merchandise to offer, we would like you to complete a short survey for us available at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5792Q9SDISCUSSIONS
Just a gentle reminder that if you have any questions about the Convivium, or would like to chat to other fans, we have forums at http://ausdwcon.org/forums
which need love and attention!
Of course, we are also on Facebook at http://facebook.com/UnseenUni
and Twitter at http://twitter.com/UnseenUniINFORMATION AND TICKETS
For further information on Unseen University Convivium 2012, and to purchase tickets, please visit and browse through our website at http://ausdwcon.org
Chair of Indefinite Studies (Programme and Activities)
Unseen University 2012
University of Adelaide, 6-8 July 2012http://ausdwcon.org
 Gaudy Night is a gala dinner held on Saturday 7th July. There is an additional cost for this activity.
 The Winery and Gourmet Tours are held on Monday, 9th July. There is an additional cost for these activities.
 We wish to make sure the merchandise is of good quality before we sell it to you, so we have to wait until our own order arrives!