News and updates about our students, partnerships and the Trust

TAFE SA/Playford Trust Awards – 9 November 2017

It was a pleasure to see five inspiring students receive TAFE SA/Playford Trust Awards at a celebration at TAFE’s Urrbrae Campus on Thursday 9 November. The star students were Jaydon Kovarik, Norman Schulze, Eleanor Potter, Imogen Owen and Giorgio Pantelis pictured...

Defence and STEM students win awards, jobs

The Playford Trust works with the Department of State Development and the Defence Teaming Centre to deliver the Defence Honours Scholarship and Defence and STEM Internship Programs. The students chosen to participate work on real-world projects and gain valuable...

Double the brain power

Double the brainpower We all know two heads are better than one; now we have proof that two Playford Trust scholar heads are even better still. Friends Harrison Gloyne and Samuel Arthurson, each completing double bachelor degrees at the University of Adelaide, joined...

1st Birthday Celebrations and AGM

The PTSA held its AGM on Thursday 26th August 2016, with the first of our “Distinguished Lecture Series” being presented by Dr Leanna Reid, SA Chief Scientist. The lecture provided AGM attendees with an opportunity to glimpse into the life of one of SA’s most...

Moving forward in our careers

The PTSA has commenced holding bi-monthly informal gatherings at the Cumberland Arms Hotel at 205 Waymouth Street, City. The ‘Cumby-up’ (with great food and drinks) will be held on the last Thursday evening of alternate months to provide an opportunity to network,...

Time to network and promote the PTSA

Welcome to the New Year, and a new associated group. The Playford Trust Scholars Association (PTSA) is a group of enthusiastic individuals from different academic backgrounds. These range from Tafe Certification to University Degrees – all with one amazing thing in...

Playford Scholars Association formed!

Following on from a very successful inception meeting on 5th August, the Inaugural General Meeting of the Playford Scholars Association was held on the 18th of September, 2014. At that meeting, Nick Anderson (TAFE 2008) was appointed President, supported by Sam Taylor...

Playford Trust Scholarship Awards Winners Announced

The Playford Memorial Trust Scholarships were announced today ahead of an Awards Ceremony tonight at: When: 6pm on Tuesday 26 April 2016 Where: The Braggs Theatre, in The University of Adelaide The Playford Trust provides prestigious scholarships and awards for...