NIDA Women – Jane Newton

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA VET Manager, Jane Newton, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice. You can view more NIDA Women interviews here.

NIDA Women – Elizabeth Smith

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA Assistant Librarian, Elizabeth Smith, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice. You can view more NIDA Women interviews here.

NIDA Women – Monica Scagliarini

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA’s Venue and Sales Manager, Monica Scagliarini, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice. You can view more NIDA Women interviews here.

Introducing children to Indigenous Australian stories

One of the most unique and beautiful aspects of Australia is our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We have a wonderful chance to celebrate some of the oldest living cultures in history by introducing children to indigenous stories. A great place to start is to discover what language groups are of the land you … Read More

Meet a NIDA Open Manager: Isabella Dunwill

Isabella Dunwill, Manager – NIDA Melbourne Tell us a little about your work for NIDA. I wear a number of different hats at NIDA. I manage our Melbourne campus and teach Communication and Advocacy in the Master of Fine Arts (Cultural Leadership) course. I also work as a NIDA Corporate tutor around Australia. In my … Read More

NIDA Women – Annette Ribbons

Following International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA Acting Head of Costume, Annette Ribbons, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice.   Hometown: I was brought up in Derbyshire in the UK but Sydney has been my hometown over the past 26 years. … Read More

Hanna Pasternak

NIDA Women – Hanna Pasternak

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, we sat down with NIDA Financial Accountant, Hanna Pasternak, to discuss what the day means to her and how she is helping our students find their artistic voice.   Hometown: Beautiful mountain town – Jelenia Gora, Poland Hobbies: Travelling, going to the cinema, theatre, jazz and live concerts, … Read More

Lawyer presents to courtroom and judge

NSW Young Lawyers enhance their presentation skills with NIDA Corporate

This year, NIDA Corporate has partnered with The Law Society of New South Wales, to provide their young lawyers with an opportunity to learn practical techniques to enhance their leadership style, present with confidence, and improve professional communication style in a variety of contexts. Designed exclusively for NSW Young Lawyers, the four-part masterclass series kicked … Read More

Woman's mouth speaking towards another woman's ear

Engaging an Audience

Making a presentation is essentially having a conversation with your audience. Think about presenters who have engaged and held your attention. Do you feel that they are actually talking to you? Does the presentation feel personal? Does the presenter seem natural and easy? Does it feel that that the presentation is happening for the first … Read More