A  number of University of Queensland (UQ) students have been fortunate enough to be selected to attend the International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students held annually by the International Olympic Academy (IOA) in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

John McCoy and Rafer Johnson at IOA in 1996

"Soon entering its sixteenth year, the seminar provides a forum for studies on the 'three pillars' - the Olympic Games, the Olympic Movement and Olympism." Source: IOA Letter 11/1/2008
 
"Professors from all over the world, specialised in Olympic Movement issues, contribute to the works of the Seminar." Source: IOA Letter 11/1/2008

For more information about the International Olympic Academy, please refer to their website: www.ioa.org.gr


UQ Students at IOA:

Year

Name

IOA Course

Dates

Comment

2015

Maressa Calthorpe-Croft

22nd International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students, 2015

September 1 – 30, 2015

 

2015

Mia Schaumberg

11 th International Session for Educators and Officials of Higher Education Institutes of Physical Education

July 10-17, 2015

 

2014

Ashleigh Marshall

Masters Program

 

Two year program (2 semesters at IOA/U of Sparta Greece)

2011

Mia Schaumberg

19 th International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students

September 2 – 30, 2011

Mia’s IOA Presentation has now been published (co-authored by Tina Skinner)

2009

Amanda Johnston

17th International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students.

 

July 1-30, 2009

 

2009

Katherine Gould

17th International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students.

 

July 1-30, 2009

Katharine’s IOA Seminar Paper available

2008

James Bowles

16th International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students.

 

 

James’ IOA Report available

2007

Ashleigh Marshall

15th International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students.

 

Ashleigh’s IOA Report available

1996

John McCoy

International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students

 

John's IOA Report available

1994

John Harms

International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students

 

 

1992

Michael Letters

International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students