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2019 New Colombo Plan scholar Joel Ransley jumped at the opportunity to study in the Indo-Pacific region. Through his experience, he has been exposed to a wealth of old and new architectural perspectives and gained a deep appreciation of Asian cultures.

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  • Mongolia

Mr Khishigt Tamir, an Australia Awards alumnus, was featured as ‘Winds of change’ in the alumni news section of Murdoch University website. After his return from Australia, Mr Tamir worked on the Salkhit wind farm, the first ever grid-connected utility sized wind farm in Mongolia and he subsequently worked on establishing the Tsetsii wind farm in the Gobi desert. Read more on Khishigt's story here

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  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Viet Nam

For 2019 New Colombo Plan scholar Jett Osborne, adaptability and an open mind were essential to navigate numerous changes to his NCP program. Jett made the most of new opportunities to gain invaluable experience in the evolving field of precision medicine, connecting with world experts in the field along the way.

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  • All Countries

Congratulations to New Colombo Plan alumnus Rebecca Lawrence on your promotion to Associate level with EY Port Jackson Partners. We recently caught up with Rebecca to hear more on how her global experiences led to a successful career.

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  • China

"It was some of the most challenging study I have ever done, not only because of the language barrier. But the payoff was something special, and it kept me humble about how much more I have to learn."


 

 

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  • Indonesia

At the Komodo Regional General Hospital, COVID-19 Surveillance Coordinator and Australia Awards alumna Aloysia Juniarti Ritassi and her team are working hard to ensure data is captured accurately daily.

  • Australia Awards
  • Indonesia

A team from the Faculties of Engineering and Dentistry at Universitas Hasanuddin in Makassar, South Sulawesi, led by Dr Muh Anshar, designed a device that helps dentists remove potentially hazardous aerosols and improves workplace safety amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In Surabaya, East Java, a medical assistant robot to minimise contact between medical personnel and COVID-19 patients was developed by a team from Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) and Universitas Airlangga, under the guidance of Prof Mochamad Ashari, Rector of ITS.

  • Australia Awards
  • Mozambique

Alumna Dr Dulce Nhassico wants children to be safe from vaccine-preventable diseases in Mozambique. She relies on knowledge and skills developed while studying in Australia for her work.

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  • Bangladesh

Bangladesh is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to climate change, according to World Bank reports. Australia Awards alumna Marzia Sultana from Bangladesh believes that the country needs more environmental experts in order to better understand the vulnerabilities and ensure sustainable development.

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  • Philippines

By participating in a New Colombo Plan (NCP) Mobility Grant in 2018, Zebelene gained invaluable skills, new perspectives, and developed connections that she continues to draw on in her professional career.

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  • Fiji
  • Vanuatu
  • Thailand

For 2019 New Colombo Plan (NCP) Fiji Scholar, Naomi Joyce, her scholarship experience strengthened her passion for innovation, boosted her confidence in working in unfamiliar settings, and enabled her to gain invaluable work-ready skills.