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International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

Furniture and wooden artifacts conservator Shane Wiechnik was awarded a 2021 International Specialised Skills Institute Fellowship for his ambitious project to undertake a 'Journeyman Trip'.  

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James Cook University

In her second year of study for a Bachelor of Pharmacy, JCU scholar Ruby shares her reflections on the benefit of a gap year, pharmacy studies so...

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Griffith University

A published scientific researcher, avid writer, Bachelor of Dental Health Science student and now a 2022 GAF Scholar.

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University of South Australia

University of South Australia scholar Foster Cunningham shared how his GAF scholarship is supporting his studies.  

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International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

The International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI) GAF Fellowship allowed Hannah to travel to foreign Mints to understand how they can play a more prominent role as cultural institutions...

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Australian Catholic University

ACU scholar Jessica Britton is not only studying a Bachelor of Education; in her free time, she volunteers with the State Emergency Services (SES).

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RMIT University

Stirling Jeans shared the habits that are keeping him healthy and happy during Melbourne's lockdown and his experience working in the army reserves.

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Australian National University

ANU scholar Simone was on exchange in Switzerland when COVID-19 reached pandemic levels.

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