GAF Stories

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Earthwatch Institute

'I have discovered that my passion lies in the environment sector and in assisting the next generation to discover, grow and feed their passion in this field.

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Swinburne University

'My decision to study Biomedical Engineering was further enhanced when I developed an EMG controlled robotic claw and Heart Rate Monitor as a project in Digital and...

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Earthwatch Institute

'It’s a surreal experience to go from participating in the Student Challenge to now be organising and watching children and adults participate in expeditions similar to the...

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RMIT University

Simone has been kicking some serious goals, having made the transition from playing state and national netball to playing for Essendon in the VFLW.

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James Cook University

'I hope that studying medicine will enable me to begin work as a rural doctor.

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Deakin University

'Travelling to Alice Springs as on optometry student was both enlightening and eye-opening (no pun intended).

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RMIT University

'I first got involved in community work when I was studying my Certificate IV in Youth Work. '

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Daniel Schultheis


International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

Daniel's GAF fellowship led him to establish Cinespace, a non-profit dedicated to collaborating with filmmakers and communities to create greater diversity on screen and behind the scenes.

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