GAF Stories



RMIT University

GAF and RMIT alumna Paz Pizarski has been busy since graduating, working as a community coordinator at RMIT and following her passion, classical guitar.

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RMIT University

We caught up with GAF and RMIT alumna Michelle Ginnivan, who talked to us about her role as an Advisor for Safer Community RMIT and the importance...

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Australian Catholic University

Bachelor of Paramedicine student Andrew McLeod-Warner reflects on the changes COVID-19 has brought to his study and home life and gives advice for any other scholars or alumni...

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Murdoch University

I encourage anyone that is thinking of volunteering overseas to do thorough research on the company they are potentially investing money and time in.

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International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

A background in Environmental Management and sustainability and a passion for nature and ecological living meant that my business venture naturally became sustainably focused.

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James Cook University

My aspirations to move across the country, and now across the world, to study, initially seemed over-ambitious, however, having the GAF scholarship has made them a reality.

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Griffith University

While I was initially nervous about moving away from home, I realised that the best way of making a new place feel like home is to talk...

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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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