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Murdoch University

'It is a brilliant vision to support rural and remote students, and in my opinion, some of the most dedicated and passionate students are located in remote...

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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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Griffith University

'I have the GAF scholarship to thank for my GPA of 7, I have scored a high distinction in every subject I have attempted so far 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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Vicki Abraham


International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

A GAF Fellowship through ISSI in 2013 allowed Vicki to travel to the USA, Germany, Austria and Israel to research robotic/computer assistive technologies.

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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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International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI)

A GAF Fellowship allowed ISSI student Christopher Bourne to visit leading equipment manufacturers in the USA and France, receive training in Canada and the UK and attend...

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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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