GAF Stories

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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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RMIT University

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

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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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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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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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Swinburne University

'Studying overseas is a great opportunity both personally and professionally. '

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Christopher Bourne ISSI profile


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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Swinburne University

'Following graduation, I relocated to Roxby Downs South Australia to take up a Graduate Mechanical Engineer position with BHP Olympic Dam. '

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