Master’s student shares timely advice for new Australia Award arrivals
Master’s student shares his future ambitions and advice for new Australia Award arrivals Born in the mountainous municipality of Ainaro on the tropical island of Timor-Leste, Ricardo Manuel Chao Barreto Martins is no stranger to cooler weather, but he still found the Melbourne winter chilly when he started his Master’s in Engineering Science at Swinburne […]
Awardee strives for a greener Timor-Leste
“Studying Environmental Science at the University of Western Australia (UWA) has given me real insight into my passion for conserving the environment, incorporating sustainable principles and above all hands-on practical experiences,” Maria enthusiastically declares.
Awardee finds his calling thanks to Australia Awards scholarship
“When I started, I hadn’t really thought about the procurement side of business but when I studied procurement and global sourcing, I immediately started thinking that it was exactly where I wanted to focus my career,” Rafael says.
Awardee targets education reforms in Timor-Leste
“Since coming to study at Charles Darwin University, I have gained many different things – ideas, experiences, knowledge and skills – all of which I will bring back and share with my people, especially the teachers that I work with it,” Julia says.
Awardee calls for more Timorese women in Engineering
“It is a great field to study especially if you love a challenge. It is not just that engineering is a male-dominated field but you, as a female, should also ask yourself – if men can do it, why can’t I?” Nelida says.
Australia Awards scholar plans for culture of research in Timor-Leste
“Since I began my PhD at Flinders University, I can see that the future is open for a strong research culture in Timor-Leste. I’m currently looking at ways I can support our university system with research capacity when I return home in March 2018,” Felix says.