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.