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Indigenous Endeavour scholar researches her Karen roots

08 August 2018

Violet Cho finished high school in a refugee camp on the Thai-Myanmar Border. Her experience as an indigenous Karen woman and a refugee inspired her to go on and study anthropology.                                        …

Endeavour fellow developing effective family health programs for Aboriginal Australians

12 July 2018

Through her postdoctoral research program, Dr Catherine Chamberlain aimed to improve Indigenous health inequality by developing family-focused strategies in pregnancy, birth and early childhood.Dr Chamberlain, a descendant of the Trawlwoolway people in Tasmania, completed her Endeavour Research Fellowship for Indigenous Australians in 2017. She explains some of the highlights of…

University of Adelaide students embark on study tour in Vietnam

29 June 2018

Scope Global is working with the University of Adelaide to deliver another practical study trip for students interested in international development.Building on the success of previous study tours managed by Scope Global, the 17 day trip will take students to a range of locations across Vietnam, and allow them to get…

Event strengthens scholar, industry and education connections

23 May 2018

On 22 May we were delighted to host more than 100 Australian Government funded scholars, fellows, alumni, South Australian industry and education sector representatives at a networking event in Adelaide.The Australian and international scholars, fellows and alumni came from 18 countries and represented 6 Australian Government scholarship programs that are…

Our people are parents and partners too – new employee leave policies

03 May 2018

Our people are truly at the heart of what we do. We take employee engagement and nurturing workplace culture seriously and we know our people are more than employees.Like many organisations, we regularly undertake engagement surveys and report their results. We informally and regularly talk to our employees and ask…

‘Lighting the Paths to Change’ at the 2018 IEAA Forum

11 April 2018

We’re pleased to be taking part in the 2018 International Education Association of Australia Scholarships and Fellowships Forum.This year’s forum will highlight the various pathways that sponsors, education providers, students and alumni can use to ensure awardees can utilise their newfound skills and expertise to create positive change.The forum’s theme is…

Graduates celebrated at the Kiribati Institute of Technology

25 March 2018

Congratulations to the 17 Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) graduates who were awarded Certificates III and IV on Wednesday 21 March.The graduates, who completed their studies at the APTC campuses in Samoa, Papua New Guinea and Fiji, gathered at the Kiribiati Insitute of Technology manaeba (meeting place) in Tarawa, Kiribati. The graduation gave…

Strengthening connections between Australian Government international education programs

05 March 2018

New Colombo Plan fellow Benjamin Clarke is undertaking a 13-month program in Pakistan, where his studies will centre on the politics and foreign policy of Pakistan and neighbouring countries.Ben is undertaking the study component of his New Colombo Plan fellowship at Quaid-i-Azam University School of Politics and International Relations in…

Celebrating 2.1 million days of impact through international volunteering

21 December 2017

The completion of the Australian Volunteers for International Development program this December marks Scope Global’s 17th year supporting Australian Government international volunteer programs.Over this time we have supported more than 6,710 volunteers who have worked across 33 countries. Collectively, Scope Global volunteers have contributed 2.1 million days of volunteering.Our staff…

Australia Awards Alumni take on Innovation Challenge

03 November 2017

Close to thirty inventive Australia Awards Alumni from South and West Asia gathered this week in Dhaka, Bangladesh, for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s ‘Alumni Innovation Challenge’.The Challenge, supported by the Brac Social Innovation Lab, provided successful alumni applicants with grants to pilot development innovations in their home countries…