Kelsi Forrest awarded Aboriginal Women's Legal Education Trust Scholarship

Indigenous women win Law awards

Monday, 21 May 2012

Kelsi Forrest has been awarded the inaugural Aboriginal Women’s Legal Education Trust Scholarship offered by the Women Lawyers of WA at its annual Honours Dinner at the UWA Club in March 2012.   

Kelsi Forrest, Micah Kickett and Claire Brettner at the Constitutional Forum

Indigenous youth from UWA involved in constitutional forum

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Eight Indigenous students from UWA were selected from 12 WA representatives to participate in Constitutional Recognition Forum for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders Australians held at the National Centre for Indigenous Excellence in Sydney from 14 – 17 March.  Claire Brettner, Casey Kickett, Micah Kickett, Kelsi Forrest, Dylan Collard, Maleeah Rind, Hira Rind and Ahmi Narkle were all successful in gaining a place to attend this forum.  

Eight UWA students win 2012 Pallottine Scholarships

Eight UWA students win 2012 Pallottine Scholarships

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Eight Indigenous students were awarded Pallottine Scholarships at the Pallottine Centre on Sunday March 25. 

UWA Student Kevin Taylor combines football, community and medicine

Kevin Taylor combines football, community and medicine

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Kevin Taylor, 2nd year Medical student was selected as one of the fifty Indigenous players aged between 18 - 24 from all over Australia for the AFL/Rio Tinto Footy Means Businessprogram.  Initially this meant travelling to Sydney in November 2011 for draft camp testing and playing in a North vs South game where Kevin was awarded "best on ground."  Apart from this, the experience involved exposing players to AFL, Indigenous athletes such as Michael O'Loughlin, Patrick Johnson, Xavier Clarke and Chris Johnson as well as some skills and leadership workshops.   

Indigenous Cadet Rebecca Sullivan with colleagues at DCP

UWA Student Rebecca Sullivan starts Cadetship at Department of Child Protection

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Rebecca Sullivan was recruited as a cadet through the Aboriginal Cadetship Program at the Department of Child Protection in November 2011. She completed her first year of study in a Bachelor of Psychology degree at the University of Western Australia in 2011 and is currently undertaking her placement at the Perth office with the guidance and support of her supervisors, Anette Bohm and Alana Egerton-Green. 

Indigenous scholarship to transform lives

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

A prestigious new scholarship established at The University of Western Australia is the most generous grant to an Indigenous undergraduate student at UWA and will highlight the life-changing effects education can have not only on an individual but on a community.