It’s a long way from Guyra in NSW to the Republic of Korea and Hong Kong for young Kamilaroi man Miles Archibald. But it’s a journey that was worth it and has opened up so many doors for him both personally and professionally.
On World Oceans Day 2021, people everywhere celebrate and take action to protect this shared resource. Emma Locker, 2020 New Colombo Plan scholar spoke to us about her experiences with Pacific communities and sustainable Ocean management.
Working with students from the City School of Architecture in Sri Lanka topped off their architecture studies in a way University of Queensland students Melissa Jin and Caitlin Masters had never imagined when they began their degrees.
15 to 21 March is Harmony Week. Harmony Week is about inclusiveness, respect and a sense of belonging for everyone. New Colombo Plan’s Savitri Thurairatnam and Qisthy Kodarusman share personal insights and experiences to help us celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity.
To celebrate 2021 International Women’s Day, three New Colombo Plan women Scholars reflect on their experiences of Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world” and the contribution of women and girls to shaping a more equal future around the world.
The New Colombo Plan program has opened many doors to past scholars and each agrees that the experience was invaluable in bringing about new opportunities to shape their individual futures and for some, in unexpected ways.