Paving the way: Victorian Student of the Year Liam Flanagan

Liam Flanagan is a finalist in the 2018 Victorian Training Awards Koori Student of the Year. He moved from Darwin to Melbourne when he was 15 years old seeking education and adventure. Now, the 22 year old is the Boarding Coordinator at Melbourne Indigenous Transitional School(MITS). ‘I am proud to be a finalist because I … Continue reading Paving the way: Victorian Student of the Year Liam Flanagan

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Ahmad’s story

Interview with New Humans of Australia With a FaceBook following of over 108k, New Humans Of Australia celebrates the voices of refugees and migrants who call Australia home. Founder and writer, Nicola Gray seeks to reduce discrimination towards migrants, especially refugees, through the powerful medium of storytelling. 'In 2006, I fled from Iran to Syria...We … Continue reading Ahmad’s story

Finding solutions to Yalata’s roads

Spending $50,000 challenges a team of UniSA students as they travel to the remote Aboriginal community of Yalata. Having won government funding in the first stage of the Yalata roads and drainage project students now needed to find and cost solutions to the problems previously identified. The project was not without complications but proved invaluable for the … Continue reading Finding solutions to Yalata’s roads

Building confidence at Modbury Special School

A recent trip to the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) has helped students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) build confidence thanks to a sports program run by the University of South Australia with Modbury Special School. Once a week UniSA students from a range of disciplines play sport with students who have ASD from Modbury … Continue reading Building confidence at Modbury Special School

The Big Issue takes the big health test

After enjoying a trip to Cambodia with the Community ServiceLearning Project last year, UniSA Health Science student Alex Jackson felt confident he could use his skills somewhere more local. Having noticed vendors selling The Big Issue magazine on the streets of Adelaide, Alex asked around and soon found the opportunity he was looking for. His skills in health promotion … Continue reading The Big Issue takes the big health test

Modbury giving youth business opportunities

A new market in Tea Tree Gully is providing an exciting platform for young South Australian entrepreneurs to develop their brands and styles. The Winter Warmer Market is the first of its kind in Modbury, aiming to build a sense of community through promoting and supporting local artists and businesses An initiative of HIVE 12 Twenty-five, … Continue reading Modbury giving youth business opportunities