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UTS undergraduates make their mark in the Indo-Pacific

14 March 2017

Four UTS students are representing Australia across the Indo-Pacific region after receiving a prestigious $67,000 scholarship.

UTS New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholars are congratulated by Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop. From left to right: Thomas da Jose, a 2016 NCP scholar, Alli Devlin, Julie Bishop, Svetlana Zarkovic, Stephanie Newman and Tiffany Lau

UTS New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholars are congratulated by Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop. From left to right: Thomas da Jose (a 2016 NCP scholar), Alli Devlin, Julie Bishop, Svetlana Zarkovic, Stephanie Newman and Tiffany Lau.

The New Colombo Plan (NCP) scholarship offers 105 Australian undergraduates the opportunity to study and work in the region for up to 17 months.

In 2017, Svetlana Zarkovic, Alli Devlin, Tiffany Lau and Stephanie Newman are the four UTS recipients of this signature Australian government initiative.

FASS student Stephanie Newman is using her NCP scholarship to improve her Japanese language skills. Newman is currently studying the Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Social Inquiry), now known as Social and Political Science, combined with the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies (Japan). She’s continuing her Japanese language studies at an intensive language program at Senshu University before commencing study at Yamaguchi University where all classes will be delivered in Japanese. She is also undertaking internships in the fields of policy, communications and media, including a nine-week internship at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo.

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