We asked a couple of our Australia Award Alumni; Fred Samuel, Director Pacific Group Ltd and Sainimilli Toara, Manager of Lumu Design Build and Partners to share their thoughts on the impact of their Australian Awards scholarship on their career and Vanuatu. Further we asked them about links they had made with Australian people and institutions and the value of the Alumni Network. This is what they had to say:
Fred Samuel tells us about how his successful career here in Vanuatu and how his qualifications including those gained through the Australian Awards scholarship have helped him on his way.
Sainimilli Toara recommends people to apply for an Australian Awards Scholarship, as it is a prestigious Award, with a qualification from Australian, it is valued, which makes a difference when you are applying for jobs back in Vanuatu. In addition, study in Australia is a broader experience, exposing you to different people and different cultures.