Sporty sisters seize multiple opportunities

February 21, 2018

Trailblazing triplets Lauren, Roberta and Jacinta Ramirez-Smith, 18, have similar interests, so it came as no surprise to friends and family when all three set their sights on careers in physiotherapy. “It just happened,” says […]

NT students denied rightful funding: MP

February 7, 2018

Millions of dollars intended for remote Indigenous students is not making it to schools, Independent Northern Territory MP Yingiya Mark Guyula said this week. Mr Guyula said although the Federal Government had said it was […]

$9m boost enables more scholarships

January 24, 2018

Not-for-profit Aboriginal education organisation Madalah has been able to boost the number of scholarships on offer this year thanks to a $9.3 million Federal Government funding boost. Chief executive officer Phil Paul said the WA-based […]

Aspiring Izayah inspects his future

January 12, 2018

High school student Izayah Davies has been inspired to follow his dreams to study medicine after meeting Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt at an Indigenous summer school at Canberra’s Australian National University. Izayah, a young […]

Musical Mi-Kaisha makes her mark

December 13, 2017

Rising music star Mi-kaisha Masella has added head girl to her long list of achievements. The 17-year-old Dharumbal Murri singer songwriter and star of The Voice Kids has been appointed head girl at the International […]

Grief and courage drive Loretta onward

December 13, 2017

TAFE Queensland student Loretta Glanville’s graduation has been bittersweet. The 42-year-old from Weipa, on the Gulf of Carpenteria, began her studies with her daughter, who tragically died from leukaemia in 2013. Ms Glanville, who grew […]

Remote students get a taste of uni

August 23, 2017

More than 200 remote secondary school students from across the Northern Territory joined thousands of Top Enders at an open day for Charles Darwin University on August 20. Prospective students filled their show bags with […]

STEM scholarships up for grabs

August 23, 2017

A search is on for Indigenous Australians who will play a role in building a smarter economy. Two full residential scholarships to undertake a degree in engineering or science at the University of New South […]

Esteemed educator accepts UK fellowship

August 23, 2017

Prominent Aboriginal educator Professor Lester Irabinna-Rigney is set to take up a fellowship at leading research university Kings College in London. The University of South Australia professor is the recipient of an inaugural Aboriginal and […]

Indigenous bright sparks are London-bound

August 23, 2017

Four Indigenous students are off to three of the world’s top universities — Cambridge, Oxford and the London School of Economics — on scholarships worth more than $500,000 announced this month. The Charlie Perkins and […]

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