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Student Ambassador Profiles AURORA INDIGENOUS SCHOLARS INTERNATIONAL STUDY TOUR 2016 An invaluable opportunity to travel with a group of like-minded students, visit universities and meet with academics, administrators and current postgraduate students in your field of study at some of the world’s leading universities Name: Hayley Barrington Year: 2nd Degree: Arts/Law Hometown: Wreck Bay Favourite thing about NG: The community atmosphere Why did you want to be an ambassador: to influence and mentor the younger generation APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN – closing 3 June 2016 “The Aurora Scholars Study Tour was a life altering experience. ...After having numerous meetings across a range of world class universities, it became clear to me that I am competitive enough to be accepted into a university such as Harvard or Cambridge.” Michael Bryden, 2013 Study Tour participant and current Roberta Sykes PhD Scholar at the University of Cambridge For more information please visit The Aspiration Initiative Website or contact The Scholarships Team (02) 9310 8402 Name: Lucinda Stewart Year: 5th Degree: Arts/Law Hometown: Nowra Favourite thing about NG: well my favourite thing is the family they’ve created here Why did you want to be an ambassador: The opportunity to speak to students that were in the same situation I was, not knowing about uni or opportunities, and also to play the role of giving back to community. Name: Lana Griffiths Year: 3rd Degree: Social Work Hometown: Coffs Harbour Favourite thing about NG: The amount of support we get Why did you want to be an ambassador: To encourage other kids to come to uni and to be the support that I wish I had at that age 22 23