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Megan Yates Megan Yates
Trainee Development Planner, Richmond Valley Council
Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Honours)

Megan has been employed as a Trainee Development Planner through the Youth Employment Strategy (YES) program at Richmond Valley Council, which included a scholarship to SCU. Read more...

Tristan Sloan Tristan Sloan
Executive Officer, Amateur Fishermen's Association of the Northern Territory
Bachelor of Applied Science (major in fisheries and aquaculture management), now Bachelor of Environmental Science.

Tristan Sloan's job takes him from a boat in the Adelaide River discussion crocodile prevention strategies; to lobbying politicans in the corridor of Parliament House in Darwin; to sitting down with traditional owners discussing permit systems and fishing access on Indigenous land. Read more...

Frank Bailey Frank Bailey
Operations Officer - Sustainable Forest Management, Western Australia Department of Parks and Wildlife
Bachelor of Applied Science (Forestry), now Bachelor of Forest Science and Management

Frank Bailey's bushfire expertise saw him join Australia's national contingent sent to help tackle dozens of wildfires burning across Canada in 2015. Read more...

Corelle Forster Corelle Forster
Undergraduate engineer at Leighton Contractors (a CIMIC Group company)
Currently studying a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering

"Working part-time while stuyding has been fantastic because uni gives me the theoretical knowledge and my job gives me the practical experience and enables me to see engineering in action." Read more...

Jacqui Taylor Jacqui Taylor
Northern Marine Campaigner, Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS)
Bachelor of Applied Science (majoring in Marine Science Management, now Bachelor of Marine Science and Management

Jacqui has always been passionate about connecting people with nature, whether as a dive instructor, tour guide, filmmaker orwhale researcher. Read more...

Jason Osmotherly Jason Osmotherly
Overseas community project
Currently studying a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering

Indonesia's Way Kambas National Park on the island of Sumatra has been the focus of wildlife surveys and conservation work by Southern Cross University students for several years. Read more...

Mibu Fischer Mibu Fischer

CSIRO has pulled seven of its brightest young scientists out of their labs and enlisted them in a campaign to recruit future thinkers, innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs. Read more...