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Australian Alumni of the Philippines: Dr. Rene Abesamis
(James Cook University)

Australia offers very good scholarship programs. I was an Australian aid scholar during my masters study and I was also a recipient of the international post-graduate research scholarship during my PhD studies… Australia has one of the best marine biology programs in the world at James Cook University in Queensland. The education set a solid foundation for my career as a scientist.

Dr. Abesamis is a Postdoctoral fellow and researcher at the Silliman University-Angelo King Center for Research & Environmental Management. He is the first biologist to be named Outstanding Young Scientist of the Year by the National Academy of Science and Technology in 2013.

Australian Alumni of the Philippines: Dia Lacaba
(University of New South Wales)

Living in Australia for two years and studying with people from all sorts and different cultures gave me a more global perspective. I think that helped me immensely in my work. As head of international business for Human Nature, I deal with different distributors from other countries on a day to day basis. That entails understanding how other people from other cultures think…

An Australia Awards recipient, Dia graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Master of Commerce specializing in International Business in 2013. Dia has over ten years of experience in the consumer goods and services industry working with both international and Philippine companies. Currently, she is the Head of International Business for Human Nature, a social enterprise aimed at raising the quality of life of farmers and urban workers in the Philippines through dignified wages and fair working practices.

Filipino Australia alumni shine in international confabs

We proudly commend two Australia Awards scholars who were invited to present their studies in the Philippine Update Conference 2016 held at the Australian National University in Canberra last 02-03 September 2016 with the theme Sustaining the Momentum for Change Beyond 2016. Read More »

Australia Awards PhD student commended for her research

Filipino Australia Awards scholar Muriel Nuguit, a PhD student at the Australian National University, has been highly commended for her research on earthquake hazards at the 2016 International Conference on Building Resilience on 7-9 September 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. Congratulations, Muriel! Read More »

Australian Alumni of the Philippines: Dr. Rene Abesamis
(James Cook University)

Australia offers very good scholarship programs. I was an Australian aid scholar during my masters study and I was also a recipient of the international post-graduate research scholarship during my PhD studies… Australia has one of the best marine biology programs in the world at James Cook University in Queensland. The education set a solid foundation for my career as a scientist.

Dr. Abesamis is a Postdoctoral fellow and researcher at the Silliman University-Angelo King Center for Research & Environmental Management. He is the first biologist to be named Outstanding Young Scientist of the Year by the National Academy of Science and Technology in 2013.

Australian Alumni of the Philippines: Dia Lacaba
(University of New South Wales)

Living in Australia for two years and studying with people from all sorts and different cultures gave me a more global perspective. I think that helped me immensely in my work. As head of international business for Human Nature, I deal with different distributors from other countries on a day to day basis. That entails understanding how other people from other cultures think…

An Australia Awards recipient, Dia graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Master of Commerce specializing in International Business in 2013. Dia has over ten years of experience in the consumer goods and services industry working with both international and Philippine companies. Currently, she is the Head of International Business for Human Nature, a social enterprise aimed at raising the quality of life of farmers and urban workers in the Philippines through dignified wages and fair working practices.

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Filipino Australia alumni shine in international confabs

We proudly commend two Australia Awards scholars who were invited to present their studies in the Philippine Update Conference 2016 held at the Australian National University in Canberra last 02-03 September 2016 with the theme Sustaining the Momentum for Change Beyond 2016. Read More »

Australia Awards PhD student commended for her research

Filipino Australia Awards scholar Muriel Nuguit, a PhD student at the Australian National University, has been highly commended for her research on earthquake hazards at the 2016 International Conference on Building Resilience on 7-9 September 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. Congratulations, Muriel! Read More »