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Australia Awards

Each year, the University supports around 200 Australia Award recipients undertaking tertiary studies in Australia. These scholarships are offered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) to students from partner countries, in areas relevant to their country’s development needs.


Find out what you need to know as an Australia Awards student, including information on your responsibilities, managing your studies, working in Australia, and bringing your family with you.

Student Contact Officers (SCOs)

The University’s International Sponsorships team is here to support you as an Australia Award scholarship holder. The team is working under Danielle Muir, Head of International Partnerships and Development. You can contact our dedicated Student Contact Officers (SCOs) if you need information or advice.

  • Annie Dinh, Sponsored Students Officer
  • Steffi Ciputra, Finance Officer
  • Cecille Faraizi, Sponsored Students Coordinator 
  • Anna Kirkham, International Development and Partnerships Manager

You can contact the team on +61 2 8627 5449 or by email at

International Sponsorships

  • Student Centre, Level 3 Jane Foss Russell Building, Darlington Campus
Last updated: 04 September 2023

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