At 18, University of Canberra student April Downey has been selected in the Rising Stars team, to compete in the AON Next Gen Sevens Series this weekend.
It took Elizabeth Low four attempts to obtain her first degree – but today, she has five testamurs to her name and is currently completing her PhD at the University of Canberra.
Jorja is the first in her family to attend university – now, she’s ensuring others have the opportunity.
Sarah Dove has always been drawn to helping others and knew she belonged in a career where she could make change. As a nursing tutor with the UC Equity and Participation Program, she’s found the perfect role to unite her love for nursing, and desire to help others overcome social injustice.
Vicki McCarthy is the first in her family to pursue a tertiary education, with her love of sport leading to exercise-based research as a University of Canberra PhD candidate.