International

Clinical Exercise Physiology Student Wins Merdeka Award

UniSA student Suliana Shahrin has been recognised by the Australia Malaysia Business Council of South Australia.

Suliana, a Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology (Honours) student, was announced as one of the winners of the prestigious student awards at the Merdeka Gala Dinner last month, an event which offers a number of scholarships and prizes to outstanding final-year Malaysian students living and studying in Adelaide.

The event, attended by representatives from both corporate and government organisations across Malaysia and Australia, also celebrates Malaysian Independence Day while raising funds for charity. This year’s proceeds went to supporting The Epilepsy Centre.

As part of the awards, the Australia-Malaysia Business Council of South Australia aims to place winners into internships with key South Australian businesses to offer graduates the chance for professional development whilst fostering network opportunities between Australia and Malaysia.

Dr Kade Davison (Program Director: Clinical Exercise Physiology) and award winner Suliana Shahrin

Dr Kade Davison (Program Director: Clinical Exercise Physiology) and award winner Suliana Shahrin

Announcement: 2019 New Colombo Plan Mobility Outcomes

The Division of Health Sciences has had amazing success with the outcomes of the 2019 Round of New Colombo Plan (NCP) mobility funding. The Division has received funding for eight projects with a combined value of $307,560 to support 94 students.

Overall, UniSA was successful in securing a total of $703,560 in the 2019 Round, which will support 214 students across 16 projects (out of 42 applications that were submitted); of these 16 projects, four were submitted by ITEE, four submitted by EASS, and eight by HSC.

The successful projects in the Division are noted below, with the deadline for implementation of these projects being June 2020:

CountryInstitution/ProviderSchoolSupported byActivity

Brunei

Ministry of Health/University of Brunei

HLS

Saravana Kumar

Study Tour - 2 weeks

Myanmar

University of Medical Technology Yangon and Mandalay/Innovative Diagnostics

PMB

Brian Dale

Study Tour - 3 weeks

Cook Islands

Cook Islands Ministry of Health

NRC

Terri Gibson / Terry Friebe

Study Tour - 3 weeks

Kiribati

Motivation Australia

HLS

Sara Jones

Clinical Placements - 2.5 weeks

Vietnam

Vinh Long Hospital

NRC

Terri Gibson / Terry Friebe

Nursing Study Tour - 2 weeks

China

Shandong University

PMB

Sanjay Garg

Study Tour - 2 weeks

Philippines

Manila Tala Football Club

HLS

Michael Hartland/Kevin Norton

Practicums - 3 weeks

Philippines

University Santo Tomas

PMB

Matt Sykes

Study Tour - 2 weeks