Connecting with Australia – establishing personal and professional linkages
Meet Rishav Prasad, a Bachelor of Engineering graduate of the University of New South Wales, shared his academic journey and extracurricular activities that have him build relationships, networks and professional links with the Australian community, alongside fellow international students.
Providing Safe & Nutritious Food for Fijian Families
In recognition of World Food Day, our scholars share on the importance of food security for Fiji.
World Maritime Day – Leading through specialised skills to build a sustainable fisheries sector
In recognition of World Maritime Day, we interviewed Reginald Caine, Head of Technical Services – Ministry of Fisheries, and Australia Awards alumnus.
Fiji awardee represents the Pacific at the Global Adaptation Summit in Netherlands
Meet Neekhil Prasad, a Fiji awardee who recently represented the Pacific at the Global Adaptation Summit in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Upskilling the Fijian private sector’s writing skills
A collaboration between Australia Awards and Fiji’s Commerce & Employers Federation (FCEF)
Building people-to-people links & a lifelong connection with Australia
A reflection on World Friendship Day – Awardees Kapil Swamy and Ratu Marika Lewanavanua building lifelong connections.
Alumnus Rakesh Chandra reflects on resilience
Resilience for Fiji, a reflection by Australia Awards Alumnus, Rakesh Chandra
World Breastfeeding Day : 1st August 2022
Meet Lavenia Burns; Australia Awards Alumnus & Midwife at Colonial War Memorial (CWM) Hospital, Suva.
Flinders University Awardees – making us proud!
Anesh Kumar and Epeli Talei leading by example.
First Year AAPS Awardee, Maria Madigibuli sharing her passion for Mechanical Engineering
Meet Maria Madigibuli, A First Year Fiji AAPS Awardee
Customer Service Training across Fiji’s Civil Service
Customized training program to enhance customer service across Fiji’s Civil Service.
Australia Awards Alumni graduate from Reflective leadership program
10 Australia Awards alumni completed a Reflective Leadership Program
Alumnus awarded gold medal: Q&A with Shaneel Prasad
Meet Shaneel Prasad, a Fiji AAPS alumni and a recent FNU Gold Medalist
First group of awardees farewelled to Australia
On Thursday 21 April 2022, Australia Awards Fiji farewelled our first two Awardees, destined for Australia, in over two years.
Australia Awards Cocktail Event
Triumph through Adversity: Australia Awards alumni commended for excelling amidst COVID-19
Australia Awards Scholarship Pre Departure Briefing
Fifty Fijians get ready for study in Australia under the prestigious Australia Awards
Australia Awards Pacific Scholarship Pre Departure Training
Eight nurses have commenced their postgraduate studies in Midwifery under the intake 2022 AAPS
International Day of Women and Girls in Science: Q&A with Peniana Qonitoga
Peniana Qonitoga talks about her motivation and experience in studying forensic science and the potential benefits to Fiji
Nazhakat Ali on working as a Midwife
Working as a midwife, Nazhakat Ali shares his experience.
Australia Awards Alumna Wins UN Award
Australia Awards Alumna Vasiti Soko featured in the Global AA newsletter (November 2021 edition), in recognition of her Excellence Award. You can access the full publication here UNDRR.
Ioane Hawaii’s brave journey to academic success
Ioane Hawaii is an Australia Awards Pacific Scholarship awardee currently studying at The University of the South Pacific.
Virtual Workshop on Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) for Australia Awards Alumni
FAAA MEL Workshop.
In recognition of World Oceans Day, meet Australia Awards alumnus Maria-Goretti Muavesi.
Meet Nazia Raza, an Australia Awards alumna and current Student Support Services Technical Adviser at the Fiji Program Support Facility.
Writing Skills Training Program for civil servants
The Ministry of Civil Service, in partnership with the Australian Government, commenced specialised training for Fijian civil servants in business writing skills.
Meet Elesi Sulinibau, an Australia Awards alumnus, who completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery from FNU in 2017 and is currently a Midwife at Levuka hospital.
Fiji AAPS Intake 2021 Pre-departure Training
Nurses from across Fiji have been awarded the Australia Awards Pacific Scholarship (AAPS) to undertake a Postgraduate Diploma in Midwifery at the Fiji National University (FNU) this year.
Meet Jovesa Korovulavula, an Australian Awards alumnus, who completed a Master of Special Education at Macquarie University in 2014.
We acknowledge #Pacific seafarers such as #AustraliaAwards alumna, Sheryne Kanawale, who are making great waves in the maritime industry.
Mereoni is the Supervisor – Medical Imaging Technologies (MIT) at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital’s Radiology Department in Suva.
Dr Sam Fullman
The Australian Government applauds the efforts of health professionals across Fiji who are at the forefront of the COVID-19 response; such as Australia Awards alumnus Dr Sam Fullman.
Meet Ashna Shaleen, #AustraliaAwards alumna and the first Fijian Country Director of Medical Services Pacific (MSP).
Australia Awards alumna, Alumeci Vularika is in charge of environmental health services at Nadi International Airport. She leads a hard-working team responsible for the health and safety of Nadi Airport’s passengers and staff.
Panel Discussion – Careers in Agriculture & Climate Change
Australia Awards collaborates with ACIAR & the Australia-Pacific Climate Alumni Network to host a panel discussion on careers in agriculture and climate change.
NSW Government – Australia Awards Virtual Seminar Series 2020
Awardees participate in the NSW Government Seminar Series, covering a range of policy topics.
2020 USP Career and Internship Fair
Australia Awards Alumnus, Noa Seru presents at the University of South Pacific Careers Expo.