Category: Students

Civic honour for law student

There are plenty of layers to Khayshie Tilak Ramesh. We’re meeting the law student in her lunchbreak at the Australian Geographic shop to talk about being named Bendigo’s 2017 Young Citizen of the Year. It’s soon evident, there’s much more to her story, although it needs some gentle […]

Energy Breakthrough full STEAM ahead

Design and technology lecturer Simon O’Mallon says this weekend’s Maryborough RACV Energy Breakthrough will once again inspire tomorrow’s teachers. Simon and fellow education lecturer Peter Cox will take ten of their students to Maryborough to help judge some of the 6000-plus competitors set to take to Princes Park in […]

Cheerio studio

It’s often said the rural Victorian landscape is a patchwork quilt. Keely Letson sits and stitches it in the corridor between the campus art studios. Fat squares of canola yellow, reminiscent of her favourite view back home. The artwork will soon hang alongside the work of 21 of Keely’s […]

Accounting on puppy love

For accounting student Emma Ashworth, choosing a charity to fundraise for as part of her course was one of this year’s easiest uni tasks. It had to be Righteous Pups. The Bendigo-based not-for-profit group trains assistance dogs for at-risk teens and children with autism. “I have a sibling […]