New Colombo students set to pursue their dreams

27 Nov 2018

Five University of Queensland students are bound for the Indo-Pacific as 2019 New Colombo Plan fellows and scholars.

Undergraduates Jemima Kang and Kaelan Lockhart were yesterday named as fellows and Zachary Frazer, Han Tang and Anastasia Laczko as scholarship recipients under the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan program.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne announced the recipients at a ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra.

Aspiring robotic technologies leader Anastasia Laczko, who will travel to South Korea, spoke at the ceremony on behalf of all 2019 New Colombo Plan scholars.

Ms Laczko, who took part in the 2018 UQ Idea Hub Shanghai Startup Adventure, hopes to gain insight into the development of robotic technology in South Korea in 2019.

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