UQ graduate named Australia-at-large Rhodes Scholar

19 December 2019

A University of Queensland graduate and advocate for social justice has been named a 2020 Australia-at-large Rhodes Scholar.

Sophie Ryan recently graduated with a Bachelors of Arts/Laws (First Class Honours) and will join a small group of exceptional individuals around the world to receive the prestigious scholarship.

Ms Ryan already has a number of accolades and achievements under her belt. During her time at UQ she was awarded a George Georges Research Scholarship and was named a New Colombo Scholar.

Under the New Colombo program Ms Ryan spent 18 months studying in Singapore where she also volunteered with Strategic Advocacy for Human Rights and interned with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

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