Eleven University of Adelaide students have received a Prime Minister's Australia Asia Scholarship.
Details of eight scholarship recipients (2010-2012) are summarised below. In three cases (Jade, Kathleen and Michelle) there is also a short interview - to view this, click on the play button in the top left corner of the person's photo.
Enrolment at University of Adelaide: Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of International Studies/Diploma of Languages (Japanese)
Scholarship undertaken in 2010-11 at Osaka University, Japan, studying international and human rights law, with instruction in Japanese.
Internships: Japan Institute of International Affairs (6 months) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Tokyo Office Protection Unit (5 months).
Enrolment at University of Adelaide: Bachelor of Science (High Performance Computational Physics)
Scholarship undertaken in 2012 at University of Hong Kong, studying physics, computation and applied mathematics, and Chinese.
Internships: Centre for Theoretical and Computational Physics at HKU, and with a scientific equipment and technology company in Hong Kong.
Enrolment at University of Adelaide: Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Scholarship undertaken in 2010 at the University of Hong Kong, completing her 3rd year studies in psychology.
Internship: Centre for Behavioural Health, Hong Kong.
Enrolment at University of Adelaide: Bachelor of Economics
Scholarship undertaken in 2011-12 at Nagoya University, Japan, undertaking guided independent study supported by coursework (language and culture, structural frameworks and monetary policy).
Internship: Asia Development Bank Institute, in Tokyo.
Enrolment at University of Adelaide: PhD student in orthopaedics
Scholarship undertaken in 2010-11 at the Institute of Chinese Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, researching traditional Chinese medicine and the effects on bone cancer.
Internships: visiting researcher at various Institutes in Tokyo, Japan, looking at traditional Japanese Kampo medicines and its applications into the clinic.
Enrolment at University of Adelaide: PhD student in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Scholarship undertaken in 2011 at Osaka University, Japan, researching a novel microscopic imaging system using the relatively unexplored portion of the electromagnetic spectrum: terahertz radiation.
Internship: not determined yet.
Enrolment at University of Adelaide: PhD student in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Scholarship undertaken in 2011-12 at Harbin Institute of Technology, China, researching the optimisation of urban water infrastructure in the Chinese context, plus Mandarin language study.
Internships: water resource development/management organisations (both Chinese Government departments and NGOs).
Enrolment at University of Adelaide: PhD student in bioscience
Scholarship undertaken in 2010-11 at the Institute of Urban Environment, within the Chinese Academy of Sciences, researching the physiology of rice plants.
Internship: Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Okayama University, Japan.