UWA First Year Scholars Leadership Reception

April 3, 2023

It was wonderful to have the opportunity to hear from five inspiring UWA Fogarty Scholars / alumni at the annual Reception hosted by UWA for the first year UWA Fogarty Scholars and their families.  Following remarks from Foundation Chairperson Annie Fogarty AM and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Education) Professor David Sadler’s, the audience was treated to a stimulating panel discussion from these five outstanding young people. 

The panel, which was facilitated ably by Fogarty Scholars’ Association President Haseeb Riaz (Cohort of 2017, Bachelor of Biomedical Science, currently studying for a Doctor of Medicine), comprised alumni:

and current Scholars:

Panellists discussed what ‘leadership’ means to them and the ways in which the Scholarship program supported them in becoming a leader.   The differences between university and high school, as well as how to set priorities, look after oneself and manage study and socialising were shared.  Amongst the wealth of advice that was provided, some tips for the first years included:

Thank you so much to our UWA Fogarty Scholars and Alumni for giving their time for an event that was very well received by the first years and their families, with thanks also to UWA for hosting this great event.

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