In her first year studying a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Notre Dame Australia, Sophie Cunningham received the Puggy Hunter Memorial scholarship, created to encourage and assist indigenous undergraduates in health-related disciplines.
Experience as a clinical nurse consultant in respiratory medicine inspired Vanessa McDonald to undertake a PhD (Medicine) in an effort to better support and improve the quality of life of patients with chronic lung disease.
As Australia grapples with the coronavirus crisis and the challenges that stem from it, celebrating our army of volunteers across the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle has never been more important.
Agility and the ability to adapt are necessary for survival, but sometimes assistance comes in handy. Education is no different, and research continually throws up new ways of meeting challenges and rethinking the culture around learning.