Australia Awards Awardees from Zambia and Malawi attend Pre Departure Briefing
Thirty three successful Australia Awards Awardees from Zambia and Malawi gathered in Lusaka for a pre departure briefing from 25 to 26 October 2016. Representatives from the Governments of Malawi and Zambia were also present.
Pre departure briefings are designed to prepare the participants for life and study in Australia. Australian High Commissioner to Malawi and Zambia, H.E. Suzanne McCourt applauded the awardees and urged them to make the most of this opportunity through travel, networking and establishing people to people and ongoing links with Australia. Government representatives from Malawi and Zambia acknowledged the value of the Australia awards scholarships and its contribution to the development of their countries.
H.E. Suzanne McCourt hosted an evening event where the new awardees were afforded an opportunity to interact with members of the Zambia Australia Alumni Association.