2016 student scholarship reflections

2016 student scholarship reflections

ACEN student scholarships

Dentistry in Ballarat

I undertook my work integrated learning (WIL) placement in the regional town of Ballarat, Victoria. The placement involved working as a student dentist for six months, and entailed seeing and treating 4-5 patients a day under the guidance of a…

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Radiographer in Rockhampton

Today is my last day of a twelve week placement and brings to a close one of the best working experiences I’ve had so far. Over the last three months I’ve been challenged technically and mentally to improve my skills as a student…

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Social work

Being a student in a workplace enabled me to really learn whilst practicing. It may seem obvious but the opportunity freed me of a lifetime of limiting beliefs of needing to ‘get it right’ before I try. I fully embraced both being brave and trying with being professional and assisting people.

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Social work in central Australia

The scholarship I received from the ACEN allowed me to have the fantastic experience of conducting my final social work placement at the … Council in ……… …My placement took place within the Family Violence Prevention Program, and specifically within the ‘Domestic Violence Specialist Children’s Service’. This program is relatively new, having

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Social work placement in Queensland

Undertaking my final placement in …. was a careful decision. I know, from some experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, that Australia’s Indigenous population faces many issues pertaining equity, explicit and implicit forms of…

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Teaching in a Remote Community in the Kimberley

I completed my remote placement in … WA during June and July. It was an incredible experience, one that has changed me as a teacher and a person.  I will always be thankful to ACEN for providing me with the…

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