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Western Chances and Melbourne Airport: Celebrating 10 years together

Western Chances and Melbourne Airport: Celebrating 10 years together

Wed, 5th December 2018
Western Chances is proud to acknowledge the long-term commitment from our Major Corporate Partner, Melbourne Airport. Thank you to Chief Executive Officer Lyell Strambi for committing to a further three years of support and thank you to Melbourne Airport for generously supporting Western Chances for the past 10 years.
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Alumni and recipients say thank you to donors and supporters

Alumni and recipients say thank you to donors and supporters

Fri, 30th November 2018
Each year Western Chances donors and supporters provide much needed financial donations and in kind support to help our recipients and alumni achieve their dreams.
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Travel fuels scholarship student’s desire to improve global health

Travel fuels scholarship student’s desire to improve global health

Thu, 15th November 2018
Time spent in a resource-poor country helped Western Chances scholarship recipient Stephanie Tedesco appreciate the access to healthcare that we enjoy in Australia, and also to respect the ways of people experiencing different lives.
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Basketball fan takes his study game to a new level with scholarship “assist”

Basketball fan takes his study game to a new level with scholarship “assist”

Thu, 15th November 2018
Receiving a scholarship is about more than money. Tong Yak found access to the most precious resource - extra time for quiet study - has helped him slam-dunk his learning goals.
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Inspired changemaker paves the way for future young leaders

Inspired changemaker paves the way for future young leaders

Wed, 7th November 2018
Western Chances alumni Dr Garang Dut has a remarkable story. From childhood poverty to scholarship recipient, to an inspiring community leader. In Garang’s speech at the 2017 Good Business Forum, he expressed how he believed that supporting Western Chances and helping young people to achieve, means investing in a better community.
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Creating opportunities for young people is a way of life for scholarship nominator

Creating opportunities for young people is a way of life for scholarship nominator

Tue, 18th December 2018
After seeing the difference Western Chances makes in her students’ lives, Jane Williamson is committed to helping more young people access scholarship opportunities.
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Scholarship recipient makes the right moves toward career in medicine

Scholarship recipient makes the right moves toward career in medicine

Tue, 30th October 2018
Anita Milkovich has wanted to study medicine for as long as she can remember. As a child, Anita spent a fair amount of time in hospitals.
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Western Chances alumni and tertiary recipient networking event

Western Chances alumni and tertiary recipient networking event

Fri, 19th October 2018
The first Western Chances Alumni and Recipient Networking Event was a resounding success. There was so much positive energy in the room as our alumni and tertiary recipients gathered with corporate supporters to make new connections and share dreams of their future.
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