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Computer Science students recognised by the Australian Computer Society

Thursday, 19 November 2009

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Ten ECU students have been awarded scholarships from the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Certificates of recognition were presented to the students during a ceremony at Parliament House hosted by the Honourable Troy Buswell, Treasurer; Minister for Science and Innovation and Patron of the ACS Foundation in Western Australia.

The scholarships are donated by industry organisations and as part of the scholarships the students spend a period of valuable work experience working on projects at the donor organisations.

Scholarship recipients from the School of Computer and Security Science include:

  • Baden Morgan, sponsored by Western Power
  • Dipesh Man Shakya, sponsored by Rio Tinto
  • Cyndi Bezant, sponsored by Rio Tinto
  • David Craggs, sponsored by Edith Cowan University
  • Diane Currenti, sponsored by Vario Wellness Clinic
  • Dervish Musovic, sponsored by Landgate
  • Suppachart Tantisureeporn, co-sponsored by iVEC, the Department of Agriculture and Food and Edith Cowan University 
In addition, ECU student Diva Bhusal received a Certificate of Recognition for her volunteer work with the Association for the Blind of WA.

Two students from ECU South West were also awarded scholarships.

Sean Kenny and Graham Stewart received ACS Foundation scholarships sponsored by WA Country Health Services, South West.

The ACS Foundation was established in 2001 to encourage both private and public sponsorship of IT higher education and research projects in order to create a highly skilled workforce.


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