Latin America

Rio De Janeiro and the Australian bush

The Ecuadorian Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Raul Gangontena and his Deputy Head Ms Susan Chiriboga visited the University of Melbourne to meet with Ecuadorian students on Thursday 13th March. The Ambassador was interested to hear from students about their experience at the University of Melbourne. He also highlighted the purpose of the SENESCYT scholarship program and the role graduates of the program play in helping the development of Ecuador.

Violeta Berrios speaking at the official welcome for students who have a scholarship from their home government or country. Violeta is on a CONICYT scholarship from the Chilean Government and is undertaking a Master of Education by Research. Her thesis is on curriculum and pedagogical changes in higher education.