Study NT student ambassadors announced

NT Government

Twenty international students from the Northern Territory have been selected as ambassadors for 2024.

The Study NT Student Ambassador program provides a platform for students to share their study journey and promote the benefits of studying in Australia’s Northern Territory.

International students strengthen cultural, social and economic ties and bring diversity to the Territory community and valuable skills to our workforce.

More than 5,000 international students are currently enrolled to study with one of the Territory’s 25 education and training providers, contributing $165 million to the economy and supporting more than 590 jobs.

During their year-long appointment, ambassadors undertake professional development; attend networking events with local businesses and international delegations; engage with other students and Territory employers; and receive valuable volunteering and work experience.

The 2024 Student Ambassadors who come from around the world are:

Chyntia Elsinta Indrawati from Indonesia studying at Charles Darwin University;Cong Do (Peter) Le from Vietnam studying at Charles Darwin University;Deepak Chhetry, Sandhya Sidgel, Sanjaya Paneru and Shiraz Shrestha from Nepal and studying at Charles Darwin University;Engeldis Hefriadi Moat (Engelo) Bano from Indonesia studying at Australian City International College;Hoang Son (Billy) Nguyen from Vietnam studying at Canterbury Institute of Management;Kathryn Cruz who is also a Study NT scholarship recipient and Rachel Am Zarate from the Philippines both studying at Alana Kaye College;Maged Mohamed from Egypt studying at Charles Darwin University;Mohammad Jobaidul (Fahim) Hoque and Zaunayat (Zau) Khan from Bangladesh studying at Charles Darwin University;Muskaan Dhirani from Tanzania studying at Charles Darwin University;Ruobin Zhang and Yao Ni both from China both studying at Charles Darwin University;Sabrina Doha who is also the recipient of the Australian Awards Scholarship from Bangladesh studying at Charles Darwin University;Stella Piva from Italy studying at International House Business College;Steven Calderon from Colombia studying at Darwin City College; andTrung Nguyen from Vietnam studying at Haileybury Rendall School.

To learn more about the Study NT student ambassadors and alumni and studying in the Territory visit []

Quotes attributable to Acting Minister for Skills, Training and International Education Chansey Paech:

“I thank the 2023 Study NT Student Ambassadors for their important contributions to the Territory throughout the year and extend a very warm welcome to the 2024 ambassadors.

“In 2022, the international education sector was worth $165 million to the NT economy, and we want to boost the number of students to 10,000 in the coming years as the new Charles Darwin University city campus is finalised.”

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