Hallmark Program news

Hallmark students visits Japan to explore a “nuclear future”

Third-year International Relations student, Robert Murphy, recently completed a study tour to Japan as part of the Hallmark program. Robert sat down with the La Trobe News team to talk about his recent study tour of Japan ‘A Nuclear Future? - Power, Peace and Possibility - Hiroshima to Fukushima and Beyond’ and the Hallmark program. Continue reading...

Hallmark students visit Bangkok for Leadership Symposium at the UN

La Trobe Students, Ashley Eadon and Charlotte Usher, recently attended the University Scholarship Leadership Symposium at the UN as part of the Hallmark Program. Continue reading...

Hallmark Scholars visit China

A group of 17 Hallmark Scholars and two of our Hallmark academic staff, Dr Hannah Schurholz and Dr Linda Kirkman, visited Hong Kong and China to study the effects of the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake and the road to recovery. Continue reading...

La Trobe students at the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris!

The 9th UNESCO Youth Forum – Young Global Citizens for a Sustainable Planet – took place in Paris, France on the 26 -28 October 2015 with seven La Trobe students joining 500 young women and men from around the world to explore climate change, sustainable development and other major themes facing humanity and our environment.

Hallmark Scholar Matt Marasco followed up his UNESCO Paris experience with a trip to Tunisia in March 2016 to attend a two day event on Foresight and Social Transformations hosted by the Tunisian Institute for Strategic Studies and UNESCO. More information here in his blog.

Hallmark scholars attended Forum in Canberra

Hallmark scholars Alyssa Britnell and Lachlan Miles were selected to represent LTU at the National Student Leadership Forum in Canberra, 1–4 September 2016.

Hallmark scholars in Hanoi

Second year Hallmark Scholars Annabelle Pendlebury and Gavin Height were selected to represent La Trobe University at the 7th University Scholar Leadership Symposium in Hanoi in August 2016.

Hallmark scholars engage with the Australian Futures Project

Hallmark Scholars Matthew Marasco and Eva Warden participated in the Actions for NSW Agriculture interactive design session in Sydney which is one outcome of our collaboration with the Australian Futures Project. Matthew also completed his research internship with the Australian Futures Project.