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Hayley Biddle

Class Year: 2019

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Western Australia

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: WA

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Hayley Biddle

Class Year: 2019

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Western Australia

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: WA

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Biography

I am driven to contribute purposefully in creating a sense of place and belonging, particularly for those who may be at the beginning of their journey to calling Australia home, and providing opportunities of cultural exploration through art to children from immigrant or refugee families. Hands on crafts can cross language barriers and have the ability to provide ways of expression that may be difficult for people to voice.


I hold a strong fondness for clay and ceramics. I believe such a tactile and centuries old material that is universal, that incorporates sciences and technology and cultures of the globe, is a powerful tool. With this belief, I see many opportunities in how it can create cultural awareness and bring together communities

 

My other passions include animal welfare, taking on life the best I can with a sustainable and environmentally conscious attitude, and trying my best to learn Korean. I enjoy gardening in my free time and when I get to spend it with my lovely community city farm team!

Interests & Passions

  • Keeping traditional crafts alive
  • Sustainability
  • Animal welfare
  • Community support
  • Creating cultural awareness

"This scholarship gives me the opportunity to meet, create relationships and collaborate with like-minded people from all walks of life."


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