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Claudia Agius

Class Year: 2021

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Adelaide

State: SA

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Claudia Agius

Class Year: 2021

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Adelaide

State: SA

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Biography

I am a second-year Japanese and Linguistics student, enthusiastic about language learning and social justice. After beginning Japanese studies in secondary school, I have developed a love for the language and culture. These studies also ignited a passion for language revival and cross-cultural communication.

 

I am incredibly excited to return to Japan, where I hope to improve my socio-linguistic understanding, learn more about language preservation of the Japanese Indigenous languages and volunteer with Non-Profit Organisations. In the future, I hope to have a career in Translation and Interpreting, working between Australia and Asia to address international issues and solve global problems.

 

Outside of study, I enjoy listening to music, running and drinking good coffee. As a feminist, I spend my time increasing my understanding of the experiences of women around the world through reading. I believe education and understanding are the first steps in creating change.

Skills & Expertise

  • Japanese culture and language
  • Social justice
  • Linguistics
  • Leadership
  • Music and photography

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