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Arienne Coate

Class Year: 2022

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: Murdoch University

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: WA

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Arienne Coate

Class Year: 2022

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: Murdoch University

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: WA

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Biography

I grew up in regional Western Australia and have always had a strong interest in grassroots initiatives and the experiences of those with backgrounds different from my own. As a law and global politics and policy student, I am passionate about international law and Asian-Australian policy relations.


My previous work with Non-Governmental Organisations in South-East Asia has shown me that it is possible for our region to move beyond formal trade agreements and develop regional solutions to human rights crises. Following the completion of my studies, I aspire to a career in research and human rights advocacy.

 

Outside of my studies, I am an avid reader and enjoy travelling and immersing myself in new experiences and cultures. I understand the importance of people-to-people connections and celebrating our differences. I look forward to studying in Hong Kong and forming new relationships and perspectives.

Skills & Expertise

  • Legal research
  • Social justice
  • Volunteering
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • NGOs and human rights advocacy

"The scholarship has opened up a world full of opportunities and encouraged me to dream bigger and believe in myself."


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