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Madison Anning

Class Year: 2022

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Adelaide

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: SA

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Madison Anning

Class Year: 2022

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Adelaide

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: SA

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Biography

I have long been an avid language learner with particular interests in Mandarin and Korean. This has naturally extended into a passion for Asian culture, society and history more broadly. I enjoy exploring these topics through reading, travelling and artistic pursuits such as painting and photography.

 

As a third-year International Relations student, I have also gained a deep appreciation for global diversity and how it influences our everyday interactions here in Australia. My hope is to foster greater intercultural understanding amongst the public by sparking others’ curiosity in Asian language and culture, as my area of interest. I believe that breaking cultural barriers in this way would be to the benefit of cross-cultural endeavours in all sectors and may transform our differences into opportunities.

Skills & Expertise

  • Cultural studies
  • Mandarin
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Intercultural understanding and collaboration
  • Indo-Pacific studies

"I consider the Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship to be a powerful support system that will provide me with the resources and confidence to pursue my personal and professional goals of living, working and learning in Asia."


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