Alumni student Zakieh Hamidian receives university scholarship

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University scholarship recipient is Zakieh Hamidian – an ethnic Hazara. Her family had to flee Iran after the death of her father.  They were granted humanitarian visas and settled in Coffs Harbour. Zakieh was a student at Bishop Druitt College from 2012-2015.

Zakieh is now studying business management.

“In our culture we do not have very many women that they are like businesswoman and I want to break this barrier which is unfortunately still in our culture” she said.

The full story is viewable on SBS at this link.

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/08/27/two-refugees-become-inaugural-winners-university-scholarship

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