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Look at our Young Achievers!


​Joshua Velez, Emily Arnold &

Lachlan Gravolin-McPake

​Congratulations to Year 10 students Emily Arnold, Lachlan Gravolin-McPake and Joshua Velez whom have been selected to participate in the University of Queensland Young Achievers Program (UQYAP). This program is an exciting initiative which aims to support the tertiary study and career aspirations of deserving secondary school students. Designed to assist students to complete Years 11 and 12 and succeed at university, the focus of the UQ Young Achievers Program is to nurture and develop the educational ambitions of participants through mentoring, financial assistance and opportunities for personal growth and leadership development.


The UQ Young Achievers Program provides a valuable support framework to enable participating students to realise their potential. The University of Queensland is committed to the long-term sustainability of this important initiative and the benefits it will bring, not only to participants, but also to their families, schools and communities.

Successful applicants had to be highly motivated students who demonstrate academic potential to succeed at university on the completion of Year 12, along with other strict criteria