Local heroes protecting wildlife and supporting students

17 Oct 2018
WPSQ award win
Acceptance of the award, featuring (L-R) Des Boyland, Policies and Campaigns Manager, WPSQ; Amanda Cooke, Work Integrated Learning, UQ; Robert Ewers, Manager Industry Engaged Learning, University of Adelaide (who presented the award on behalf of ACEN); and Matt Cecil, Projects Manager, WPSQ.

Wildlife champions at the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland (WPSQ) have been recognised for providing students with on-the-job learning opportunities.

The community environmental organisation was awarded the Australian Collaborative Education Network’s Local Hero Award for providing University of Queensland Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours) students with workplace mentoring, project experience, and industry connections.

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