University scholarship winners
This University Scholarships Program provides an incentive for undergraduate and postgraduate university students to undertake logistics and supply chain streams and majors, with the aim of pursuing careers in these areas.
Three scholarships have been awarded – One of $2,500 at undergraduate level and two of $5,000 each at postgraduate level. Each award includes membership of the LAA and will contribute to course-related costs.
The Undergraduate Scholarship for 2009 goes to Rebecca Ryan, from the University of South Australia. Rebecca is undertaking a Bachelor of Management (Logistics and Supply Chain Management).
The winners of the Postgraduate Scholarships for 2009 are Victoria Rose and Javik Vukasinovic.
Victoria Rose is currently enrolled in a Masters of Logistics Management, University of Sydney, and Javik Vukasinovic is undertaking a Master of Science ( Logistics) at the University of Wollongong. Certificate of Business, majoring in Supply Chain Management at Victoria University.
The program’s sponsor, Swisslog Australia, has been a “Friend of the LAA” since 2000 and is a global provider of integrated logistics solutions for automatic or manual warehouses and distribution centres. Swisslog solutions deliver accuracy, flexibility, and quality of service. They are designed to provide true business benefit and competitive advantage.
LAA Ltd has a solid record in promoting excellence in logistics and supply chain education. The 2009 Scholarships program further fosters growth of Australian tertiary education in these areas.