Feb 2013 - December 2014
Master's of Urban Planning:
Research on Oceanophilic Design for Wellness
“Oceanophilia in Design and Planning: Exploring the physiological and psychological benefits of the ocean on humans, and how a nature-integrated approach to strategic design and planning can help foster the health & wellness of individuals in coastal communities"
Master's thesis exploring innovative Biophilic and Oceanophilic design and planning strategies that councils, architects and developers can utilise to enhance the amenity of coastal towns and promote the health and livelihood of residents while encouraging environmental awareness and integration. Thesis completion: 2014.
The University of Melbourne, Australia
3.7 GPA - Scholarship
Sept 2007 - July 2011
Bachelor's of Sociology
A degree program exploring the underpinnings for an awareness of modern and traditional social systems in the United States and internationally. Methodology typically analysed from an economic, cultural and socio-structural basis to gain a perspective of how societies and subsets of people within these societies are organised, develop and coexist.
University of California, Santa Cruz
3.8 GPA - Magna cum Laude Honours
RECOGNITION & AWARDS
Awarded to top 5% academically ranked international students at Masters course intake at The University of Melbourne.
INTERNATIONAL POSTGRADUATE COURSEWORK AWARD
FUTURE CEO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
The CEO Institute competitive scholarship supports the professional development of women in business, including a three-year membership to the Perth CEO Institute.
JRD GROUP SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
A scholarship providing financial and mentorship support to one student each year in the state of Victoria who is best able to demonstrate a true passion for their field whilst showing academic progress in their chosen academic program.
MAGNA CUM LAUDE DISTINCTION AND HONOURS IN SOCIOLOGY BA
Awarded to top 5% academically ranked students at The University of California, Santa Cruz.