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Augustus Short and Education

Augustus Short attended Westminster School, The Collegiate School of St Peter at Westminster in London from 1811–1820. For his final four years at the School he won, by academic competition, a prestigious scholarship as a King’s Scholar, a scholarship first created by Queen Elizabeth I. He later reminisced, “I now more fully realise than ever […]

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Alumni in Focus: Louise Thomas

Co-founder and mechatronics engineer at Tensorfield Agriculture, Augustus Short Scholarship recipient and Bachelor of Engineering graduate Louise Thomas is this month’s Alumni in Focus. Tensorfield Agriculture is a startup dedicated to providing farmers with the next generation of agricultural machinery. Louise’s business endeavours have taken her worldwide. She currently lives between Shenzhen, China, where she […]

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Connor Bakaj Augustus Short Scholarship Appeal Recipient 2018

Scholarship makes move to Adelaide possible for Renmark student

Some of Australia’s highest achieving students risk never making it to university because they live in regional or rural areas, or are experiencing financial hardship. If it wasn’t for the Augustus Short Scholarship, an endowed fund which is generously supported by our alumni every year, Connor Bakaj might’ve been one of these students. Connor knew […]

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