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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

UOW students recognised among nation’s best young leaders

Samantha Law, a former Carroll College school captain and now UOW Engineering student has been named a winner in annual AFR GradConnection Top 100

Three University of Wollongong students including the former Carroll College school captain Samantha Law have been recognised among the nation’s brightest young minds, as part of GradConnection’s 2019 Top 100 Future Leaders.

Samantha Law (pictured, above), who is studying a double degree Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering (Honours), was named the winner of the Jacobs Engineering Consulting Award.

Fellow UOW students Kelly Gleeson, and Ann Pham were named finalists in their categories in the annual awards, which celebrate Australia’s best university students as they complete their tertiary studies.

Ms Law, the winner of her category, said good leadership takes many forms, but above all it about being a positive force for others. With one year to go in her degree, she is focused on how the issues of coastal sustainability and management.

“Leadership means being a role model in your field but also it is about being able to motivate and encourage people around a common goal,” Ms Law said.

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