Workforce Development Scholarship recipient – Samuel Hidray Equbazgi

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Former Eritrean refugee, Samuel Hidray Equbazgi, is in his third year of a Social Work degree at the University of Canterbury. Last year, he was a recipient of the Pegasus Health Workforce Development Scholarship. In Eritrea, Samuel worked for the national television station. “I had a diploma in journalism so I went to work for

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Applications are now open for the Pegasus Workforce Development Scholarships 2022

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We are delighted to invite students who identify as Māori, Pacific or from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities to take part in the Pegasus Health Workforce Development Scholarships for 2022. If you study medicine, nursing, or allied health – apply now! Scholarships are available for students in various stages of medicine, nursing and allied

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Scholarship leads to positive force in Māori health sector

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Kaimana (Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa) is currently completing her third-year nursing studies at Ara Institute of Canterbury in Ōtautahi Christchurch and says receiving a Pegasus Health Workforce Development Scholarship has made a massive difference to her life. “I was a school drop-out at aged 16 and a young mother at 18,” says Kaimana. “I remember learning

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Bringing Inclusion to Health Services

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In 2014 Arshi Nadeem left India to come to Aotearoa New Zealand to further her nursing career and “explore and see different worlds”. She already had six and a half years of study behind her with a Bachelor of Science and Diploma of Nursing and was working in her home in Delhi as a School

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