Donald Cameron in action at the recent 2014 Swiss Trials
Donald Cameron in action at the recent 2014 Swiss Trials

Sporting scholars off to a flying start

100 elite athletes were inducted into the Macquarie University Sport Scholarship Program this year, and they’re already making waves.

Donald Cameron
International student Donald Cameron swam a personal best at the recent 2014 Swiss Trials, winning two silver medals and second best in the all-time Swiss rankings for the 200m and 400m Individual Medleys Male. Read more

Larissa Tichon
Macquarie University Sports Scholar Larissa Tichon recently travelled to Melbourne to compete in the 24 hour National Championships for Ultra Marathon Running. She ran a staggering 202km to secure three Australian under 25 records.

Jimmy Tod-Hill & Tom Tulett
Along with members of their Sydney Nationals Team, Jimmy and Tom competed on Sunday 27 April 2014 at the Australian Ultimate Frisbee National Championships, successfully taking out the title for the third consecutive year.

Alexandra Gallo
Alexandra recently competed in the University and Schools Championships and the Aussie Open Championships in Taekwondo, where she won a silver and gold medal respectively.

As a member of the Elite Athlete Friendly University (EAFU) scheme, Macquarie University supports elite student athletes in achieving both their sporting and academic goals through the provision of Sport Scholarships, support and flexible study options.

Find out more about our sports scholarships.