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Narelle lines up for SA
The list of finalists for the Pharmacy
Student of the Year is growing.
The latest addition is South Australian
winner, Narelle Smith from the
University of South Australia. She will
join NAPSA wild card entrant Connie
Arronis from the University of Sydney at
the National Final at PAC13 in Brisbane
at the Brisbane Exhibition Centre,
International student nalist
Charles Sturt University (CSU) PhD
student Saba Nabi has been named a
finalist in the NSW International Student
of the Year Awards.
At a ceremony in Sydney last month
Ms Nabi, from India, received a certificate
as one of six finalists in the Awards'
Higher Education category.
A PhD student in the University's School
of Biomedical Sciences, she last year
became the first international student
elected to CSU's governing body,
the University Council.
The NSW International Student of the
Year Awards is a State Government
program to celebrate the outstanding
contributions international students
make to NSW.
Ms Nabi moved from New Delhi
to Wagga Wagga in 2011 with her
husband and young daughter to study
risk management in the Australian
Ms Nabi said, 'I love regional Australia.
I really enjoy being involved with
students, representing them in various
clubs like the International Students Club
and the Islamic Student Association.'
She is also the postgraduate student
representative on the University's Faculty
of Science Board; a student mentor for
students who commenced in 2013;
a member of CSU Green and Australasian
Campuses towards Sustainability;
and is involved with the CSU Health
'I'm pleased to have the opportunity to
represent the students and to build closer
relationships with the University's faculty
and management,' Ms Nabi said.
'I've been involved in student
representation since my school days.
In India students are very active and I
hope to encourage this among students
at Charles Sturt University. I would like
to see students become more confident
in expressing their views and for them
to participate in more areas outside of
Ms Nabi completed a Bachelor of
Pharmacy in 2006 and a Master of
Business Administration (Pharmaceutical
Administration) in 2008 at Jamia Hamdard
University in New Delhi. During that
time she was the Joint Secretary of
Academic/Literary Committee at the
university and was also a member of
the National Service Scheme (NSS)
which works for the empowerment of
women and underprivileged sections
of Indian society. She has also worked
as a business development executive
in a pharmaceutical multinational
Consumer attitudes to ADRs
The list of international speakers at the
The 4th Global Drug safety Conference and
Exposition in Brisbane is growing.
The laest to be
Professor of Social
Pharmacy and head
of the Division of
in Medicines and
Health at the School of Pharmacy,
University of Nottingham in the UK. She
will be speaking on consumer attitudes to
direct reporting of adverse drug reactions --
The UK experience.
Her research interests include the role
of community pharmacists in improving
public health, people's experiences
of using medicines and transforming
pharmacy education globally. She has
published more than 100 refereed papers,
one book, eight book chapters and
numerous conference abstracts.
Professor Anderson is a member of the
Royal Pharmaceutical Society, a past
president of the Academic Section of the
International Pharmaceutical Federation
(FIP), is a lead on pharmacy education
for FIP and is working on academic and
She also chaired a FIP working
group on the pharmacy workforce.
She is International Associate
Editor of the American Journal of
The 4th Global Drug safety Conference
and Exposition will be held in Brisbane
14--16 October at theBrisbane Exhibition
Centre immediately following PAC13.
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