UBTECH Scholarship Press Release

Imagine coming home from school and there is a knock on the door. Your mum opens the door and a stranger walks in and gives you a cheque for $4,000 and a robot. This is exactly what happened to Luke Aylmore from Western Australia.

He recently received a wonderful surprise when Andrew Waddington turned up at Luke’s home to present him with an UBTECH scholarship. The scholarship is to assist Luke to achieve a long-held dream to go with One Giant Leap Australia on their Space Camp USA Tour in 2021. Andrew also presented Luke with one of UBTECH’s robot kits. Andrew said, “It was wonderful to see the excitement in Luke’s eyes when we were able to fulfill one of his dreams. It is one of those moments I will never forget!”

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KIBO Robot Programming Challenge – GADGET GIRLS

Several of our One Giant Leap Australia Foundation student ambassadors joined with some of their friends to create a team , ‘The Gadget Girls’, to enter this year’s KIBO-Robot Programming Challenge (RPC). This is an educational competition to solve various given problems by designing code to control real robots in the International Space Station (ISS).…

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Future Leader Academy

In January I was invited to travel to Sydney to participate in the ‘Future Leader Academy’, run by the One Giant Leap Australia Foundation as part of their Student Ambassador Program. It was such a great time spent with other student ambassadors, where were given so many opportunities to try new things and speak to…

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