“But those who are now refugees in Europe, but may want to decide to come to study here, they may use this opportunity to come to study here. Australia has some of the best universities in the world, and we could definitely take advantage of that.”
Mr Myroshnychenko said Australia’s aid for Ukraine increased after Mr Albanese met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv last month.
“Ukraine is making a request for more coal because winter is coming, and we don’t have access to our thermal coal, which we have here in Queensland.”
‘Incredible, amazing’: Students reflect on experience of asking Zelenskyy a direct question
“It was so good to see the human face of the President of Ukraine, the president of the country, which is fighting war against Russia.”
Bridget Shelley, a first-year student of international security studies at ANU, said while it was intimidating to ask a world leader a direct question, she treasures the moment. Source: SBS News
Bridget Shelley, a first-year student of international security studies at ANU, said while it was intimidating to ask a world leader a direct question, she treasures the moment.
An archaeology and arts students at ANU, Olivia Claire Martin, asked Mr Zelenskky about the significance of Ukraine’s Eurovision this year and the importance of arts during a time of war.
Archaeology and arts student Olivia Claire Martin says she was very interested to hear Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s response to her question on the role of arts and Eurovision during wartime. Source: SBS News
She said she was nervous as a non-politics student, but his answer put her at ease.
“It just showed how big this is. There are definitely moments where even though I don’t have direct relations to Ukraine, you can sometimes forget how powerful the circumstances are. But a moment like this reminds you that is still going on and everyone needs to continuously do their part to contribute to helping Ukraine.”