UQ linguist named Queensland’s 2022 Rhodes Scholar

28 Oct 2021
Thalia Smith.

University of Queensland alumnus Tahlia Smith will be heading to Oxford after being named Queensland's 2022 Rhodes Scholar.
Ms Smith, who graduated as Valedictorian from UQ in 2019 with a Bachelor of International Studies and a Diploma of Languages studying both French and Spanish, currently works as a global engagement advisor at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission.

“As a public servant during the global pandemic, I understand the critical importance of effective public policy and strong international collaboration during times of uncertainty,” Ms Smith said.

Ms Smith plans to study a Master in Diplomatic Studies at Oxford University followed by a Master of Public Policy.

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