2012 Buddhist Studies Scholarships
The 60th Dhammachai Education Foundation Scholarships in Buddhist Studies for 2012 were presented by the Most Venerable Phrapalad Sudham Tiravanich, the Chairperson and General Secretary of the Foundation, during a visit to Dunedin.
The two scholarships (one for $2500, and one for $1500) are awarded annually to students in Buddhist Studies who gain the best marks on RELS102. The scholarships were awarded to Ray Nukada and Andrea Hickman. Prizes were also awarded for outstanding performance on other papers in Buddhist Studies. The recipients were Jordan Adams, Laura McLauchlan, Ali Idris, and Sharnita Atam.
Professor Brian Moloughney, PVC for Humanities, acknowledged on behalf of the University the Foundation's ongoing support for two staff in Buddhist Studies, Dr Chaisit Suwanvarangkul and Dr Elizabeth Guthrie.
Religion on the move
The Religion programme has now moved to the upper floor of 97 Albany Street (the brick building immediately behind the Burns Building). Most staff have moved already, Dr Kukkonen will move shortly. Staff mailtrays will remain on the fourth floor of the Burns Building.
News items from previous years are available in the news archive.