Options Education Agency, The Gateway To Studying In Australia
NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 3- To many Kenyans, it’s safe to assume that Australia was just another far-flung continent they wouldn’t tell much about, yet when Kenyan-born Lucy Gichuhi won the Senatorial seat for South Australia in 2017, many developed an interest in the country.
Shattering ceilings, she became the first Senator of African descent thrusting the country into the limelight just like Barrack Obama did when he became the US President in 2008.
It’s her story, moving to a foreign land with her family in 1999, defying odds, finding her voice and eventually making history that has raised curiosity among Kenyans about Australia.
According to research findings, when Kenyan students are looking to further their education abroad, the UK, US, Canada and Australia are the most common options. Australia, in particular, has consistently attracted Kenyans who prefer the favourable weather and flexible study/work programs and regulations.
With the US recently experiencing tense race relations as immigration rules are being tightened under President Donald Trump, perhaps more Kenyan students should think of following Senator Gichuhi.
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By Dannish Odongo
February 3, 2018
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