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UNSW Friendships and Scholarships

I wanted to share with you all a beautiful story about friendship (and scholarships). At the start of each semester in Australia… More

Marion Finlay Associate Director


Marion Finlay


Associate Director


Marion holds a BA in Physical and Health Education from the University of Wollongong as well as a post graduate certificate in Careers Advising and Lifelong Learning. She has held a variety of positions within Australia and has extensive experience in designing and implementing outdoor education programs for disadvantaged youth. Marion has always loved to travel. She lived and worked overseas for a year at just 18 years of age and since worked in several countries including Norway, Greece and Canada. Marion joined the Arcadia University Australian team in 2007 as the student coordinator in Queensland. She has since moved to NSW and now supports students studying at Sydney, Wollongong and Canberra. Marion takes an active role in caring for her students ensuring they have appropriate housing and are meeting academic requirements and she has a strong focus on all areas of pastoral care. Marion loves meeting with her students and organizing regular events. She always encourages her students to become more involved in university life and Australian culture.

UNSW Friendships and Scholarships

Marion Finlay October 13, 2017

I wanted to share with you all a beautiful story about friendship (and scholarships). At the start of each semester in Australia we have students from all over the United states of America and the world meet for the first time at our Arcadia Orientation… More

Fall 2017 Events for New South Wales

Marion Finlay June 6, 2017

Fall Events for New South Wales Students We have some amazing co-curricular activities planned for the upcoming 2017 Fall semester! Take a look below to see just what is on offer in New South Wales this Fall. As well as the formal events listed below… More

Upcoming Oxfam Trailwalker Challenge

Marion Finlay August 13, 2015

In just a couple weeks’ time, I will be attempting to complete the 100km Oxfam Trailwalker in Sydney. I will be navigating my way through 100km (62 miles) of bush trails in just 48 hours on a team of four people. The Oxfam Trailwalker originally began… More

New Arrivals!

Marion Finlay August 12, 2015

At the Melbourne Center, we have been welcoming in all of our new students who have just recently arrived in Australia. We have been holding local events as well as welcome dinners right across the country. This is a great way to catch up with students… More

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