BA(IS) student Natassia Bell has recently won RMIT's JN McNicol Prize. For this prize, "The selection panel look for someone with an outstanding academic record in a bachelor degree course who displays leadership potential and initiative."
Since graduating in 2017, Ms Bell has been working for the The Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies (ACICIS), which is a non-profit consortium of universities that develops and coordinates high quality, in-country study options in Indonesia. Her work has included encouraging and enabling students at RMIT to take advantage of generously funded opportunities to study in Indonesia. She has also been working as a tutor for RMIT's Ngarara Willim Centre, and as a research assistant to Julian Lee in a project funded by Red Cross Australia on humanitarian sensibilities in Australia.