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An RMIT University project is giving asylum seekers a chance to transform their lives

As Australia welcomes back international students, a Victorian university is helping refugee students achieve their education dreams by offering a unique scholarship.

Farzaneh Dehghani has just achieved her dream to graduate as a civil engineer.

  • Stephanie Corsetti
  • SBS

Ms Dehghani, who came to Australia from Iran in 2013 and spent two years in a detention centre, said the opportunity had finally given her some stability in life.

“I can’t describe my feeling [in] words,” Ms Dehghani told SBS News on Wednesday at her graduation ceremony in Melbourne.

Ms Dehghani benefited from a scholarship program at RMIT University that gives asylum seekers and refugee students a chance to transform their…

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