Rotary International District 1090
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Providing opportunities for young professionals (non-Rotarians) to participate in a 4-week exchange visit to another Rotary District in another country.
The Group Study Exchange Programme (GSE)
Chairman: Karen Eveleigh (Oxford Spires)
The 2012-13 Exchange is with District 9670, North of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.
Our team are enjoying a great time 'DownUnder'. You can follow the team's BLOG here
Welcome Home Rally : Tuesday 4 June 7.00pm at Harleyford Golf Club details
The incoming Australian team were in our District from 11th February until 15th March, and as in previous years, were hosted by clubs across the District who organised vocational and cultural visits for the team members. Thank you to the host clubs: Bicester, Banbury Cherwell, Gerrard’s Cross, Marlow and Marlow Thames, Reading Matins.
It was a real pleasure and privilege to host this lively team. They impressed and made freinds wherever they went.
Meet team leader Chris and her five team members below:
|Christine Roach||Nicole Bailey||Meridith Cameron||Kate Cavanagh||Belinda Latimore||Samantha Wolfe|
Team Leader: Christine Roach, a Project Manager for the New South Wales Rural Doctors Network.
Nicole Bailey, a Case Manager for Life Without Barriers. (support and advocacy for young children and families escaping domestic violence)
Meredith Cameron, Director of a long day care centre/ early childhood teacher
Kate Cavanagh, a Research Project Officer / Laboratory Research Chemist
Belinda Latimore, a Social Worker for Hunter New England Health
Samantha Wolfe, a Community Health Centre Clinical Psychologist
The team from our district left for Australia on 9th March and their GSE trip will run until mid April.
|Frank Knowles||Matt Brown||Donna Bunker||Paul Devlin||Arun Osborn|
Team Leader: Frank Knowles, from Maidenhead Rotary Club.
Matt Brown, Network Test Engineer at Cisco Systems, sponsored by Reading Matins Club
Donna Bunker, Business Support Officer at Action for Children, sponsored by Marlow Thames Club
Paul Devlin, Thames Valley Police Officer, sponsored by Bicester Rotary Club
Arun Osborne, Network Engineer at Cisco Systems, sponsored by Reading Matins Rotary Club
The Farewell Rally to bid farewell to the visiting GSE team returning to New South Wales and bon voyage to our District 1090 team for their departure to Australia was held on Tuesday 5 March at Maidenhead Holiday Inn.
Argentina Exchange Visits: April/May 2011 and March 2012
Group members have given presentations to clubs about their fantastic visit
|161-EN||GSE Team member application|
|21/July/2012||Candidates Information for Australia D9670 visit, 2013|
|21/July/2012||Employers Information for Australia D9670 visit, 2013|
|21/July/2012||Club Information for Australia D9670 visit, 2013|
|160-EN-(706)||RI Group Study Exchange brochure|