The RESN Outreach Team are involved in contacting schools, and bringing their students on-board with RESN. To learn more about our team, click on a photo!
Head of Outreach: Damian Grubnic
Damian graduated VCE in 2016 and and is in his fourth year at Monash University. Damian joined RESN as an outreach presenter in early 2019 having worked and volunteered as a tutor for all ages since 2014. Damian loves history and hopes to study it further after completing his bachelor.
Alec completed his VCE in 2017 and is currently studying a Bachelor of Engineering and Commerce at Monash University. His involvement in refugee tutoring from a young age has made him aware of the educational struggles faced by under-privileged children. Alec is excited to implement his interpersonal and organisational skills in giving back to the community.
Brendan completed VCE in 2016 as a School Executive Prefect, Vice-Captain for Debating, and a University of Melbourne Kwong Lee Dow Young Scholar. He is currently studying an Arts Degree majoring in Anthropology & Spanish at Monash University. He is acutely aware of the difficulties faced by refugees, under-privileged children and people living with disabilities – having volunteered and worked professionally in education programs for these people.
Ethan graduated VCE in 2016. His desire to understand social policy and global and local inequality led him to studying Law and Arts at Monash University. Having interned in well-being policy at the Victorian Parliament, Ethan brings to his work at RESN an urge to see innovative solutions which break down barriers and support all young Australians to pursue their passions and interests.
Kara completed the IB in 2016 as an Executive Prefect at her high school. She is currently studying Arts/Law (Honours) at Monash University. Prior to this she took a gap year and worked as a Program Assistant on school camps. She loves engaging and connecting with students and hopes to further her studies by completing a Masters in Education and Developmental Psychology.
Lachlan completed his VCE in 2017, graduating as a House Captain. He is currently in his final year of Global Studies at Monash University and has a particular interest in governance, policy and youth engagement. His background in youth leadership and social change, alongside his passion for educational equity, drive him to help students achieve their full potential.
Solomon graduated in 2016 from Gippsland Grammar. In his final year he was School Captain and House Captain, and graduated as runner-up dux. During his time at GGS he was a keen clay target shooter and is still an avid outdoorsman. Solomon took a gap year where he worked to save for moving to Canberra to study Engineering and Commerce as a double degree. During his gap year he tutored students in chemistry, maths and physics – all of which he is very passionate about. He aims to move into the development of renewable energies through engineering.