National President at Council of International Students Australia Inc.
Bijay Sapkota is currently pursuing a Bachelors in Global Studies, after finishing his Diploma of Civil Engineering at UTS. A proud Nepalese national, Bijay is serving his second term as the National President of Council of International Students Australia(CISA), which is the peak national student representative body for all International students in Australia. He is also a member of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Council. He has been an ambassador for international students in numerous government conferences and consulting sessions. Bijay was also highly involved with the UTS Nepalese Society, serving as President in 2016, as well as Nepal Reports’ Chairman. His position has often made him a first point of contact for the media concerning stories regarding international students at Australian universities. By virtue of Bijay’s engagement in youth affairs (humanitarian and multicultural) in Nepal and Australia, Bijay was awarded with NSW International Student of the Year 2016 (co-winner). He was also awarded with Youth Inspiration Award 2017 by Hon. Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, former President of Nepal in the Youth SAARC Regional Conference held in Kathmandu.