Zaki Haidari


Fleeing war torn Afghanistan, Zaki arrived in Australia as an asylum seeker. He received a scholarship to study business, realising a lifelong dream to get an education. He volunteers at his local council, giving back to the community who took him in.

Zaki was awarded as our 2015 International Student of the Year – take a look at his amazing story filmed by ABC as part of a series of short films about international students studying in NSW.