Youth Exchange Program

The Rotary Club of Rutherglen has, since charter, been a very strong supporter of the Rotary Youth Exchange  Program.

Rotary Youth Exchange AustraliaThe exchange program includes both hosting inbound students and sponsoring outbound students on either short term 6 week program or a long term 12 month program with other Rotary clubs around the world.

For outbound students the program runs from:

  • Long term (12 mths) January to January
  • Short term (6 weeks) December to January

Further information is availble from the following Rotary websites or by emailing our youth director.

Rotary Australia:,
District 9790:
District Facebook:


Inbound Students
Year Name Town Country
1990-1991    Karl Kristensen Horslunde DENMARK
1991-1992 Anitha Aswath Bangalore INDIA
1992-1993 Meredith Lilly Trenton Ontario CANADA
1994-1995 Giuliano Chiavone (Juba)    Sao Paulo BRAZIL
1996-1997 Naka Uematsu Sakaide Kagawa   JAPAN
1999-2000 Julie I-ete Liege BELGIUM
2001-2002 Opale Oumghar Lille FRANCE
2003-2004 Sean Keegan Rutherglen SCOTLAND  
2005-2006 Gesa Wilken Leer GERMANY
2007-2008 Anton Olbers Vastra Forlunda SWEDEN
2009-2010 Edda Theis Payrac FRANCE
2011 Marina Koerich-Sada ltuporanga BRAZIL
2012-2013 Christian Moller Roskilde DENMARK
2015 Agatha Da Maia   Sao Bento do Sul BRAZIL
2017-2018 Jonte Maibaum Oldenburg GERMANY