6. Arik Gutler Ofir

Sponsor Club: Israel, District 2490

As a citizen of Israel, Arik has been heavily involved in establishing and producing multi-cultural actives for Arabs and Jewish students. With a bachelors degree with major in history and general studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, he has used his knowledge of theatre to create peace by involving people in theatre workshops.

He hopes that his experiences and education at UQ will enable him to establish a multi-cultural art centres in the north of Israel and promote peace in this historically troubled area.

Picture: Arik speaking at an anti-war rally, during the war in Lebanon 2006, Vancouver Canada.