2017 – Visiting student at Mahidol University, Thailand. Studying creative writing, literature, communication, media and sociocultural perspectives of Southeast Asia
2017: Thai Language Certificate. Lanta International Language School, Thailand.
2013 – Current: Bachelor of Visual Arts / Bachelor of Education (Secondary), with a second major in English. Southern Cross University.
2005 – 2006: Diploma of Fine Art. Hornsby TAFE.
2004: Certificate 3 in Fine Art. Hunter Street TAFE.
2003: High School Certificate. Gosford Christian School.
2016: New Colombo Plan Scholarship. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
2016: Dean’s Honours List for Education. Southern Cross University.
2015: The Kaske Printmaking Award
2015: Dean’s Honours List for Education. Southern Cross University.
2015: Two Academic Achievement Awards. Southern Cross University.
2014: Academic Achievement Award. Southern Cross University.
‘Night Walk’ poem, Coastlines 6 anthology, Southern Cross University (2016).
‘Leda and the Skinny Leg Jeans’ and ‘Koonorigan’ poems, Beyond the Rainbow magazine (2016).
‘Skeletons Lurk’ poem, Northerly magazine (2016).
‘Koonorigan’ poem, Episteme online journal (2015).
‘Sara Khamkoed on Anxiety and Creativity at the Byron Bay Writers Festival with Mia Freedman, Andrew Knight and Ramona Koval’ Rochford Street Review (2015).
‘The Juxtaposition of Beauty and Ugliness: Sara Khamkoed Discusses John Dahlsen’s Session at the Byron Bay Writers Festival’ Rochford Street Review (2015).
‘The Byron Bay Writers Festival on the Road: Sara Khamkoed Encounters 5 Writers in Alstonville’ Rochford Street Review (2015).
‘Connections: Sara Khamkoed reviews ‘Interchange: A Printmaking Dialogue between Australia and Thailand’ at the Mosman Art Gallery’ Rochford Street Review (2015).
‘Ghost Catching with a Dress’, ‘The Silent Carriage’ & ‘Whitehaven’ Indo-Australian Anthology Of Short Fiction. New Delhi: Authorspress (2014).
2017 Volunteer at ‘Sikkha Asia Foundation’, Thailand. Work involves running a weekly Story Time class for children at the Khlong Toei Community Library. This includes storytelling, songs, games and art/craft activities.
2017 Volunteer at ‘Always Reading Caravan’, Thailand. A not-for-profit organisation promoting the joy of reading and learning. Current work includes proofreading and developing illustrations for the website.
2015 Media Representative, Byron Bay Writers Festival, Australia. Work included writing reviews and conducting interviews with writers and artists for online journal Rochford Street Review.
2010 English, Drama and Storytime Teacher, ‘Jolly Phonics Learning Centre’, Thailand. Work included teaching lessons and developing educational resources for children aged 1 – 7 years old.
2009 High School English Teacher, ‘GIE Education’, Thailand.
2009 Volunteer English Teacher, ‘Raise and Support the Poor Organisation’, Cambodia.
2003 – 2014 Owner/Children’s Entertainer, ‘Little Munchkins Entertainment’, Australia.