Stuart has recently completed a Bachelor of Arts, with an extended major in Anthropology, minoring in Philosophy at the University of Queensland, and will be commencing an honours year (anthropology) in 2018. In 2016, Stuart undertook a winter internship at the Kimberley Land Council working alongside anthropologists and lawyers in the Native Title setting. In 2017, he completed a winter scholarship through the Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation (ITaLI) at UQ, working in partnership with staff and students analysing interview data and producing literature for publication. More recently, Stuart has co-presented a student keynote at the Students as Partners Roundtable in Adelaide, and has been working on the evaluation of the Students as Partners pilots at UQ.