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Georgia Eccles | 22 Nov 2017

Rubbing shoulders with world leaders at APEC

Georgia put her global health and development knowledge to the test as a youth delegate at the APEC Summit in Vietnam.

Katharine Bassett | 17 Nov 2017

Fake it till you make it

Somewhere along the line I had been mistaken for someone smarter, and eventually I would be found out. So, what did I do? I smiled and I faked it.

Jack Muston | 13 Nov 2017

A geologist’s paradise in the Greek Islands

There’s a part of Greece that doesn’t feature in the travel guides: its world-class metamorphic eclogite-blueschist terranes.

Matthew Teh | 2 Nov 2017

A surreal visit to the sites of the Japanese tsunami

Like many Earth Science students, my passion for geoscience began with a simple fascination in volcanoes and earthquakes.

Stephanie Chen | 29 Aug 2017

Studying abroad together

Wouldn’t it be great if you could study overseas, and bring all your friends from home with you?

Brody Hannan | 31 Jul 2017

I spent my Winter studying at Oxford

Brody Hannan exchanged the mid-century architecture of the Chifley Library for the centuries-old cloisters of Oxford to undertake an IARU Global Summer Program.

Rachael Lowe | 19 Jul 2017

Is climate change irrelephant?

My name is Rachael and I've just returned from three months’ fieldwork in South Africa to answer the question: is climate change irrelephant?

Asha Naznin | 3 Jul 2017

A cheapskate’s guide to being an international student in Canberra

I know a guy who is really good at his job. His job—or maybe it’s more like his life’s mission—is to never pay for food.

Asha Naznin | 3 Jul 2017

How a double degree really can please everybody

When I was growing up, it was difficult for me to choose a study path that wasn’t defined by my parents.

Asha Naznin | 3 Jul 2017

ANU is my mum

When I fell pregnant, I wanted both a baby and a degree. This is what I did.