Student stories

Studying science at ANU is a lifetime experience. Find out why directly from our students.

Career story

My science journey and where I am now

Sophie Lewis, 2019 ACT Scientist of the Year and ANU alumni, delivers a speech to tomorrow's scientists.

Student profile

Against all odds

Growing up in Delhi, Chandan worked hard to pursue his love of mathematics. His story is a story of hope.

Janet and Tim

Student blog

What we learned from meeting 39 Nobel Prize winners

Two ANU physics students, Janet Zhong and Tim Hume, recently joined over 500 young scientists for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany.

Career story

Finding her way to care for Country

Kristi Lee, a Githabul Bundjalung woman and ANU graduate, has received the ‘Caring for Country’ award at the 2019 ACT NAIDOC Awards.

Student profile

Dawn of a new era for PhD grad – now featuring twice as many suns

Rajika Kuruwita is an astronomer. Her PhD is on a subject which very much exists IRL but is actually best known from fiction, so that’s where she always starts.

Student profile

Between Canberra and Country: the gap year that took ten years

Hmalan’s connection to Country made her flee ANU, but also led her back ten years later.

Student blog

Do you have imposter syndrome?

“Hello, I’m Not-Clever-Enough-To-Have-A-PhD. What’s your name?”

Career story

Celebrating Dr Elizabeth Bradford: the first woman to receive a PhD in physics from ANU

When Elizabeth Bradford was completing her PhD, the view from the Oliphant Building wasn’t of Lake Burley Griffin, but a grassy race track.

Student blog

Passionate science: 6 STEM students share their hobbies

Six STEM students from the ANU share their passions within and outside the realm of science.

Student blog

How to survive winter exams

Elmie knows a thing or two about doing the exam period right.

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