Student stories

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

Shanae King is standing outside with remains of telescopes in the background.

Career story

For the next rendition of how A Star is Born, ANU is preparing an emu for spaceflight

Shanae King builds systems that are literally out of this world – or they will be, one day.

Student profile

Your local alchemist

Flexible double-degree student, Sasha Whittle, combines chemistry and art to make extraordinary things.

Student blog

The circle of life: ANU to Africa

Join ANU alumni Elly Gearing on safari in the Greater Kruger, Africa.

Dhani Gilbert

Student profile

‘I realised I had a voice that adds value’: climate activist on her way to ANU

At the age of 18 Dhani Gilbert has a powerful voice, now she is headed to ANU to pursue ecology and science communication.

Bobby Sun on One Tree Island

Student profile

What do you do if you love marine science - but can’t swim?

Bobby Sun loves the ocean and is about to graduate with a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) (Honours), specialising in marine science. And yet, she can't swim.

Sherbaz Hashmi

Student profile

How an internship can jump-start your start-up

Sherbaz says his current career trajectory was shaped by an internship experience he completed as part of his science program.

Hilman Fathoni receiving his University Medal from Naomi Flutter, Pro-Vice-Chancellor

Student profile

University Medal accolade for Master of Energy Change student

A Master of Energy Change student has received a prestigious ANU award in recognition of exceptional academic excellence. Hilman Fathoni is the first Master of Energy Change student to be honored with an ANU University Medal.

Donghee Nam

Student blog

The supersonic recipe for a big star

Astronomy and Astrophysics Masters student, Donghee Nam, shares his research into star formation.