Student stories

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

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Nic's aspirations take him to ANU

Nic came from Moruya to study earth science at ANU, his first step towards his dream career working for NASA.

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Day in the life – Rebecca

Hi, my name is Rebecca and I am a second year student. I study astronomy, physics and mathematics, and particularly enjoy carrying out research projects.

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Day in the life – Rachel

My name is Rachel and I am a third year student studying Earth and Marine Sciences.

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Day in the life – Ellen

Hi! I’m Ellen and I’m a third year PhB student. I’ve explored all kinds of subjects from astrophysics to paleobiogeochemistry and now I study chemistry.

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Day in the life – Aero

Hi, my name is Aero and I am a third year student enrolled in the Bachelor of Philosophy Honours - Science (PhB) program.

Career story

It’s science behind a good brew

Christoph brewed up an unusual career.

Portrait of David Keiner, biotechnology student

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Improving Australia's iconic oil

The emblematic eucalyptus is grown in enormous quantities overseas, meaning Australia can no longer claim the title of the biggest eucalyptus oil producer.

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Solving novel problems

Dunbar Physics Honours Scholarship recipient. The scholarship has allowed me the freedom to focus on my studies

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Ticking all the boxes

The facilities for both research and undergraduate teaching at ANU was a great part of my decision to study here

Glory Nwagbara, Energy Change student

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Working towards climate change solutions

ANU is very interesting and Canberra is a calm place so it's good for learning. The people are friendly and outgoing, it's like home.