Student stories

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

Career story

When a passion for science means business

A passion for the business side of science has helped John Rivers land his dream job, just weeks after finishing his PhD.

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From Mexico to Canberra and then Stockholm

Regina Vega Trejo hopes that her research into inbreeding amongst species can help scientists discover why animals that are related are less likely to survive.

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From Canberra to Munich

Within two days of Josh Penalba submitting his PhD, the Biology graduate started working in a lab at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

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Dr Katherine Moon

Katherine Moon graduates with a PhD which investigated the oceanic dispersal of terrestrial ectoparasites associated with penguins.

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Appreciating every tiny thing on a very big day

Nur Diana Anuar describes the experience of completing her PhD as “a 100-metre sprint”. “I got to the end, and I thought, is it over already?”

PhD student, Danielle Butler

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The MD with a PhD

When Dr Danielle Butler was working as a GP in rural and remote communities in the Northern Territory, she started to notice patterns.

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From Bruce to Biotech - Internship in Taipei

Welcome to Taipei; a thriving hub of incredible food, culture and opportunity that I have been fortunate to call home since last September.

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Under observation: a medical student’s photo diary

I’m currently on a year-long rural placement on the beautiful NSW South Coast as part of my medicine degree – and absolutely loving it!

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The birds of ANU campus

You might think that you need to head bush to see Australia’s best birdlife but you can find them amidst the labs and lecture theatres on ANU campus.

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How reaching out can help you make the most of uni

Brody Hannan is a fourth-year Bachelor of Science student. Here he shares some of his tips for making the most of the opportunities available at ANU.