Student stories

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

Career story

The anatomy of a life changing year

MChD graduate Amanda Steele’s connection to her country, the Wiradjuri country of central New South Wales, is as strong as her thick Chicago accent.

Career story

Living in the moment for 20 years: a psychology graduate’s journey

Psychology PhD graduate Alison Christie spent a year meditating at a Buddhist monastery so that you don’t have to.

Career story

ANU maths grad makes history

When Yunfei Ouyang graduates this December, he will enter the ANU history books as the first ever graduate of the Bachelor of Mathematical Science.

Student blog

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.

Student blog

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.

Student blog

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.

Student profile

Why I chose Science at ANU

Fourth year science student, Elmie shares some of her reasons for choosing ANU and why she thinks Canberra is the hidden gem of Australia.

Student blog

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.

Student profile

Lissy McLinton's outback medical placement

Third year medical student Lissy McLinton talks about her placement in the Northern Territory.

Student profile

An introvert’s guide to adapting to life and uni in Australia

Moving to a new country, making new friends and settling into a new environment might sound like an introverts nightmare, but not for psychology student Shaza.

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