Student stories

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

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.

Student profile

Making a scientific contribution to society

Whether he’s in Singapore, Australia or Africa, Bachelor of Medical Science student Sam Kwong is determined to make a scientific contribution to society.

Career story

The outback GP from ANU

The first thing you notice about Dr Sam Gubicak is he’s on a horse.

Student profile

Why Canberra is a great choice for a country kid

When the time came for Brianna to leave her hometown and start university in a big city, finding a new sense of community was high on her radar.

Career story

What did you want to be when you grew up?

Elite athlete? Actor? Astronaut? It’s pretty rare to find someone actually living their childhood dream. Cue: Nate Byrne, ABC Breakfast News weather presenter.

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