Student stories

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

Student profile

Expect the unexpected: life in Canberra

Marlon is one of 25 psychology students from Southwest University in China, completing his psychology degree at ANU.

Career story

Art meets science: The world is your multidisciplinary oyster

Dr Erin Walsh was inspired by the lead singer of her favourite band to become a scientific illustrator, doctor in psychology, and to work in epidemiology.

Career story

Cracking the code of success: How a physics PhD can boost your business career

Dr Ramin Rafiei has some advice for anyone questioning the value of a PhD outside of academia: "Be a nerd!"

Student blog

I spent my Winter studying at Oxford

Brody Hannan exchanged the mid-century architecture of the Chifley Library for the centuries-old cloisters of Oxford to undertake an IARU Global Summer Program.

Career story

Science careers: from sci-fi to flying high

ANU alumnus Chris Harris-Pascal is changing the world from the groundwater up.

Student blog

Is climate change irrelephant?

My name is Rachael and I've just returned from three months’ fieldwork in South Africa to answer the question: is climate change irrelephant?

Career story

Little brother inspires big plans for ANU alumna

Who ‘does’ science? That’s the question ANU alumna Sian Keys is posing, in an effort to prove ability is no barrier when it comes to science.

Student profile

A close look at biology leads graduate to find herself

It was while looking down a microscope that Minette Salmon made a huge breakthrough.

Student blog

ANU is my mum

When I fell pregnant, I wanted both a baby and a degree. This is what I did.

Student blog

A cheapskate’s guide to being an international student in Canberra

I know a guy who is really good at his job. His job—or maybe it’s more like his life’s mission—is to never pay for food.

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