Student stories

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

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

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.

Student blog

How a double degree really can please everybody

When I was growing up, it was difficult for me to choose a study path that wasn’t defined by my parents.

Student blog

ANU is my mum

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

Student profile

Exciting nuclei with strange shapes

As a kid growing up in New Zealand, Jackson Dowie was fascinated by nuclear physics, like his Kiwi predecessor Ernest Rutherford.

Student profile

PhD student strikes gold

For her PhD project, Wenjie Yang has asked her supervisor for a lot of gold.

Student blog

My internship at the British High Commission

Science student, Brody Hannan, shares his experiences at the British High Commission.

Student blog

Winter is coming, with coffee (and more)

‘Why?’ I asked, unable to hide my curiosity. Is he going to ask me out on a date?

Career story

What does an epidemiologist do?

ANU alumna Anita Williams reflects on her recent experience as a Field Management Officer in an HIV study in Malawi.

Student blog

Why I marched for science

Scientists will take a stand when people lose their sense of judgment on science.