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Amber Condell | 28 Feb 2020

What matters for LGBTQ+ healthcare in Australia

As we prepare for the 42nd Mardi Gras, Sarah Passmore wants to know if LGBTQ+ communities can access healthcare that fits their needs.

9 Dec 2019

Translating skills into health policy and practice

Sarp Kaya always wanted to work at Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and studying a Master of Public Health helped him reach that goal.

9 Jul 2019

Do you have imposter syndrome?

“Hello, I’m Not-Clever-Enough-To-Have-A-PhD. What’s your name?”

Montana Coombes | 12 Sep 2018

What’s it like to study at Yale?

Over the ANU winter break, I took a course called ‘The Future of Food: Health, Environment and Law’ at Yale University through the IARU Global Summer Program.

Abigail Slater | 2 Jul 2018

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.

Hillary Dinning | 20 Jun 2018

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!

Katharine Bassett | 17 Nov 2017

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.

Stephanie Chen | 29 Aug 2017

Studying abroad together

Wouldn’t it be great if you could study overseas, and bring all your friends from home with you?

Asha Naznin | 3 Jul 2017

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.

Lachlan Arthur | 19 Apr 2017

Keeping it cool with electron microscopy in Switzerland

I wouldn’t change my exchange experience for the world. Over the past month I have started a new project using cryo-electron microscopy.