Student stories

Studying health and medicine at ANU is an experience of a lifetime. Find out why directly from our students.

Student blog

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.

Student profile

Appreciating every tiny thing on a very big day

Nur Diana Anuar describes the experience of completing her PhD as “a 100-metre sprint”. “I got to the end, and I thought, is it over already?”

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The MD with a PhD

When Dr Danielle Butler was working as a GP in rural and remote communities in the Northern Territory, she started to notice patterns.

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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.

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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!

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

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.

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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.

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Lissy McLinton's outback medical placement

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

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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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