Student stories

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

Student blog

My Manchester experience

On the days leading up to my exchange, I knew I was meant to feel excited but I was actually 50 per cent freaking out, and 50 per cent sad to leave my friends and family.

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What happens when life doesn't go to plan

I had a plan, and I didn’t know how to begin deviating from it.

Career story

Job hunting is easy with the 'Swiss Army knife' of degrees

For Scott Worboys, starting a full time job after submitting his final assessment piece took just one week.

Career story

From ANU to oceans blue

If you ever met ANU graduate Sarah Yani Vann-Sander, you might think there is nothing that a science degree cannot allow you to do.   

Student profile

Chris Wilder, Doctor of Medicine and Surgery (MChD)

I couldn’t be happier with my choice to come to the ANU Medical School. As students we are given the chance to direct change within the school.

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Living outside academia

University life is hectic, so finding a balance is essential. Extracurricular activities can help allowing you to develop different skills to put on your resume and meet fantastic people.

Career story

The road less travelled

Irwin Law, Monitoring and Evaluation of Tuberculosis (TB) at the World Health Organisation (WHO)

Neuroscience students, Tom Shaw

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Tom Shaw, Master of Neuroscience (Advanced)

I didn’t have undergraduate training in cellular neuroscience so the Master program was challenging at first, but it’s exactly what I want to do, so that’s kept me motivated. The teachers have all been great and very supportive too.

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Wanting to make a global impact

Lachlan Arthur had the pick of any university but he chose ANU and the PhB program. No longer does Lachlan plan to return to country South Australia and work as a GP, but he instead hopes to make a global impact as a physician-researcher.

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Postgrad psychology: The laughter and tears and everything in between

To get an idea of the breadth of experiences available to postgraduate students at the ANU Research School of Psychology, you need only to listen to Sara Quinn talk about her PhD.