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What’s it like moving to Australia’s most liveable city in the world – Adelaide? Master of Clinical Nursing student, Maggie (Man Chi) Chiang, had never been to Australia before but, after a short journey from her home country of Taiwan, she is excited to make some new friends.
After recently graduating with a Bachelor of Nursing, Cambodian international student Neath Mardy is well on her way to pursuing her dream of being a nurse. Neath credits her studies with helping her develop key English and leadership skills as well as building her confidence and preparing her for her future career path. Here, Neath shares her study experience and advice for others looking to get into the healthcare industry.
Commencing her studies online from Saudi Arabia in 2021, Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Science) student Ronali Fernando, couldn’t have guessed how her life would turn around in 2022. After making fast friends with two girls in her online classes, Ronali couldn't wait to meet them in real life once borders opened. Now based in Adelaide, Ronali is sharing an apartment with her online friends - in real life!
Wine is a passion in both Zhuofan Yao’s study and personal life. So pursuing a Master of Viticulture and Oenology was a dream come true when Zhuofan started his degree in 2018. However, after travelling back home in 2019, Zhuofan endured 2 years of on again and off again online study, waiting for the day he could come back to campus and finish his Masters. Now back in Adelaide, Zhuofan shares with us his travel experience and what he is most looking forward to doing in 2022.
Originally studying engineering in Hong Kong, Stone Leung pivoted his career path when he discovered his passion for psychology through reading self-help books. After spending 2021 completing his foundation studies online, Stone has just arrived in Adelaide and is ready to start his Bachelor of Psychological Science on campus. Stone shares with us his travel journey and what he is most excited about now that he has arrived.
Studying a Bachelor of Teaching with a Bachelor of Music online during the pandemic presented a number of challenges for Victoria Kwok. So when the Australian borders opened, Victoria did not hesitate to book her flight, travelling from Hong Kong to Adelaide in less than 24 hours. Starting her 2022 studies on campus, Victoria shares with us her travel journey and what she is most looking forward to now that she is based in Adelaide.
From Beijing to Los Angeles, Brisbane to Adelaide, Zeyang has studied all over the world but chose to pursue his passion for law here at the University of Adelaide. While an unconventional choice (Australian law cannot be practised in his home country of China), Zeyang believes his cultural intelligence, hard work and determination will see him go far in Adelaide and beyond, no matter which career direction he takes.
Yuka Maruyama, a Bachelor of Media and Computer Science student, was up until recently studying online, waiting for the day she could travel to Australia and arrive in her new home town of Adelaide. We spoke to Yuka and asked her about the journey to Adelaide and what she is most looking forward to doing now that she is finally here.
Coming to Australia from Vietnam as an undergraduate student, Trent Nguyen actively looked for opportunities to grow and develop his career from his very first year.