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  • 11 Apr 2019 • Susan Grace-MacDonald

    Susan Grace-MacDonald

    Susan's exposure to the natural world at a young age was a catalyst for her passion for science and living things.

  • Tim and Michael Shevchenko
    11 Apr 2019 • Tim Shevchenko

    Turning education into a family tradition

    A last-minute decision to attend a construction management presentation at Open Day was a life changing moment that shaped the career path of graduate, Tim Shevchenko.

  • 11 Apr 2019 • Tara Andrews

    Jets player kicks University goals

    It was a curiosity to understand how things work which sparked the Jets mid-fielder, Tara Andrews, to study civil engineering.

  • 11 Apr 2019 • Lucas Booth

    Commitment to creating change drives doctor dream

    Education was the lifeline Lucas Booth turned to as a way to transform his life, as well as help others.

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    29 Mar 2019 • Katelyn Stansfield

    Turning a passion for sport and healthy living into a career

    Katelyn Stansfield is studying a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) at the University of Newcastle.

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    28 Mar 2019 • Damilola Awosemo

    International Study Experience in coastal Newcastle

    Damilola Awosemo moved to Newcastle from Nigeria to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Newcastle.

  • Jenae Keirnan
    28 Mar 2019 • Jenae Keirnan

    A platform to begin a new career

    True to her word of taking on opportunities when they arise, Jenae made the decision to study both the MBA and MIB at the same time.

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    28 Mar 2019 • Vibhasini Kaul

    Turning goals into reality through undergrad study

    Vibhasini Kaul moved from India to Newcastle to study a Bachelor of Business of the University of Newcastle.

  • 21 Mar 2019 • Soo Yong Seng

    Golden Opportunity Provides Dream International Study Experience

    Being awarded the FEBE Golden Jubilee Commemorative International Scholarship allowed Malaysian international student Soo Yong Seng to pursue his dream of becoming a civil engineer.

  • Jeshurun Nesaraj
    19 Mar 2019 • Jeshurun Nesaraj

    Venturing into the world of business with the MBA (Global)

    Finding his perfect partner in the University of Newcastle, Jeshurun made the move to Australia to pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (Global).

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    11 Mar 2019 • Susie Porter

    Meet Australian Actor, Susie Porter

    Australian actor Susie Porter recently spoke about her time studying a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Newcastle.

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    11 Mar 2019 • William Li

    Life changing experience in Newcastle

    William Li is a Chinese international student studying a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Newcastle.

  • 06 Mar 2019 • Julia Barton

    A balancing act

    As an elite water polo player, Hunter Academy of Sport representative and University of Newcastle student, Julia Barton wears a lot of hats. And she knows better than most what it takes to balance sport, study, life and personal wellbeing.

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    04 Mar 2019 • Amy Daley

    Postgrad study creates new perspectives

    Amy is a current student at the University of Newcastle studying a Master of Dispute Resolution.

  • 28 Feb 2019 • Libby Duncan-Poidevin

    Experiencing healthcare through spirituality and cultural immersion

    An international placement in India gave Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) student Libby Duncan-Poidevin a better understanding of implementing healthcare programs in varied communities.

  • 27 Feb 2019 • Rhiannon Jaeger-Michael

    Overseas exchange opportunity uncovers new potential career paths

    Undertaking an international exchange in Leeds opened up a world of career possibilities for Bachelor of Psychology student Rhiannon Jaeger-Michael.

  • 27 Feb 2019 • Matthew Gow

    Applying engineering in a global context

    Travelling around Canada during his semester exchange was an adventure that Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) student Matthew Gow will never forget.

  • Freya Dougan-Whaite
    26 Feb 2019 • Freya Dougan-Whaite

    Conquering postgrad studies internationally

    Freya Dougan-Whaite completed a Master of Applied Linguistics at the University of Newcastle.

  • Hannah Zhang
    19 Feb 2019 • Hannah Zhang

    Mixing theory and practical experience to understand accounting in the real world

    With aspirations of a career as a professional auditor, studying a Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced) at the University of Newcastle’s Sydney campus ticked all the boxes for Hannah.

  • Azka Arshad
    19 Feb 2019 • Azka Arshad

    A global numbers game in applied finance

    With a clear vision for where she hoped her career would lead, Azka’s postgraduate study supported her in developing the expertise needed to achieve her career goals.

  • Adam Bryant
    18 Feb 2019 • Adam Bryant

    Flexible online study - the key to postgraduate study success in human resources and law

    Adam found the perfect fit with the University of Newcastle’s Master of Human Resources and Law, which can be completed 100 per cent online.

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    08 Feb 2019 • Meena Viswanathan

    Turning a passion into a career

    Meena Viswanathan is now working as an Inclusion Professional since completing her Masters of Special and Inclusive Education in 2018.

  • Chukwuemeka Ordu
    08 Feb 2019 • Chukwuemeka Ordu

    Inspiring positive change

    Chukwuemeka Ordu graduated from the Master of Social Change and Development at the University of Newcastle in 2018.

  • Skye Dixon Profile
    24 Jan 2019 • Skye Dixon

    Study abroad and find a world of opportunity

    At the University of Newcastle Skye has had the opportunity to combine her undergrad study with international study opportunities.

  • Shaun Murray
    21 Jan 2019 • Shaun Murray

    Undergrad study opens doors worldwide

    At the University of Newcastle Shaun has had the opportunity to combine his undergrad study with international study opportunities.

  • David Behne-Smith
    13 Dec 2018 • David Behne-Smith

    Using technology to benefit the legal system

    David Behne-Smith (left) is a current student at the University of Newcastle, studying the Legal Innovation and Design course (LAWS6116) as part of the Master of Laws.

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    11 Dec 2018 • Thomas Shilling

    Creating solutions with a real-world purpose

    With a goal of working on a tangible project, Thomas put his theoretical knowledge into practice.

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    10 Dec 2018 • Lauren Townsend

    Engineering solutions to help solve health-related problems

    Even though she still has a few years of study left, Lauren has a clear direction of where she wants her career to go in the future.

  • Kathleen McKinley
    05 Dec 2018 • Kathleen McKinley

    New career directions with postgraduate study

    Kathleen plans to use her postgraduate degree to expand her career in the future.

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    05 Dec 2018 • Alix Hall

    Formulating career success

    Ready to refine her expertise, Alix enrolled in a Master of Medical Statistics to help reach her goal of becoming a health-related research statistician.

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    05 Dec 2018 • Jake Kellow

    Challenging the relationship between people and animals

    Jake’s major project ‘The Stock Market’ interrogates western processes of production and consumption to help demystify the role animals play within our food systems.

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    05 Dec 2018 • Michelle Chan

    Branching out with postgrad study

    Michelle decided to branch out from her career as an Osteopath and enrolled in a Master of Public Health at the University of Newcastle.

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    04 Dec 2018 • Derrick Chu

    Creating a catalyst for change

    Through his final year project ‘Archiculture’, Master of Architecture student Derrick is exploring urban renewal – with a focus on the rejuvenation of Newcastle city through architectural education.

  • Zoe Lewis
    03 Dec 2018 • Zoe Lewis

    Collaborating to create meaningful change

    Through the Bachelor of Development studies, Zoe Lewis is learning how to ethically work towards social, global and cultural equality, and environmental sustainability.

  • Belinda Charlton
    03 Dec 2018 • Belinda Charlton

    Making an impact through postgrad studies

    Belinda Charlton is a current student at the University of Newcastle studying a Master of Environmental Law.

  • Liam Clarke
    30 Nov 2018 • Liam Clarke

    Discovering new passions

    Liam Clarke is able to tap into his creative side through a Bachelor of Information Technology.

  • Hugh Gordon
    23 Nov 2018 • Hugh Gordon

    Pave your own pathway with postgrad studies

    Hugh Gordon is a current student at the University of Newcastle studying a Master of Studies.

  • Deborah Bogenhuber
    22 Nov 2018 • Deborah Bogenhuber

    It’s never too late to pursue new passions

    Deborah Bogenhuber is a current student at the University of Newcastle studying a Graduate Certificate in Co-operatives Management and Organisation.

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    21 Nov 2018 • Alex Parkes

    Translating the benefits of international exchange

    Currently in his third year of a Bachelor of Arts, studying a double major in French Studies and Linguistics, Alex is fluent in almost three languages and has been invited to take part in the Campus France Australia Student Ambassadors Program.

  • 19 Nov 2018 • Liam Wanless

    Exploring New Possibilities

    Liam Wanless is a current student at the University of Newcastle studying a Master of Business Psychology.

  • 08 Nov 2018 • Janita Green

    Making the world better through engineering

    Janita Green is a current student at the University of Newcastle studying a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) and is already helping people through her work.

  • Lagi Fisger
    08 Nov 2018 • Lagi Fisger

    Innovation with impact

    Lagi Fisger is a current student studying a Masters of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Newcastle.

  • Luke Lindsay
    07 Nov 2018 • Luke Lindsay

    Keeping up with contemporary clinical practice

    Luke is a Nurse Manager returning to study after nearly 20 years out of university to ensure his clinical practice is contemporary and evidenced-based.

  • Andrew Kelesi
    31 Oct 2018 • Andrew Kelesi

    Take your knowledge of law to the next level

    Andrew Kelesi is a current student at the University of Newcastle studying a Master of Laws.

  • Nikita Haynes
    31 Oct 2018 • Nikita Haynes

    Transforming ideas into a career through digital media

    Nikita Haynes is a current student at the University of Newcastle studying a Master of Digital Media.

  • Kate Dash
    31 Oct 2018 • Kate Dash

    Take your career to new heights with a MBA

    Kate Dash is a current student at the University of Newcastle studying a Master of Business Administration.

  • Annika Thurbon
    30 Oct 2018 • Annika Thurbon

    New is making your passion work for you

    Annika Thurbon is a current student within the Bachelor of Creative Industries and is turning her love of creativity into a career.

  • Kirrily Furey
    19 Oct 2018 • Kirrily Furey

    Creating opportunity for career advancement

    Studying her Master of Education gave Kirrily the chance to inspire students through her unique style of teaching.

  • Hannah Stenstrom
    19 Oct 2018 • Hannah Stenstrom

    Using law to help those most in need

    Studying a postgraduate law degree while working in the not-for-profit sector, has given Hannah a unique insight into how the law works from many angles.

  • 19 Oct 2018 • Nicholas Woodley

    New Pairs Logic with Imagination

    Nicholas has always been fascinated by the way things work, he's excited to tackle complex problems and propel his career opportunities through studying a Master of Engineering.

  • 18 Oct 2018 • Kim Holder

    A Tasty Career Ahead

    An unexpected degree choice, has opened up new doors with an exciting career for this Food Science and Human Nutrition Graduate.

  • Matthew Wedmaier
    17 Oct 2018 • Matthew Wedmaier

    The power of postgraduate education

    Matthew Wedmaier is a recent graduate from the Graduate Certificate in Co-operatives Management and Organisation and current Head of Finance at Credit Union Australia

  • 17 Oct 2018 • Jodie Cochrane

    Becoming a better engineer by exploring new skills

    Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Mathematics student Jodie Cochrane has her sights set on pursuing further study to progress her engineering career.

  • 17 Oct 2018 • Samuel Parker

    Making a dream a reality

    Studying a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours) at UON has played a significant part in shaping Samuel Parker’s career path.

  • Reid McManus
    28 Sep 2018 • Reid McManus

    Drawing on diverse skills

    UON animation student is making a mark on the world stage.

  • Callum Maher
    27 Jun 2018 • Callum Maher

    Advocating for change

    UON Juris Doctor graduate tackles new environmental law challenges with global impact.

  • Katie Hodson
    22 Jun 2018 • Katie Hodson

    Leading by example

    Music teacher Katie Hodson is developing leadership skills through postgraduate study.

  • Ben O'Neill
    12 Jun 2018 • Ben O'Neill

    Kicking goals in communication

    UON Communication graduate is bound for the 2018 FIFA World Cup with the Socceroos.

  • Felicity Hammond
    05 Jun 2018 • Felicity Hammond

    Developing new ways to help

    Studying the Master of Social Change and Development at UON has opened up new opportunities for Felicity Hammond.

  • Nicole Velaires
    26 Apr 2018 • Nicole Velaires

    Establishing strong networks

    Studying at UON gave Nicole Velaires the opportunity to extend her professional network.

  • 07 Dec 2017 • Kate Anderson

    Accelerating career opportunities

    First year Master of Leadership and Management in Education student Kate Anderson is already applying learning back to her school environment.

  • 18 Oct 2017 • Renee Schultz

    Breaking boundaries in Education

    Master of Leadership and Management in Education graduate Renee Schultz talks about her slighly offbeat road to teaching.

  • 17 Oct 2017 • Emma Wasson

    Environmental Change-Maker

    Master of Environmental and Business Management graduate Emma Wasson has combined her professional career with interests in social justice and nature.

  • 16 Oct 2017 • Jean-Marc Yameogo

    Transforming Learning in Burkina Faso

    Master of Human Resource Management graduate Jean-Marc Yameogo is giving back to the next generation of students in Burkina Faso.

  • Angelique Carr
    09 Oct 2017 • Angelique Carr

    Moving culture forward

    Bachelor of Arts student Angelique Carr is helping to digitise fascinating human stories from the past.

  • Faith Curtis
    27 Sep 2017 • Faith Curtis

    Developing more inclusive communities

    Faith Curtis enjoyed her Development Studies degree so much she went on to complete a PhD.

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    25 Sep 2017 • Sam Ellis

    Setting sail for success

    Sam Ellis was able to make a career out of sailing after studying a Bachelor of Exercise Sport Science at UON.

  • Connie-Lee Dixon after her first solo flight
    25 Sep 2017 • Connie-Lee Dixon

    Engineering graduate takes her passion to the sky

    Engineering graduate, Connie-Lee Dixon, is using her background in mechanical engineering to pursue her passion of being a military pilot.

  • Jessica McLeod-Yu
    25 Sep 2017 • Jessica McLeod-Yu

    Talented animator sets her career in motion

    Jessica McLeod-Yu is putting her animation skills to the test in Melbourne.

  • 22 Sep 2017 • Kurt Lancaster

    The world of psychology beyond clinicians and couches

    Kurt Lancaster's keen interest in human behavior has led him beyond the realms of traditional psychology

  • 21 Sep 2017 • Alicia Law

    Making meaning with a 'zine'

    Bachelor of Creative Industries Student Alicia Law is letting her creativity loose with an innovative zine.

  • Brittany Wile
    15 Sep 2017 • Brittany Wile

    Creating real change in our society

    University of Newcastle student Brittany Wile is relishing her combined degree in business and law.

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    13 Sep 2017 • Ashraf Abdelbaky

    Ashraf Abdelbaky

    University of Newcastle student Ashraf Abdelbaky is a finalist in the highly competitive NSW Government’s International Student Award.

  • 11 Sep 2017 • Alexander Austin

    New experiences in Copenhagen

    Combined Business/Innovation & Entrepreneurship student, Alexander Austin, recently returned from a summer studying at Denmark's premier business school.

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    08 Sep 2017 • Melissa Tysoe

    Business student improves Central Coast health services

    Third-year business student, Melissa Tysoe, has recently been announced as Central Coast’s Young Business Executive of the Year.