International student from Hong Kong Raphaela, is studying a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) at the University of Newcastle.

Throughout her degree she has learnt many valuable skills needed in the field of Occupational Therapy and has built on those skills through practical learning on her placements.

“Through my studies and the practical experience I gained through my internships, I’m now equipped with the skills and knowledge I need to help patients and provide safe care to help improve their daily life”.

She reflects on her experiences of studying at the University of Newcastle and how these have contributed to an unforgettable study experience.

“My greatest experience with this degree was in my first year, where the lecturer taught us a lot of practical theories and demonstrated how to use them in a real-life medical scenario.”

“I often think about my experience of studying and living in Newcastle, and it reminds me of how unforgettable these experiences are.”

Watch Raphaela’s testimonial below to learn more about her story and study experience at the University of Newcastle.

Study Occupational Therapy at the University of Newcastle

A student standing in front of a shelf with text books on it

Raphaela Chan

International student from Hong Kong Raphaela, is studying a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) at the University of Newcastle.

Through my studies and the practical experience I gained through my internships, I’m now equipped with the skills and knowledge I need to help patients and provide safe care to help improve their daily life

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.