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Student and industry experience

Peter’s pathway to becoming a scientist

Peter’s pathway to becoming a scientist

Pathways graduate Peter is now living his dream – working as a Data Scientist at the CSIRO Energy Centre in Newcastle.

Amanda discovers her passion in India

Amanda discovers her passion in India

Amanda realised that to break into the International Community Development industry she would need a postgraduate degree. After reviewing all 43 Australian Universities and their respective online degrees, she decided upon the Master of Social Change and Development at the University of Newcastle.

A passion for people and Australian culture

A passion for people and Australian culture

With a passion for people and employee satisfaction and engagement, Maribel knew after studying a Bachelor of International Business that she would go on to learn more about Human Resource Management.

Short courses lead to bigger things

Short courses lead to bigger things

Before studying a Master of Leadership and Management in Education, Bronwyn had the opportunity to complete a short course online which inspired her to further develop her skills and contribute to her career progression.

Entering the Legal Industry with Connections

Entering the Legal Industry with Connections

In the words of practicing solicitor Callum, when you graduate from the University of Newcastle’s Juris Doctor/Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice “you won’t be just entering the legal industry, you’ll already be a part of it.”

Studying the Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Studying the Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Practical experience, real-world projects and summer internships – just a few of Nena’s highlights from her time studying the Juris Doctor and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. Nena credits these reasons for her being industry-ready and has forged a bright career since graduating in 2017.

Making a difference with her masters

Making a difference with her masters

After completing her undergraduate studies, Julia felt driven to gain advanced academic and theoretical understanding as well. In 2018, after several years in the community services sector, she decided to undertake the Master of Business Psychology.

Courtroom to Classroom

Courtroom to Classroom

Sam realised that he wasn’t working in his dream job so turned to postgraduate study to pursue his next career path by enrolling in a Master of Teaching (Secondary).

Andrew Overdijk - Master of Special and Inclusive Education, Current Student

The structure of the course provided me with the flexibility I needed to fit in working full time.”

Andrew Overdijk - Master of Special and Inclusive Education, Current Student
Amy Parkinson - Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice), Alumna

We are lifelong learners and I fully believe any sort of postgraduate study is extremely important for healthcare professionals in this day and age.”

Amy Parkinson - Master of Nursing (Advanced Practice), Alumna

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