Inside Melbourne

Make the most of uni with advice from our current students, access study tips and find out more about studying at Melbourne.


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Meet John

New York-based head of Politics and Government at Instagram, and Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce alum, John Tass-Parker was named in the 2019 Forbes ‘30 Under 30 – Law & Policy’ list and continues to transform digital communications.

Meet Ze

Bachelor of Science graduate Ze Yue Sin works in International Operations Support for a Japanese food and beverage company, and each day utilises her knowledge of food science, environmental science and chemistry.

Meet Audrey

Working for Bates Smart, one of Australia’s oldest architectural practices, Master of Architecture graduate Audrey Cavalera feels a sense of belonging and credits her studies at Melbourne for instilling a certain way of thinking, a work ethic, and a process of self-awareness around the lifelong learning involved in her discipline.

Meet Ruby

At first glance, the leap from actuary to #girlboss may not be immediately apparent, but for Bachelor of Commerce graduate and Nudie Glow founder and CEO Ruby Wang, it was obvious.

Meet Gin

Bachelor of Arts and PhD alum Gin Chee founded an art gallery, Zhan Art Space, with her brother – who is also an alum - in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. When she’s not working at the gallery, Gin is volunteering as President of the Malaysian Alumni Association.

Meet Andrew

While some of us are content to languish on the couch, Bachelor of Planning and Design (Architecture) and Master of Architecture alum Andrew Lee is living his best life in isolation. As a Senior Project Manager for a luxury fitness company in New York City, Andrew naturally starts his day with a work-out.

Meet Nikhil

If Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery alum, Nikhil Pooviah could give you one piece of advice it’s – don’t be afraid to take the road less travelled. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Nikhil is co-founder of health tech start-up, Elly Health, whose most recent investor was Google.

Meet Danielle

Head of External Relations at the McKell Institute and President of the University’s Sydney Alumni Association, Danielle Asciak is a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Music alum. When she isn’t busy collaborating with fellow alumni on how they can support each other and current students, Danielle is cooking up a storm and pursuing her passion for cabaret.

Meet Victoria

Master of Agricultural Sciences alum Victoria brings us this takeover from a farm in Gippsland, where she is working from home. Victoria is an Agribusiness Executive at Commonwealth Bank, but she still finds time for some cute cow cuddles.

Meet Daniel

From working for Uber to Australia’s first drone delivery business, Wing, Bachelor of Commerce alum Daniel is in high demand and it’s not hard to see why. His takeover is packed with tips on “how to be a happy homebody”, ranging from fashion to career wisdom.