Meet our students

Melbourne is home to many different stories. From illustrating fantasy novels, to conducting X-rays on gibbons or learning about rocket science – each one is unique. Hear from our students as they share experiences from UniMelb and beyond.

Meet Mariana: Bachelor of Arts and Melbourne JD graduate

Ever since she was in Year 3, Bachelor of Arts and Melbourne JD (Juris Doctor) graduate, Mariana, knew wanted to become a lawyer. Today, she has achieved her dream.

Meet Ash: Bachelor of Arts and Melbourne JD graduate

Bachelor of Arts and Melbourne JD (Juris Doctor) graduate, Ash, had no idea he wanted to study law when he finished high school. Today, he has followed his passions working as a Ministerial Adviser for the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

Meet Jade: Melbourne Access Scholarship recipient

Financial assistance through Access Melbourne re-shaped Jade’s university experience. She was able to pursue her passions, discover new ones and make the most of opportunities available to her at Melbourne.

Meet Nami: Master of Engineering (Mechanical) student

Master of Engineering (Mechanical) student, space enthusiast and leader of change. These are some of the ways to describe Nami Rizqiandri.

Meet Hassan: Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) student, Hassan Andrabi, is a talented illustrator and music lover who enjoys learning and challenging himself. He is currently riding out lockdown in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, his home region.

Meet Jessica: Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) student

For Bachelor of Science graduate and Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary) student, Jessica Lee, the University of Melbourne has provided a space to discover what she’s passionate about, build new skills and feel empowered to make a positive impact.

Meet Sophie: Bachelor of Design student

The decision to pursue what she loves and walk through life with an open and inquisitive mind has seen Bachelor of Design student and freelance illustrator, Sophie Schultz carve her own unique path at the University of Melbourne.

Meet Simi: Juris Doctor (JD) student at Melbourne Law School

Simrat, or Simi as she’s known, is currently studying the Juris Doctor (JD) at Melbourne Law School. She’s an avid tea drinker, enjoys curating playlists and is passionate about utilising the law to support minority communities.

Meet Lauren: a PhD candidate within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Lauren Story is a creative crafter, game board enthusiast and final year Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidate, within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.
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