Meet Lleyton Slaysman: Bachelor of Commerce student

From Pennsylvania, United States, Lleyton Slaysman is living in University Accommodation at Little Hall and studying a Bachelor of Commerce.  He hopes to major in Finance and Marketing.

It only took a month for Lleyton to feel like a Melbourne local after joining one of the University’s many sports clubs.

“I heard about a sporting club event where there’s probably 30 different sports teams”, Lleyton explains. “I decided to just go, and I made the main team and met a bunch of local Australians.”

“When I got introduced to these people, I was asking a ton of questions. Where’s the best grocery store? Where’s the best place to go out?”

“Once I was part of this team, I felt like I was a part of Melbourne a little bit more.”

Now, the Bachelor of Commerce student has fallen in love with the city.

Melbourne is probably the perfect place for international students or university students in general. It’s so accommodating and the city is really, really beautiful.

“There's always something to do or if you want a little privacy, there's a million other places to go.”

It’s not just the city that has impressed Lleyton, but also the University’s facilities.

“I'm really lucky as a Bachelor of Commerce student because I feel like we actually have the best buildings on campus. This spot is brand new and every single room is so nice”.

“It just makes me feel like I’m part of a top tier program.”

Now that Lleyton has settled into Melbourne life, he is ready to make the most of his University experience.

“I think that the rest of the year is going to go by incredibly fast,” says Lleyton.

“I feel like I don't want to waste a second and I don't want it to kind of slip by me, so I'm going to try and make every day count.”


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