We caught up with five new graduates at this week’s international student farewell function and asked them about the things they’ll miss about Macquarie.
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Arundathi Walgama’s success at Macquarie has put her on track to a successful career.
Many children dream of future careers based on what they see on TV – cop shows and medical dramas no doubt spawning generations of police officers and doctors.
For Sri Lankan
Bachelor of Environment graduate Arundathi Walgama, her passion for the environment all started watching ‘nerdy’ documentaries.
Sydney’s high quality of living, student mix and employer activity has seen it recognised as one of the world’s best study destinations. (Photo: Tourism Australia)
Sydney has overtaken Melbourne to claim #4 spot in the 2014 QS Best Student Cities rankings, making it the best Australian study destination.
Caroline Madueno’s work with Colombia’s Victims Unit sees her applying her knowledge of international relations and law to complex cases.
“I was raised as a global kid,” says Colombian Macquarie graduate Caroline Madueno. “I’ve always been concerned with the political, economic, cultural and social challenges faced by countries and the world as a whole.”
PhD candidate Gerard Leteba.
In a world where small improvements can equal big scientific and commercial gains, Gerard Leteba’s research is generating a buzz much larger than the nanoparticles he works with.