Arriving in Australia as a backpacker from China, Samantha worked in restaurant kitchens to earn a living. The kindness of the chefs she worked with inspired her to take her next steps towards her dream career.
When Adele left her home in Italy to travel around Australia for six months, she had no idea that the opportunities on offer would see her still here six years later about to graduate with a law degree from CDU.
Bisal's family connections to healthcare meant he was destined for a career in health. Now a pharmacist, Bisal is advancing his skill set with a degree in public health to help bring change to his hometown in Nepal.
Hooman's journey started with an interest in addressing global warming. Now with a PhD under his belt, he’s a part of world-leading research and sharing his passion for solving big problems with a new generation of students.
Shuanghong took a chance on herself when she moved from China to Australia to study at CDU. The first person in her village to follow a path to university abroad, CDU’s supportive learning environment and practical work experience has changed the direction of her life.
When Enggar realised that accounting wasn’t her future, she moved straight into a teaching degree at CDU. The switch was easy, but it was the support of CDU and becoming a student ambassador that really made the difference.