Roshine Linus

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Meet Roshine from Sri Lanka!

Roshine is currently in the second year of her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. During her Bachelor of Biomedicine degree, Roshine had the opportunity to undertake a research project at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute at the Royal Children’s Hospital as part of her major in Pathology.

Roshine Linus

What have been the highlights of your time at University?

I had the opportunity to be a part of Melbourne Welcome 2018. This was a volunteer program where we welcomed exchange students and had a three-day, fun-filled schedule, to help ease their transition into living in Melbourne. I loved sharing my experience at the University of Melbourne. I met people from across the globe, we shared our various backgrounds and cultures, and it was an incredible way to make connections and life-long friends around the world.

I have been an International Student Ambassador since the second year of my undergraduate degree, and I have enjoyed being on panels, video calls, counsellor meetings, luncheons and more, where I shared my story and helped guide potential students by answering questions and giving them genuine feedback.

Why would you like to become a Senior Buddy?

I think it’s a great way to share your experiences and help individuals in the position I once was. It is something I would have loved to be a part of given the opportunity.

What inspires you?

I am constantly inspired by people around me. I love engaging in conversation with strangers and hearing where their interests lie and what they do to achieve their goals. I am inspired by sheer determination, passion and enthusiasm, of which you find a lot at the University of Melbourne, across all faculties and majors.

You can read more about Roshine’s dental school journey on her Instagram account,