Student Videos | South East Asia
Student Stories | South East Asia
Abigail Chang, Bachelor of Biomedicine (Malaysia)
"I decided on Biomedicine because it provides a more specialised pathway for aspiring medical students. I think the structure prepares students for the intense journey ahead in the health/STEM field."
Patrick Nugraha, Bachelor of Biomedicine (Indonesia)
"The Bachelor of Biomedicine serves as an important steppingstone to a future in the field of biomedical science, and the University of Melbourne has one of the best Doctor of Medicine programs in Australia and one of the best in the world."
Qi Xu Soh, Bachelor of Biomedicine (Singapore)
"We have had great lecturers and the pace of the course is pretty ideal for me. With a lot of freedom and self-directed learning in Biomedicine, I have developed a stronger sense of responsibility and discipline."
Sara Tan, Bachelor of Biomedicine (Singapore)
"The student culture is fantastic because it is built on a love for learning and a desire to help each other out wherever we can. I was impressed with the University of Melbourne’s dedication to supporting their students."
Velda Lim, Bachelor of Biomedicine (Singapore)
"In Biomed you’re always challenging and pushing yourself to expand your knowledge…there really is no limit to what we should learn. In second year, we get to learn a little bit of other majors which was really helpful in helping me decide what I wanted to major in."
Mereula Rosalind Lobeka, Master of Advanced Nursing (Fiji)
"The evidenced based practice subjects were really challenging... We learned to appraise the evidence and consider the clinician’s expertise, settings and patient preferences and values to implement this evidence into our future practice."
Dysiphan Iem, Master of Clinical Audiology (Cambodia)
"The [Master of Clinical Audiology] provides such a wonderful blend of clinical work and research work that makes it such an appealing enterprise. This combination offers such a unique study experience as well as amazing career opportunities."
Kanya Anindya, Master of Public Health (Indonesia)
"This opportunity has given me a real-life experience of translating knowledge into something impactful. Throughout this process, I personally experienced why the University of Melbourne is positioned at the forefront of research in Australia."
Sherine Abraham, Master of Public Health & Bachelor of Biomedicine (India & Malaysia)
"The University of Melbourne offered exactly what I was looking for from a university experience: culture and dynamics. I was immersed in an academic haven, yet learning was holistic, which was pivotal in my academic pursuit."
Minn Tock, Master of Nursing Science (Singapore)
"I wanted a career where there was both science and opportunities to make a difference in someone’s life, so nursing seemed like the way to go... Throughout this degree, I have been able to link theory to practice, developing a myriad of different skills including personal resilience, self-care and critical thinking."
Michael Yap, Doctor of Medicine & Bachelor of Biomedicine (Singapore)
"From our second year of study, the majority of our curriculum is taught in the hospital... The surgical curriculum was particularly exciting for me because I have a keen interest in surgery. I was given many opportunities during the rotation to observe and assist in surgical procedures."
Qi Rui Soh, Doctor of Medicine (Singapore)
"The Doctor of Medicine at Unimelb is the top ranked in the country. The teaching, care and support that we get in the pursuit of our goals in this course is genuinely unparalleled. I like the fact that the course is very comprehensive and that everything has a great flow to it."
Vina Quinnarva, Doctor of Medicine & Bachelor of Biomedicine (Indonesia)
"Biomedicine is a competitive course, but we also help each other to understand the materials. This good environment shapes my behaviour towards others, to share what I have and compete with others in a good way."
Kimberly Chian, Doctor of Physiotherapy & Bachelor of Biomedicine (Malaysia)
"I wanted to pursue a career in physiotherapy because I enjoyed the physical and hands-on aspect of helping people achieve functional independence. A major aspect of the Doctor of Physiotherapy course is the wide range of opportunities for clinical placements in leading clinical facilities which consolidates theoretical knowledge."
Stefanie Voelker, Doctor of Physiotherapy & Bachelor of Biomedicine (Honours) (Indonesia & Germany)
"I chose to study at the University of Melbourne because it is one of the leading research hubs in the world, which is up my alley considering I’m aiming towards having research be a part of my future physiotherapy career."
Ngawang Chodron Kho, Doctor of Physiotherapy & Bachelor of Biomedicine (Malaysia)
"The Doctor of Physiotherapy integrates knowledge into clinical scenarios and is not just rote learning of facts. Clinical placements really put what has been learnt in classes into practical context which require integration of knowledge."