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B. Commerce • 3rd Year
I'm interested in marketing and public relations, and enjoy the challenge of communicating a message using creative digital technologies.
Make sure snacks and coffee are on hand so you don’t need to keep interrupting your study.
BSc. Occupational Therapy • 1st Year
I'm an indigenous Australian who spent some of my upbringing in Guam. My interests include song writing and street art.
You don't know what you don't know, until you know, you know.
PhD, Disability Studies • 1st Year
I'm a PhD student at Curtin and a passionate disability advocate.
Keep organized, stay focused, read widely and always read critically.
BSc. Computing • 2nd Year
I enjoy design and creating bots that do things for me. I really need to fix my sleep schedule.
Note taking isn't for everyone and can be extremely time consuming. I find that in my degree, being able to fully understand a topic is much more useful and engaging than simply memorising and rewriting notes.
BSc. Computing • 3rd Year
I'm studying computer security and web development, and am interested in helping others build towards solving problems of their own.
Look for connections between things - when you join up the dots in a unique way you’ll create something new.
Chem Eng (Hons) • 4th Year
I spend the night reading books, then sleep and dream about the characters. Unfortunately life happens.
You won’t know if you don’t try, so try out as many activities as you can, you never know what will be useful to you someday.
BSc. Biochemistry • 3rd Year
I spend most of my free time playing around with software, computers, and microelectronics. I am concerned for the future of a free and unsurveilled internet.
The best thing you can do for your online security is to use a password manager which creates long, random passwords that it remembers and you can forget about.
BSc. Mech Eng • 3rd Year
I love playing with 3d printers, computers and all things that involve tinkering.
Use different coloured pens for important topics.
Masters of Information Systems and Technology
I'm interested in all things technology and enjoy photography, video editing and playing badminton.
Choose the right time of day to do your study – if you’re a night owl, then don’t expect to be productive in the mornings.
BEng Hons / BSc
I’m a final year student who enjoys music production and graphic design. If you go to Curtin you might see me skateboarding between my classes.
Don't upload your exams to Chegg.
B. Psychology • 1st Year
I recently graduated with a BA majoring in Creative Writing, Professional Writing and Publishing and enjoy writing and watching RuPaul's Drag Race.
Ask questions. If you're unsure of anything, ask someone for help. Or Google it. You are going to be hit with a lot of information in this digital world, so make Google your best friend and confidant.
Masters of Applied Design and Art • 1st Year
I'm enrolled in a Master of Applied Design and Art and enjoy going to the beach, taking long walks and painting.
Check your sources to ensure you are accessing reliable information on the Internet and choose the digital tools that are most relevant to your career or personal interests - there is so much to choose from!
LLB, BCom. • 4th Year
I like Peaky Blinders, fundamental investment principles and making lists of places to eat.
• Stay caffeinated.
• Stay hydrated.
• Stay motivated.
BSc. Computing • 2nd Year
I'm an avid coder, badminton enthusiast and wannabe dog owner. I love Japanese food and I'm always down for dessert.
It's easy to sit in front of a computer for hours and forget to get up for a stretch. Be mindful of your health when sitting for long periods of time and to force yourself to get up every 30 minutes or so.
B. Social Work • 2nd Year
I'm a creative, out of the box thinker who advocates for person-centred communication and improving student accessibility and wellbeing.
If you find it hard facing a blank page, just start writing anything no matter how terrible it is. Leave the editing until later.
BSc. Eng Mech Eng • 1st Year
I'm an inventive thinker that enjoys the challenges of picking apart problems to create innovative solutions with human centred design.
Study a subject you are really interested in, not the one everyone else thinks you should do. It will help your motivation.