Our students: Making a difference
Dr Nickalus Saveka
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (JCU Graduate)
“We have to change our way of not aiming for anything higher, because we think we’re not smart enough. I was never smart at school either, but it’s just that thinking.”
Bachelor of Business, Majoring in Economics and Management
“I spent my internship in Tahiti, French Polynesia. In my three weeks in Tahiti, my role was to observe, learn, develop and implement strategies and ideas to improve trade between Australia and Tahiti."
Bachelor of Science (JCU Graduate)
"Investing these few years in yourself learning and developing, and the connections made at uni is extremely valuable."
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
"I like to share my story because it gets down to basics with a lot of young people. Many who I have spoken to come from a very similar background to me."
First year Medicine student Joanne Kaczmarek talks about how doctors can help close the gap in Indigenous health.
JCU's Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates provide advice for new candidates.
JCU celebrated the academic achievements of Indigenous students at the recent Indigenous Undergraduate Student Awards.