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Making the switch: From teacher to student careers advisor
Raechelle Rauwerda changed course from high school teacher to studying a Master of Social Work at JCU, where she learned how to help children plan their careers and get the parents on board as well.
Lifelong dream realised for Mt Isa nurse
JCU Nursing Alumni Edwina Shepherd became a full-time student at age 49. Upon finishing her degree and becoming a registered nurse in Mount Isa, Edwina says: it's never too late to make a change.
Experience has no substitute
Following the footsteps of Far North First-Years
An exciting new chapter has begun for JCU and for the students who are part of the inaugural cohort starting their studies for a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery in Cairns this year.
A doctor on a mission
After embarking on several missions for Doctors Without Borders, the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Cairns has become a new home base for Jacqueline and her growing family.
Where JCU can take you
Beefing up biosecurity in the north
Working as a vet in North West Queensland, Regan Lynch shares her experience working in a mixed practice clinic and her plans to branch out into biosecurity research with the Nuffield Scholarship.
Local heroes leading change
Among the inspiring change-makers receiving Australian of the Year Local Hero Awards, two JCU Alumni — Melissa Redsell and Belinda Young — stand out as women empowering change in their communities.