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Indigenous Prospectus

Tori

Tori

"I've always wanted to be a physiotherapist. Eventually I want to own my own business – an Aboriginal business just like the Aboriginal Medical Service, but for physio."

Bou

Bou

"I was interested in how the brain works. I'd watch those TV shows where people look into the brain – that really excited me."

Ivor

Ivor

"I'm studying medical science because I want to be a rural doctor and help out my community."

Chris

Chris

"The support at uni has made me feel this is where I belong. I'm going to prove to myself and everyone else that I can do and be much more."

Jhade

Jhade

"I think it's important to have Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers. That's why I'm studying teaching so other students won't struggle like I did."

Jesse

Jesse

"I want to apply for their graduate program and showcase my writing and international business skills. It's a long shot, but I'm going to keep working towards it."

James

James

"I wouldn't have gotten where I am without going to uni. The biggest roadblock is self-doubt. Those limitations in your mind can really hold you back."

Christopher

Christopher

"I've realised how much I love imparting knowledge and helping people reach their full potential. It's proved to me that everyone's better off following their dreams and doing what they love."

Ashlee

Ashlee

"I think uni's about having a goal at the top of the ladder. Keep climbing each rung. You'll get knocked back a few times, you'll slip and trip, but you'll eventually get there."

Sarah

Sarah

"I have big dreams. I want to teach in Aboriginal communities in the East Kimberleys – Warmun and Turkey Creek. I hope to empower other Aboriginal people through the wonder of receiving an education."

James

James

"I started out as someone who wasn't going to go to uni. Now I want to do post graduate studies in Criminology and use my education to travel."

Kygim

Kygim

"I've got a passion for juvenile justice. The media has played a big role in this. When I see things on Facebook about young people's interaction with the law, say a video of a young person getting tasered by the police, I want to do something about it."

Matthew

Matthew

"Over the past few years I've lost friends and family to cancer. I want to do something about it by working in cancer research or oncology."

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