70 Faces of ANU
For seven decades, people from across the world have flocked to ANU to be the first to learn the nature of things. As the University marks its 70th birthday, ANU Reporter asked the ANU community one question: What does ANU mean to you?
“My parents have worked here for most of my life so for me, ANU is almost home.” Jemima Edwards, studying Bachelor of Science.
“As far as the School of Art goes, ANU connects you into the industry in a way that other arts schools don’t or can’t.” Sarah Humphrey, studying Bachelor of Visual Arts.
“This is my new home. It’s a community and a place of study and friends.” Emily Dickie, studying Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science.
“ANU means opportunities that my parents didn’t have.” Sayan Dev De, studying Bachelor of Engineering.
“It means stress and assignments. It means time, money and not enough sleep.” Kimmy Lee, studying Bachelor of International Relations.
“I love the accepting and open culture here.” Sophie England, studying Bachelor of International Relations and Bachelor of Arts (History).
“I love the ANU campus. I wish I could still be a student.” Gaelle Tregoning, school teacher, visiting ANU with students.
“ANU is my former university. I love the campus, it feels like home. I return for the gym, it’s my own personal haven.” Bob Alexander, LLB (Hons) ’66.
“ANU is a new start. I’m returning to university after a 20-year break.” Peter Wilkie, studying Bachelor of Sociology.
“ANU is the place to better myself.” Olal Ekan, studying Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Commerce.
“ANU means an opportunity to grow, innovate and make the world a better place.” Sameen Mahmood, studying Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts.
“ANU is my gateway to the world.” Marzia Hoque, studying Bachelor of International Relations and Bachelor of Economics.
“ANU is the result of my parents’ hard work. I owe them everything.” Francisca Wong, studying Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts.
“It’s an opportunity to study topics that really interest me with really great researchers and lecturers.” Dzifa Amenuvegbe, studying Honours in Biology.
“ANU is a haven.” Susan Hunt, PhD candidate at the Fenner School of Environment and Society.
“Discovery.” Mary Parker, studying Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics.