Alec Sheikh - Egypt

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Science

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Plans for the future?

Laboratory-based work in genetic engineering research

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Easy to connect with people

Where can we find you at the weekend?

In Melbourne or at home

Where can we find you online?

Soccer news sites, Facebook and MSN

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

Jazz

Best thing about Geelong?

Nice people, fresh air, open spaces

Andy Pham Nguyen - Vietnam

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Commerce

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Commerce - majors finance and accounting

Plans for the future?

Working at the bank / finance

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Making new friends and experience with a professional studying environment

Where can we find you at the weekend?

City and Doncaster shopping centre

Where can we find you online?

Facebook

Best thing about Melbourne?

Sophisticated, extraordinary and fantastic city

Jessica Chui - Hong Kong

What did you study at MIBT?

Diploma of Health Sciences

What did you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Health Sciences majoring in Psychology and People, Society and Health

Plans for the future?

I am currently working at MIBT. I would like to pursue my study in Master of Counselling Psychology or Clinical Psychology.

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Supportive teaching staff and the small class teaching in MIBT which I feel easily to adapt the study in Australia.

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

My family

Where can we find you on the weekend?

Home, Sunday Market and Cinemas.

Benjamin Szekely - Australia

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Media and Communication

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Digital Film and Media

Plans for the future?

Working the film industry with the ultimate goal of being a director

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

There's more one-on-one time with lecturers

Where can we find you at the weekend?

Hanging out with friends, playing video games

Where can we find you online?

Games and movie websites

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

Friends and family

Best thing about Melbourne?

Interesting landscape

Brooke Su Hnin Htut Aung - Myanmar

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Media and Communications

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Film and Video

Plans for the future?

To become a film director

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Comfortable environment, relaxed pace, provides a stepping stone to Deakin

Where can we find you at the weekend?

Studying at home, playing the violin or guitar

Where can we find you online?

Facebook

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

Music

Best thing about Geelong?

Environment, Shopping, People

Sondaruwan Geeganage - Sri Lanka

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma Of Engineering

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Engineering ( Mechatronics & robotics)

Plans for the future?

Work for Honda Motor Co-op in Japan.

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Making friends from all over the world

Where can we find you at the weekend?

DFO in Melbourne

Part-time job?

Self employed Auto mechanic

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

My laptop

Best thing about Melbourne ?

Awesome Shopping

Katelyn Mortimer - South Africa

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Science

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Science

Plans for the future?

I might want to do something in Veterinary Science

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Great atmosphere

Where can we find you at the weekend?

In town or working

Where can we find you online?

Facebook

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

TV

Best thing about Melbourne/Geelong?

Rural/city atmosphere

Makoto Nagano - Japan

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Health Sciences

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Health Sciences, majoring in Nutrition and Food Science

Plans for the future?

Work as a nutritionist in Japan in a hospital or health organisation

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

It's a great pathway to a degree course, and it saves a lot of time for students!

Where can we find you at the weekend?

Hang out with friends at the beach or local pub

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

My friends!

Best thing about Melbourne?

Constant fun activities!

Masayo Komeda - Japan

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of health and science

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of food science and nutrition or Master of Dietetic

Plans for the future?

Working as a dietitian in Japan

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Introduction to food science and nutrition

Where can we find you at the weekend?

Camberwell market

Where can we find you online?

Facebook or e-mail

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

Love and health

Best thing about Melbourne?

Good friends, good nature

Michael Peel - Australia

What are you studying at MIBT?

Engineering

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Civil Engineering

Plans for the future?

To become a civil engineer

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Small class (know everyone), access to teachers, 4 hours straight of class

Where can we find you at the weekend?

Working as a lifeguard and playing sports

Best thing about Geelong?

Convenient location, friendly

Racheal Warchulski - Australia

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Health Sciences

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Health Science

Plans for the future?

Secondary school teacher

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Lectures and tutorials are within the same 4-hour block

Where can we find you at the weekend?

With friends at the movies or out for dinner

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

My mobile phone

Best thing about Melbourne?

Melbourne City

Vishrut Jain - India

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Computing

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of IT/Major: Computer Science and Software Development

Plans for the future?

Join my dad's company to expand it

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

High technology, modern infrastructure and friendly lecturers

Where can we find you at the weekend?

On my cosy bed or at East Bennetswood Cricket Club

Where can we find you online?

Social networks and Yahoo messenger

Best thing about Melbourne?

Charming and Friendly

Nabeel Ahmed - Pakistan

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Computing

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor in IT Security and Networking

Plans for the future?

To become a great scholar and make my mother proud of me.

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Best environment to study. Helpful administration staff and best teaching staff.

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

My sweet mother

Where can we find you on the weekend?

Working or at Doncaster tennis club

Dorje Gurung - Nepal

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Commerce

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Commerce (Years 2 & 3)

Plans for the future?

Financial planner

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

The ease of making friends, and usage of facilities.

Where can we find you at the weekend?

Playing soccer in Brunswick or Footscray, and maybe catching a movie at Melbourne Central

Where can we find you online?

Soccer news sites, Facebook and MSN

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

Soccer

Best thing about Melbourne ?

A wide variety of food, and the amazing graffiti.

Yuan Si Zheng - China

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Engineering

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Civil Engineering

Plans for the future?

Civil Engineer

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

Studying in groups.

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

Family

Best thing about Melbourne ?

Safety, Fresh air

Sharnelle Vella - Australia

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Media and Communications

What are you studying at Deakin?

Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communication)

Plans for the future?

Work in a PR agency, maybe continue my honours year.

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

MIBT Eased transition to Deakin. Helpful tutors, and excellent support.

Where can we find you online?

CNN, eBay or ninemsn.

Part-time job?

I work in a retail store in Chadstone Shopping Mall.

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

My cat and sister!

Minning Huang - China

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Engineering

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Engineering (Years 2 3 & 4)

Plans for the future?

Be an engineer and make the world better.

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

More communications with classmates.

Where can we find you at the weekend?

I’m hard to find~!

Where can we find you online?

Facebook

Part-time job?

Used to work as a sales girl in Abbess Opal Mine in Melbourne CBD

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

Internet! :)

Mason Alexander Prinsloo - South Africa

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Health Sciences

What are you going to study at Deakin afterwards?

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Plans for the future?

Get a PhD in my field and have my own practice

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

MIBT opened the door to Deakin straightaway

Where can we find you at the weekend?

Hanging out at a friend's place or Movies

Where can we find you online?

Facebook and Deaking International's online community

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

Friends and family

Hugh Chapman - Australia

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Engineering

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Mechanical Engineering

Plans for the future?

Travel around

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

My lecturer cracking jokes

Where can we find you at the weekend?

Hanging out

Where can we find you online?

eBay

Best thing about Melbourne?

Corio Village

Luke Shepherd - Australia

What are you studying at MIBT?

Diploma of Management

What will you study at Deakin afterwards?

Business Management or Law

Plans for the future?

I'd like to go into Business Development or Commercial Law

Favourite thing about studying at MIBT/Deakin?

The lecturers are more helpful, and it's a more personalised approach

Where can we find you at the weekend?

Studying or working

The one thing you couldn’t live without?

Girlfriend

Best thing about Melbourne?

Nightlife

 

Orientation

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