iLaunch student leaders

iLaunch is a community of first year international students from the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences sharing their knowledge with incoming international and domestic students to successfully launch their UQ journey.

Get to know our 2019 iLaunch student leaders.

2019 iLaunch student leaders

KatherineFirst name: Katherine
Studying: Master of Social Work
Home country: Hong Kong
What I love most about UQ: The caring and supportive learning environment created between the students and teaching staff.
Best place to go in Brisbane: The Davies Park Market at West End.

 

 

 

YutingFirst name: Yuting
Studying: Masters of Counselling
Home country: China
What I love most about UQ: Our teachers and the ducklings.
Best place to go in Brisbane: South bank area along the water.

 

 

 

DinaFirst name: Dina
Studying: Masters of Counselling
Home country: Egypt
What I love most about UQ: The beautiful nature all over campus; and the classical buildings around the Great Court. I also love the entertainment and events. I get to meet people from all over the world. 
Best place to go in Brisbane: My favourite place in Brisbane is South Bank. The view of the river is lovely and there is a lot to do and see there.

 

 

MahnoorFirst name: Mahnoor
Studying: Masters of Counselling
Home country: Pakistan
What I love most about UQ: I love that UQ is such a diverse university with students from around the world.
Best place to go in Brisbane: South Bank; the Cultural Forecort and the Queensland Art Gallery.

 

 

 

XuheFirst name: Xuhe
Studying: Master of Counselling
Home country: China
What I love most about UQ: Our teacher and tutors!
Best place to go in Brisbane: The Botanical Gardens – it’s gorgeous.

 

 

 

NatashaFirst name: Natasha
Studying: Master of Nursing Studies
Home country: Zimbabwe/Canada
What I love most about UQ: At UQ there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in activities, volunteer and information sessions – giving the students the opportunity to graduate as well rounded employable individuals.
Best place to go in Brisbane: Eat Street Markets as there are plenty of food, drink, and dessert options, live music, games to play and funky displays to enjoy.

 

 

BoboFirst name: Bo Bo
Studying: Masters of Nursing Studies
Home country: Singapore
What I love most about UQ: UQ life
Best place to go in Brisbane: Kangaroo Point

 

 

 

EstherFirst name: Esther
Studying: Master of Nursing Studies
Home country: Hong Kong
What I love most about UQ: Beautiful campus
Best place to go in Brisbane: South Bank and the CBD

 

 

 

JuwenFirst name: Juwen
Studying: Bachelor of Nursing and Midwifery
Home country: China
What I love most about UQ: UQ is a great university. The main campus in St Lucia is very beautiful. UQ provides me with great learning resources. Excellent facilities and academics.
Best place to go in Brisbane: Sunnybank, because there are lots of restaurants that serve yummy food.

 

 

 

NapuraFirst name: Nupura
Studying: Masters of Counselling
Home country: India
What I love most about UQ: The campus is lively and vibrant with a number of fun events each week.
Best place to go in Brisbane: Eagle Street Pier at night for a beautiful view of the river and the Story Bridge.

 

 

 

MingiFirst name: Mingi
Studying: Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)
Home country: South Korea
What I love most about UQ: The beautiful campus, 24 hour library, transportation convenience, various clubs and associations.
Best place to go in Brisbane: South Bank, Kangaroo Point, Mt Coot-tha, Botanical gardens.

 

 

 

MingFirst name: Ming
Studying: Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery
Home country: China
What I love most about UQ: The Academic environment and some awesome people in the program
Best place to go in Brisbane: Botanical Gardens and Mt Coot-tha

 

 

 

SellyFirst name: Selly
Studying: Master of Nursing Studies
Home country: Indonesia
What I love most about UQ: The beautiful campus, culturally diverse students and staff, and the fantastic facilities and workshops to help improve your academic studies.
Best place to go in Brisbane: South Bank and West End

 

 

 

AnaFirst name: Ana
Studying: Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)
Home country: Singapore
What I love most about UQ: Free food
Best place to go in Brisbane: Fairy Light tree at the CBD Botanical gardens

 

 

 

JovitaFirst name: Jovita
Studying: Bachelor of Dental Science (Hons)
Home country: Singapore
What I love most about UQ: The flora and fauna at UQ lakes
Best place to go in Brisbane: South Bank festivals and markets

 

 

 

LinxiFirst name: Linxi
Studying: Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery
Home country: China
What I love most about UQ: The beautiful campus, nice facilities and our kind and helpful staff.
Best place to go in Brisbane: The city and South Bank.

 

 

 

First name: Ayo
Studying: Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery
Home country: Nigeria
What I love most about UQ: The diversity of the university
Best place to go in Brisbane: South Bank

 

 

 

First name: Gayle
Studying: Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)
Home country: Singapore
What I love most about UQ: Friends and conducive learning environment
Best place to go in Brisbane: Sunny Bank

 

 

 

 

First name: Janice
Studying: Bachelor of Dental Science (honours)
Home country: Malaysia
What I love most about UQ: The sandstone buildings, and beautiful purple jacarandas.
Best place to go in Brisbane: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, shopping at Brisbane DFO and Kangaroo Point Lookout.