Student ambassador program

The NSW Department of Education is proud of its high quality curriculum and university-trained teaching professionals who provide students with the skills and opportunities to lead productive and rewarding lives as responsible citizens in Australia and internationally.

In the future, students will be lifelong learners in a complex and changing world where new technologies are creating global classrooms and business environments.

Many NSW Government School graduates have achieved high-profile positions in law, medicine, government, business, sport and entertainment in Australia and globally.

Visit our 2018 Student Ambassador video for more information.

Student Ambassador Profiles

Female student profile photo 

Name: Dove Weng
From: China
School: Asquith Girls High School (2021)
University: University of Sydney
Course: Bachelor of Psychology
Career goal: Medical doctor

Watch Dove's video on YouTube 
English / Simplified Chinese subtitles

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Female student profile photo 

Name: Ly Tam Nhu (Ruby) Nguyen
From: Vietnam
School: Bonnyrigg High School (2021)
University:  Western Sydney University
Course: Doctor of Medicine
Career goal: Medical doctor

Watch Ruby's video on YouTube
English / Vietnamese subtitles

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Sam (South Korea)

Name: Semin (Sam) Lee
From: South Korea
School: Castle Hill High School (2017)
University: UTS
Course: Bachelor of Architecture
Career goal: To be part of the collective design  process for the future cityscape of Sydney

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Female student profile photo 

Name: Dany Teang
From: Cambodia
School: Cabramatta High School (2021)
University: TAFE NSW
Course: Aged Care
Career goal: Nursing

Watch Dany's video on YouTube
English / Khmer subtitles

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Mahime Watanabe

Name: Mahime Watanabe
From: Japan
School: Rose Bay Secondary College (2017)
University: University of Wollongong
Course: Bachelor of Mathematics Education (Dean’s  Scholar)
Career goal: High school mathematics teacher.

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Henry (Vietnam)

Name: Trung Hau (Henry) Tran
From: Vietnam
School: Canley Vale High School (2018)
University: Western  Sydney University
Course: Bachelor of Construction Management
Career goal: To be a project manager for big  projects.

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Read Henry’s story
English / Vietnamese

Betty (China)

Name: Yuntian (Betty) Bi
From: China
School: Burwood Girls High School (2017)
University: University of Sydney
Course: Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Career goal: Physiotherapist

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English / Chinese

Female student profile photo Name: Yimei Zhao
From: China
School: Mosman High School
University: University of Queensland
Course: Bachelor of Health Science
Career goal: Pursue a career in the field of Medicine

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English / Chinese
Nancy Lin

Name: Nancy Lin
From: China
School: Burwood Girls High School (2019)
University: UNSW
Course: Bachelor of Education (Secondary) / Bachelor of Science
Career goal: To become a secondary school maths teacher.

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English / Chinese

Andrea Ha

Name: Andrea Ha
From: Vietnam
School: Beverly Hills Girls High School (2020)
University: UTS
Course: Bachelor of Computing Science (Honours)
Career goal: To become an AI developer.

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English / Vietnamese

Lia Seo

Name: Lia Seo
From: South Korea
School: Asquith Girls High School (2019)
University: UNSW
Course: Bachelor of International Studies
Career goal: To work for the United Nations

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Martina Zhang

Name: Martina Zhang
From: China
School: Killarney Heights High School (2015)
University: University of Sydney
Course: Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotheraphy)
Career goal: To have my own physiotherapy clinic or become an allied health manager.

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English / Chinese

Katherine (China)

Name: Peikun (Katherine) Qi
From: China
School: Beverly Hills Girls High School (2017)
University: UNSW
Course: Bachelor of Food Science and Technology
Career goal: Product development

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English / Chinese

Jen (Taiwan)

Name: Yi-Chen (Jen) Liu
From: Taiwan
School: Beverly Hills Girls High School (2013)
University: University of Sydney
Course: Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology
Employment: Jen is running a graduate program for a multinational corporation across 5 regions in the Asia Pacific and Japan.

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Steven (China)

Name: Xinxiang (Steven) Ji
From: China
School: Pennant Hills High School (2017)
University: UNSW
Course: Bachelor of Mechanical and Manufacturing  Engineering / Advanced Physics
Career goal: To help incorporate AI in the field  of manufacturing and hopefully aid kick-starting another industrial revolution.

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English / Chinese

Sue (Vietnam)

Name:Ngoc (Sue) Vo
From: Vietnam
School: Strathfield Girls High School (2018)
University: UNSW
Course: Bachelor of Actuarial Studies & Bachelor of Science
Career goal: To win a Nobel Prize in chemistry and physics.

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English / Vietnamese

Elizabeth (China)

Name: Zhengyang (Elizabeth) Hu
From: China
School: Beverly Hills Girls High School (2010)
University: University of Sydney
Course: Bachelor of Commerce
Employment: Elizabeth is currently working full-time in Sydney.

May (China)

Name: Shaowei (May) Tan
From: China
School: Randwick Girls High School (2017)
University: UNSW
Course: Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
Career goal: To conduct further research in chemical  modelling.

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Jane (China)

Name: Jinglin (Jane) Wang
From: China
School: Burwood Girls High School (2013)
University: UNSW
Course: Master of Information Technology
Career goal: To be a data analyst.
Employment: Jane is currently working as a part-time accountant in Sydney.

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English / Chinese

Andrea (China)

Name: Yirong (Andrea) Zhao
Country: China
School: Burwood Girls High School (2018)
University: University of Sydney
Course: Bachelor of Applied Science (Diagnostic Radiography)
Career goal: To be a great radiographer.

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Lucy (China)

Name: Di (Lucy) Wu
Country: China
School: Killarney Heights High School (2011)
University: UTS
Course: Master of Teaching in Secondary Education –  Mathematics
Employment: Lucy is working as a full-time teacher in NSW.

Dan (China)

Name: Dan Dai
From: China
School: Mosman High School (2012)
University: UNSW
Course: Master of Actuarial Studies
Employment: Dan is currently working as a full-time Actuary.

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English / Chinese

Shiyi (Julia) Zhu

Name: Shiyi (Julia) Zhu
Country: China
School: Killarney Heights High School (2016)
University: University of Sydney
Course: Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy - Honours)
Career goal: To specialise in rehabilitation and pursue higher degree research study.

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English / Chinese

Jun (China)

Name: Jun Wei
From: China
School: Killarney Heights High School (2016)
University: UNSW
Course: Bachelor of Medical Studies and Doctor of Medicine
Career goal: Clinical doctor

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English / Chinese