Where is your home country?
Where do you live now?
What languages do you speak?
Vietnamese, English, and Korean
What is the name of your course?
Master of Commerce in Business Law and Finance
When did you graduate?
What is the name of your education institution?
The University of Sydney (USYD)
I fell in love with Sydney after exploring several states of Australia. The weather in Sydney is good, not too much rain compared to England.
Why did you choose to study in this field?
I wanted to explore and develop an in-depth knowledge about financial markets, how they operate and are regulated and how financial scandals can still happen even though the law is quite strict.
Why did you decide to study in NSW?
I travelled to Australia during my high school years. I fell in love with Sydney after exploring several states of Australia. The weather in Sydney is good, not too much rain compared to England. Sydney has a unique atmosphere and offers an exciting lifestyle.
What opportunities has studying in NSW given to you?
I had the chance to explore a new city, travel, and experience a different culture when I moved from England to Sydney.
What was the highlight of your experience living in NSW?
The weather, exploring global cuisines, walking around Darling Harbour at night and going to the Sydney Opera House were highlights. It's also easy to go to the beach.
Did you work or undertake projects with employers or industry groups during your studies? If yes, how did this experience benefit your career?
Yes, I participated in two consulting projects with USYD during my winter break and summer holiday. I learned lots of new skills and developed my current skill set. I was able to experience real working life in Sydney and was able to meet and be trained under the best mentor.
What are you doing now in your career?
I was a strategy consultant but now I'm working as an investment analyst for an investment bank specialising in foreign funds and capital markets.
Can you share any career advice for current students or graduates?
Be proactive, practise a lot beforehand, and do in-depth research about the firm/company and the job that you would like to apply for.