Marlon Arthur Huwae
Where is your home country?
What languages do you speak?
Indonesian and English
I was selected as the one of the South East Asia delegation to meet President Barack Obama in 2015.
What is the name of your course?
PhD in Anthropology
What is the name of your education provider?
Tell us about your experience studying in NSW
Studying in NSW has exposed me to a world class university and some amazing people. I have grown so much academically and now can work as a tutor at the University of Sydney. I can contribute to the community by volunteering at the Australian Red Cross and the local church. I am so blessed to be studying about social entrepreneurship, design thinking and business planning at the Macquarie University Incubator.
Studying in NSW has exposed me to a world class university and amazing people
What has been your favourite experience in NSW?
I was supported by my University through the social entrepreneur course offered through the Macquarie Business Incubator. This Incubator unit at Macquarie University provides an enabling environment for individuals and teams to build their business via networking, capacity building and bridging with potential investors. I was selected for the course based on my business idea. The social entrepreneurship program was offered in 2019. The program is fully sponsored by Macquarie University. It empowered me with a sense of leadership, networking and consultation regarding my business idea.
What advice do you have for other international students?
Just be open minded and positive to immerse yourself in the amazing environment that Australia can offer. Join the local community, the student club, and spend your time exploring the beautiful tourist sites in Australia. Also, please meaningfully engage with the community by joining local community organisations and groups.