Jas was pushed outside her comfort zone when she came to Melbourne – moving interstate by herself and transitioning from high school to university were challenging at first but she embraced everything the University of Melbourne had to offer.
With a passion for sport, medicine, law and science, Jas found the Melbourne Model ideal, it allowed her to keep up her core interests while completing the Bachelor of Biomedicine.
I developed new skills - time management, leadership, communication and organization and I took up any opportunities that came my way. I attended grad expos, panels, lectures, orientation activities and talked to current and past students to help with the transition, to meet new people and settle into Melbourne
During her BBMED studies, Jas has developed a strong passion for First Nation’s Health, rural and remote medicine and surgery and plans to see where these interests take her. She has always strived give back, to create change towards a healthier, more sustainable and community-oriented world.
“My upbringing and the diverse experiences that I’ve had growing up have shaped who I am today and reinforced my desire to make a positive difference where I can,” she says.