Billy Koay

My advice would be to give any subject a try (even as a breadth or elective) because you won't know how much you enjoy something until you have tried it.

I have been in the Science stream throughout high school and am interested how and why people behave in certain ways. My interest in psychology also came about via exposure to the media's portrayal of different mental health issues.

Studying at the University of Melbourne has meant that I have achieved an item from my bucket list, which is to study abroad from Malaysia. My advice would be to give any subject a try (even as a breadth or elective) because you won't know how much you enjoy something until you have tried it.

One of the major highlights in my studies so far has been receiving a congratulatory letter that I was one of the top 3 students for my breadth in Finance 1. It was my breadth subject in my first semester and finance was an entirely new area of studies for me. I didn't expect to do very well but I did study harder to make up for it, and the hard work certainly paid off when I got my results. I was beyond surprised when I got the letter.

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