A Glimpse into WEHI Student Life 2021

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A Glimpse into WEHI Student Life presented by the WEHI Student Association (WESA)

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What is it really like to be a student at WEHI?

As part of the University of Melbourne's Science Festival 2021, the WEHI Student Association (WESA) are hosting a virtual event on Thursday 19 August 2021, 4pm - 6pm.

This event is an unique opportunity to gain insight into student life at WEHI and to explore the different career opportunities available.

  • Hear about our latest multidisciplinary medical research
  • Take a virtual tour our state-of-the-art research facilities with current students
  • Meet our students and network
  • Learn about Honours, undergraduate and postgraduate study at WEHI
  • Find out about our upcoming Student Open Days



  • Sarah Garnish, WESA President and PhD Student
  • Brodie Bailey, WESA Engagement Representative and PhD Student


  • Lung-Yu Liang, PhD Student - Chemical Biology Division
  • Antoine Terreaux, PhD Student - Epigenetics & Development Division
  • Serena Kane, PhD Student - Cancer Biology & Stem Cells Division
  • Pailene Lim, Honours Student - Infectious Diseases and Immune Defence Division

Followed by a Q&A session.

A guided virtual tour of WEHI: breaking into smaller groups to virtually tour WEHI with current students.

Please note:

  • Numbers are limited. You must register to attend. Registrations close 5pm Wednesday 18 August.
  • This event has been pivoted to an online event due to current government restrictions related to COVID-19.


Will there be food and beverages served during this event? No, unfortunately this will be an online event now.

Where is the event being held? Online via Zoom. Event access details will be sent to all registered guests closer to the date.

What do I need for the event? Pen and paper to write notes.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions? For further enquiries, contact: events@wehi.edu.au

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Organiser WEHI (Walter and Eliza Hall Institute)

Organiser of A Glimpse into WEHI Student Life 2021

WEHI is where the world’s brightest minds collaborate and innovate to make life-changing scientific discoveries that help people live healthier for longer. Our medical researchers have been serving the community for more than 100 years, making transformative discoveries in cancers, infectious and immune diseases, developmental disorders and healthy ageing. WEHI brings together diverse and creative people with different experience and expertise to solve some of the world’s most complex health problems. With partners across science, health, government, industry and philanthropy, we are committed to long-term discovery, collaboration and translation.

At WEHI, we are brighter together.

Find out more at www.wehi.edu.au

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