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Sophie's story: From swimming to the classroom

  • Blog
  • 3 min video
  • Posted May 2023

Warrnambool Res alum Sophie achieved a lot while living on campus, from completing her Marine Biology studies to competitive swimming at a national level, and making lifelong friends.

In this video, Sophie returns to Warrnambool campus to reflect on her time living on Res, including the highlights and challenges. Sophie also shares her story since uni, including becoming a teacher and an upcoming move to the Northern Territory.

Deakin Residential Services is delighted to celebrate 50 years of student accommodation throughout 2023. We are sharing stories of alumni who have lived and studied with us over the last 50 years, as well as bringing past ressies together for three great reunion events in June.

Read more about the celebrations and register for reunion events here.

Written by

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Sam Johnstone Manager, Experience and Engagement

Sam Johnstone is Manager, Experience and Engagement at Deakin Residential Services. With a background in engagement and student experience roles across Deakin and the wider Higher Education sector, Sam is passionate about supporting students to reach their full potential.

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