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Meet some of our current students and graduates in biomedical sciences.
Master of Laboratory Medicine
Seeking more knowledge and a competitive edge to advance his career, Abdullah Aloniadeel travelled to Melbourne to study the Master of Laboratory Medicine at RMIT.
Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Laboratory Medicine)
Abir El Souki hopes to become a doctor and is using the laboratory medicine degree as her stepping stone to getting there.
Alody Sy completed a Master of Laboratory Medicine at RMIT while working part time as a laboratory assistant.
While completing a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Laboratory Medicine), Amanda Hong completed a work placement at Box Hill Hospital where she now works as a graduate medical scientist.
Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
A Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences struck Ameena Jabbar as the best way to combine her passion for helping people and commitment to research.
Looking to deepen her knowledge and advance her career, Cathleen Jan is completing a Master of Laboratory Medicine, while working in the toxicology department of a pathology laboratory.
After completing a Bachelor of Science, Christina Lobo decided to pursue her interest in working in the field of laboratory medicine, by enrolling in a Masters of Laboratory Medicine at RMIT.
As part of the laboratory medicine program, Cristina Bitzilis completed placement at St. Vincent's Hospital where she not only gained practical experience but also landed a full-time job offer.
Bachelor of Biomedical Science
Dale Calleja enrolled in a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and discovered an appreciation for science biology and an urge to find out more about the natural world.
Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing)
An interest in laboratory work and a desire for practical learning turned Dalia Al-Hido towards a Diploma of Laboratory Technology (Pathology Testing).
As part of the Master of Laboratory Medicine, Dominic Fernandez completed a work placement at
the Royal Children’s Hospital where he now works as a medical scientist.
Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Pharmaceutical Sciences)
As part of his pharmaceutical science studies, Duncan Maher completed work placement at Ipsen Pharmaceuticals where he gained valuable industry connections and experience.
An interest in biology and helping people led Hugh Reynolds to study laboratory medicine.
Ibrahim Muhayya was working as a blood bank technician in Saudi Arabia before the support of a government scholarship enabled him to undertake further studies in laboratory medicine.
PhD (Biomedical Science)
Jake Collie’s success as an undergraduate in RMIT’s Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Honours) degree created a pathway for him to move directly into a PhD in the biomedical sciences.
An interest in biology and chemistry led Jennifer Diaz to study biomedical science, where she is furthering her knowledge and understanding of the human body in order to pursue a career in research.
Juliana hopes her degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences will set her on the path to becoming a successful researcher.
Jye Mason’s plan was to become a scientific officer in the Australian Army. Instead he discovered a love for haematology and now has a career as a transfusion haematologist in his sights.
Kelly Bannister has already worked for nine years as a scientist and research assistant. She hopes the Master of Laboratory Medicine will help her move into a medical scientist role.
Biomedical science student, Kristy Meiselbach has applied the theory and skills she has gained at RMIT, to her work as an intern with the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research.
Minesh Lalla completed the Master of Laboratory Medicine to further his studies and chose RMIT as it combined theory with practical experience. Now he's working to improve cancer diagnosis.
Fascinated by the complexity of the human body and the cardiovascular system, studying the Bachelor of Biomedical Science was an obvious choice for Rana.
Ruth Cowburn chose to study at RMIT because it’s the only place in Victoria that offers all the majors in the clinical discipline. The degree is also accredited in the UK.
Sarah chose to study the Bachelor of Biomedical Science Laboratory Medicine with RMIT because of the programs professional placements, accreditation and strong links to industry.
Motivated to improve the health of others, Shabneet Sohi undertook a Bachelor of Laboratory Medicine, which included a placement in anatomical pathology at the Alfred Hospital.
Simone Huang has a newfound interest in haematology and is looking forward to a career as a laboratory scientist.
Having already completed a bachelor of biomedicine at another university, Sitao Liu came to RMIT to upskill with a Master of Laboratory Medicine to get the job she wanted.
Sumaia El Sayed chose RMIT because of its industry connections and facilities. RMIT's diverse subject choice has given her a clearer idea of what she wants to become, and that’s a medical researcher.
The opportunity to complete a practical placement attracted international student, Xian Chen to study a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Laboratory Medicine) at RMIT.