Feature articles

Talented undergraduate students contribute to thriving tech sector and ties with Asia

From a doctor investigating a mental health curriculum for schools to a software engineer testing the limits of energy efficient artificial intelligence, 2023 Westpac Future Leaders are a highly capable and curious group of postgraduate students who will positively impact Australia.

A dream realised

2021 Westpac Asian Exchange Scholar Hannah Chen had her study abroad dreams put on hold when pandemic related lockdowns continued last year. Fast forward 12 months and she's studying computer science at Singapore Management University. She also recently attended the Westpac Asian Exchange Leadership Residential. Here's what she had to say about the experience.

Finding a family away from home

Returning from the 2022 Westpac Asian Exchange Leadership Residential held in Singapore last month, Jiah Pang reflects on his once in a lifetime experience, sharing program highlights and new learnings. Jiah is currently studying engineering at the University of Sydney but is undertaking a semester abroad at Nagoya University in Japan.