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Student Story

Samuel 

I left school in year 9. As a “science-geeky nerd” I found it hard to deal with the standard school structure. Fast forward 3 years and I decided that I desperately wanted to go to university. Despite having had bad experiences with schools, I loved learning. I enrolled at CJ and haven’t looked back.

I left school in year 9. As a “science-geeky nerd” I found it hard to deal with the standard school structure. Fast forward 3 years and I decided that I desperately wanted to go to university. Despite having had bad experiences with schools, I loved learning. I enrolled at CJ and haven’t looked back.

The best things about CJ:
• The mature atmosphere. Everyone here wants to be here and learn.
• The lack of bullying. In three years I saw hardly any and what I saw was policed quickly.
• The support. The teachers are kind and always offered help.
• The freedom. Having choices regarding what courses you do.

The career choice I have pursued because of my achievements at CJ: 
• Went to UWA to study Neuroscience
• Switched to computer science because most of what I was being taught I’d already learnt at CJ!

My future plans are to get my undergraduate degree, possibly do a post grad or masters, and continue to learn. I’ve taken up English tutoring and if I enjoy that I might even go into teaching!