‘Put the effort in’ if taking the path to university

Taylar AmoniniThe West Australian
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Now that the summer of post-graduation celebrations have come to an end, last year’s high school graduates are now trying to decide what path to take to adulthood.

For Hedland Senior High School graduate Brody Mellberg, the decision to attend university for his dream career was an easy one to make.

In February this year, Brody will move his life to Perth to attend Curtin University to study an electronic and communication engineering and computer science double degree.

“It feels great, like everything is working out and falling into place,” he said about heading off to Perth.

“I’m a bit nervous, but I think it’ll be alright.”

To make the move easier, Brody will be heading to university with the 2017 Curtin Excellence Scholarship which is awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence through their ATAR.

For future Year 11 and 12 students Brody shared some advice that kept him going in his high school years.

“You just have to work hard and put the effort in, there’s no way around it,” he said.

“If you want to take the path to university you just have to get on with it and put the effort in.”

A group of 12 students will begin their final year of high school this week and Brody said he wished them luck and to enjoy their last year of school.

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