It can often feel like you are going through university alone, with no one to look up to. This is especially the case if you are one of the first in your family to go to university. We want to change that.

In this interview series you will find a range of Monash alumni, business men and women, academics and lawyers all speaking about their experiences with mental health, well-being and the law. Each interviewee comes from a different walk of life, and we hope that you can find something which resonates with you from their vast pools of experience.

Sarah Holloway: Founder of Matcha Mylkbar and Monash Alumni


“… We understand the struggle, so we decided to chat with Monash Arts/Law Alumni, and co-founder of Matcha Maiden, Sarah Holloway! This lawyer turned ‘funtreprenuer’ has definitely thrived in both the Law and Business life after she left her job as an M&A lawyer at King & Wood Mallesons to turn her amazing health food side-hustle into a full-blown global business!”

Emma Heuston: Partner at LegalVision & Flexible Work Pioneer


“… In this interview we ask Emma about her thoughts on the way technology is impacting employment and wellbeing in the legal sector, social justice and gender diversity, and what she thinks law students should strive for if they want a happy, healthy and fulfilling career in the law …”

The Importance of Individualism: A Conversation with Demetrio Zema from Law Squared


“If you are planning on coming out the other end happy and intact, you need to come into university every year in the proper frame of mind. In this article, I write about a conversation Ashley and I had with Demetrio Zema, the founder of Law Squared. As the young founder of a law firm built on more humanistic principles of empathy and individual freedom, Demetrio certainly did not tread the beaten path. In this conversation, Demetrio revealed several of his thoughts about university education and his own self-doubt and ways to combat same.”

Francis Qi: International Student and Graduate at Hunt & Hunt

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“… This exciting interview series was conducted by one of our co-founders Yan, and takes us through how Francis Qi recently received his graduate offer from Hunt & Hunt. Over the next three videos, Francis shares his personal experience in integration, seeking employment and further advice for international students …”

Reiko Okazaki: Victorian Barrister & Monash Law Lecturer 

ryoji-iwata-485375-unsplash2“… While Reiko was born and raised in Japan, her journey of learning the law and building a career in an unfamiliar place and can teach us much about integration and living away from home. She has also provided some career and studying advice for how to get the most out of your law degree …”