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Ian

Career change proved the perfect choice
Ian, a student paramedic participating in a medical emergency scenario with a fellow student.

Ian Devenish spent 15 years as a tradesman with various employers, including the Royal Australian Navy. He was hesitant leaving full-time work, unsure if he would suit academic study. Ian had to go back to basics and found he thrived in this new environment. 

‘I have come so far since starting study and I surprise myself every time I complete an assignment. I still manage to work 30 hours a week, while balancing study. I have also made many new friends at USQ which have made this experience easier.’ 

‘I chose paramedicine because I want to help the community and the work varies from day to day. When I finish my degree I am excited to pursue my goal to become a Paramedic in the UK.’ 

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