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Augustus Evans-Barns

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Queensland

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: QLD

Position: I am currently studying a double bachelor degree in Commerce and Economics at the University of Queensland and undertaking an exchange at Beijing Tsinghua University.

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Augustus Evans-Barns

Class Year: 2017

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Queensland

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: QLD

Position: I am currently studying a double bachelor degree in Commerce and Economics at the University of Queensland and undertaking an exchange at Beijing Tsinghua University.

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Biography

I have had aspirations to move into the finance sector to upon graduation since before I finished high school, ideally to find work in an investment bank or consulting firm. Besides this, since a young age I have had a passion for Asian culture, commencing study of Chinese (Mandarin) at 12 years of age and still continue to study to this day. Alongside this, I enjoy contributing to charities that I can personally relate to, I have been a part of the leukaemia foundation and also been involved in helping disadvantaged Asian children receive a better education through providing myself as a teacher to those without access to schools and sufficient study materials.

Interests & Passions

  • Chinese Language
  • Chinese Culture
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Economics
  • Education

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