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William Lam

Class Year: 2021

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Sydney

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: NSW

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

William Lam

Class Year: 2021

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Sydney

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: NSW

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Biography

I can speak for most migrant children when I say there's a common resentment against the overwhelming pressure to perform well academically. But after travelling, I've come to recognise the roots behind my familial expectations, releasing that birth in Australia came with an exclusive suite of rights and privileges.

 

I am seeking a future in Human Rights Law and Finance, because I hope to promote equality of opportunity for the boy or girl on the opposite side of the world, who has the same dreams and capabilities, but has little hope in achieving them because where they were born. I endeavour to find ways in reconciling the political tensions between China and Australia, because in the end, there is so much we can learn from each other and the people hurting the most from this are the everyday people.

 

At the moment, I am enjoying self-studying Mandarin and cooking dishes from different cultures, alongside my studies in Commerce and Law.

Skills & Expertise

  • Australia-China Relations
  • Law and Human Rights
  • Educating myself and others
  • Publications
  • Inequality and poverty

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