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William McClure

Class Year: 2022

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Melbourne

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: VIC

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

William McClure

Class Year: 2022

Scholarship: Asian Exchange

University: The University of Melbourne

Connect: LinkedIn Profile

State: VIC

Focus Area

Australia-Asia ties

Biography

I grew up in a multicultural household. I am Indigenous, from the Bunjalung community in the Northern Rivers area, and on my Fathers side, I have Thai ancestry. Growing up I always had interests in creative arts and language learning. I graduated high school in 2015 and moved from the Gold Coast to Melbourne. At University I have covered many Aboriginal Studies subjects and intend to major in Japanese. I have always had a love for language learning. I am excited to live in Japan and immerse myself in the language.

 

A simple memory is of me and my siblings playing and always being encouraged to express both the masculine and feminine sides of our personalities without fear.

Skills & Expertise

  • Queer Culture
  • Fashion
  • Music
  • Pop Culture
  • Gender Politics

"I hope to be a role model to any Queer or Aboriginal person who is wanting to go on exchange but thinks they can't due to reasons outside of their control."


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