Full time


This photo essay is an exploration into a day in the life of four students who work and study full time.

Student life is hard, but what about those students who do it harder – the ones who manage to juggle a full time university course load and a full time work schedule?

How do they do it?

Danielle Jenner attends Notre Dame University and runs her own remedial massage therapy business.

Jamie Tunbridge is a full time, online student who attends Murdoch University and has three jobs.

Danielle Thomas works 40 to 60 hours a week and is completing a double degree in Law and Arts at Edith Cowan University. She says she burns out a lot from working such long hours, sometimes up to three weeks straight, twelve hours a day. 

Stacey Lyon is completing a Management Diploma at Central TAFE. She says: “It is very stressful to work and study full time, I run myown business, see all my own clients and pay all of my own taxes.”

I look up to these students because of their ability to multi-task and organise themselves in a methodical manner to achieve their goals …

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