“I love being a MindSET-do presenter because the kids are always so interested in the topic you are teaching and I get to share my absolute love for studying and my program”
— Olivia Herrmann
Q: Name of the program you are enrolled in at UniSC
Bachelor of Urban Design and Town Planning (honours)
Q: Name of the town you went to primary school?
Q: How would you describe yourself when you were in Primary school Years 4 – 6?
In primary school I was a total nerd and wanted to get the best grades I possibly could, especially in maths because that was my favourite subject.
Q: Name of the town you went to high school?
Sippy Downs, Qld
Q: Which were your favourite subjects in high school?
Maths, Humanities and Social Science
Q: How would you describe yourself when you were in High school?
My favourite subject in high school was ancient history, and I also continued my love for maths. I was in the school band and played an instrument for 6 years.
Why did you want to become a presenter?
I wanted to become a MindSET-do presenter because they had started the Sustainable Neighbourhoods program and I wanted to share my passion for planning with the kids to perhaps inspire them to come and study at UniSC.
What do you like about being a presenter?
I love being a MindSET-do presenter because the kids are always so interested in the topic you are teaching (most of them) and I get to share my absolute love for studying and my program.
If you could offer students in primary school and high school one piece of advice, what would it be?
Remember that you should make the choice that feels right for you because your future is your decision.