3010

University of Melbourne

What happens after you leave university? Will you end up doing exactly what you trained for, or something else entirely? In the 3010 podcast, we meet University of Melbourne alumni on career paths that have taken them to interesting – and sometimes unexpected – places. The companion podcast to 3010, the University’s magazine for alumni and friends. www.unimelb.edu.au/3010

In this bonus episode of 3010, University of Melbourne alumna and counsellor Suellen Peak shares her top three tips for looking after your mental health when you're trying to conceive using assisted reproduction. For more from Suellen, listen to The Fertility Counsellor, another episode in the 3010 series.


Presenter and producer: Georgia Pryce

Audio engineer: Chris Hatzis

Music: Rory Clark


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If you’re trying to get pregnant through assisted reproduction, you’re probably already looking after your physical health. But what about your mental health? That’s where University of Melbourne alumna Suellen Peak comes in. She's a counsellor who uses positive psychology techniques to support people who need a bit of help from science to conceive. She explains how focusing on strengths rather than weaknesses has changed her career, and helped hundreds of would-be parents.

Listen to our bonus episode, right after this one, for Suellen's top tips on coping when you are going through assisted reproductive treatment.


Reporter and producer: Val McFarlane

Audio engineer: Chris Hatzis

Theme music: Rory Clark

Special thanks to Lauren Hartnett

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Expert Hack​ is a new podcast from the University of Melbourne about the changing world of work, and how industry experts are finding clever solutions to tricky problems. Learn how experts are preparing for the future and their hacks for thriving in the workplace. Go to unimelb.edu.au/experthack for more information.


University of Melbourne graduate Dr Kat Franklin has practised medicine in some of the world's most challenging and dangerous environments, including Afghanistan, South Sudan and Iraq. She tells us why and how she does it – and how, of all the places she’s been, Oxford University, with its Harry Potter-style buildings, was one of the strangest.


Reporter and producer: Val McFarlane

Audio engineer: Chris Hatzis

Theme music: Rory Clark

Special thanks to Lauren Hartnett

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Who’s going to get your money when you die? Will it all go to your family? What else could you do with it? Dr Jennifer Henry could help you work that out. Once a plant scientist, Jennifer now spends her days working with people who want to leave gifts in their wills to support the University of Melbourne. Jennifer and some of the people she works with explain why leaving a legacy is so important.

Reporter and producer: Val McFarlane

Audio engineer: Chris Hatzis

Theme music: Rory Clark

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