Name: Yoong Aun Lai
Preferred Name: Andrew
Degree and year of study?
Bachelors of Engineering (Honours) - Mechanical and Aerospace, 3rd Year
What inspired you to engage with the office and role(s) you currently hold?
Besides getting involved, hoping to better advocate and be a strong voice for students, the opportunities to understand and learn about the responsibilities for my current position also inspired to engage with the office.
What Clubs are you involved with at UofA?
Adelaide Mechanical Engineering Student Society (AMESS)
Adelaide University Malaysian Student Association (AUMSA)
What led you to join the club(s)?
Besides joining clubs based on personal interests, I believe that involvement in clubs that are related to my current degree will help in developing my professional and networking skills.
Favourite holiday destination/activity?
My favourite holiday activity is to read and play video games.
Favourite place to study on campus?
My favourite place to study on campus is at level 3 Hub.
What do you hope to achieve in your office and role(s) in 2020?
Continue to advocate for students, hoping to introduce new support services for students while maintaining and improving current services provided by the AUU.
What advice would you give to students starting out at the University of Adelaide?
One important advice that I would give to students starting out at the University of Adelaide is to never be afraid to seek help, especially from different support services provided by the university and the AUU