Sport lover Carlie Bauer has followed a study pathway from degree to masters – and all the way to sport research at VU. She attributes her success to the industry experience she gained during her studies and her inspirational teachers.
I learnt from brilliant academics who ignited my passion for areas of study I had never previously considered. I also had an incredible opportunity to go on exchange to Canada which pushed me out of my comfort zone.
During my undergrad, I did a semester-long placement at in the . This is one of the greatest experiences the University offers its students. VU’s hands-on approach and placements give students an appreciation of why the theories we learnt are important, and how they’re applied to real-world scenarios.
In 2021 I enrolled in my Doctor of Philosophy. The working title of my thesis is: “Bone-muscle-fat interaction: uncovering the effect of exercise on lipocalin2 in older adults”.