Meet some of the students from Basser College

Anthea Warne


Degree: Medicine

Hometown: Kingscliff, Northern NSW

Describe Basser in 3 words:
Vibrant, inclusive, home

Has living on campus been what you expected it to be?
I didn’t really know what to expect at all. Some things that sticks out for me are the convenience of living on campus, and feeling like I have more time because travel time is cut away. Also, there is lots of academic assistance, and it is so easy to make study groups with peers in campus accommodation.

What’s your favourite place to eat around UNSW?
Dino (when we have mexican)

What’s your go-to productivity trick?
Leaving college and walking down to the Law library to study. It’s become my stomping ground.

If you could snap your fingers and become an expert in something, what would it be?
Pastry making. 

Any advice to students thinking about living on campus?
Different colleges and campus accommodation have different cultures and catering aspects, so find one that suits your wants and needs.

Emilie Hughes


Degree: Bachelor of Law and Economics

Hometown: Byron Bay, NSW

What is your favourite part of living in Basser?
Life at Basser allows me to be involved in a diverse range of cultural, social, academic, and sporting activities. These opportunities have allowed me to develop personally through engaging with new perspectives and experiences.

Has living on campus been what you expected it to be?
Living on campus has far exceeded my expectations. I’ve met amazing people who encourage me to be the best version of myself. It’s also super convenient living so close to class and with people who study similar degrees.

What’s your go-to productivity trick?
Try and stay on top of your lectures and start your assignments as soon as you can. The library is a really good place to study and there’s always people from college to go there with.

How do you spend your free time?
I like to play soccer, go to the beach with my friends and eat good food.

Any advice to students thinking about living on campus?
Living on campus is an incredible experience as you have the opportunity to contribute to and become a part of an energetic, passionate and supportive community.