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Yuka Maruyama

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Degree and year of study?

Bachelor of Media with Bachelor of Computer Science

What inspired you to engage with the office and role(s) you currently hold?

I am Deaf since I was born, so I believe there are always ways we could better serve students with disability. We all deserve equal access to university services, events and many other means, and I know first-hand how exclusion feels likes.

What Clubs are you involved with at UofA?

I am used to joined AUHHC (Adelaide University Hip Hop dance Club).

What led you to join the club(s)?

I love dance, I have been dancing since I was in primary school.

Favourite holiday destination/activity?

Travel!!! I really love travel, I have been to more than 10 countries and always go to travel by taking a plane on holiday! NO TRAVEL NO LIFE!

Favourite place to study on campus?

IW Level 4, I love my study buddies in IW Level 4.

What do you hope to achieve in your office and role(s) in 2023?

 I want to help improve support systems such as this to better serve students with disability. And, I would love to make our lovely UofA much better that you are comfortable to study and enjoy your university life with other officers!

What advice would you give to students starting out at the University of Adelaide?

Make a lot of friends, don't be shy and afraid to talk to your classmates in lectures or workshops! It will make your uni life!!!