Our students

Our students are part of a vibrant program of research, education and training at cutting the edge of national security policy-making. Their careers span government, defence, diplomacy, private industry, the media and non-government organisations.

James Mortensen, PhD candidate at the National Security College

Infinite hoops in life and quidditch – Q&A with ANU quidditch coach

5 July 2017

James Mortensen started his doctoral studies at the National Security College (NSC) two years ago. His journey to NSC has been full of adventures in...

Doctoral scholar probes Australia's Africa policy

Doctoral scholar probes Australia's Africa policy

28 November 2016

PhD student Nikola Pijovic highlights NSC's link between academia and policymaking.

From Mongolia to Master of National Security

From Mongolia to Master of National Security

25 November 2016

When Mongolian national Enkh-Orshikh Khurlee was looking to pursue postgraduate studies in Australia, he says the Master of National Security Policy at...

Blending business and trade with national security study

Blending business and trade with national security study

21 October 2016

When Master of National Security Policy student Patricia Dias joined the NSC, it was the start of a significant career change.

Liam Jones

Policy adviser seeks new heights with security degree

30 September 2016

For Liam Jones, the Masters of National Security Policy was a natural stepping-stone towards a career in policymaking.

Jamie Storrie

Welcome PhD scholar Jamie Storrie

26 May 2016

Jamie commenced his doctoral studies with the National Security College in March 2016. Jamie is a natural scientist by training, completing his Bachelor...

From Crawford to Cambridge

26 August 2015

Nathan Ryan takes up a new post tackling cyber policy.

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