Sam

“I wanted to become a MIE Lab presenter so I could help encourage students who love STEM to pursue their passions!”

— Sam Whale


Q: Name of the program you are enrolled in at UniSC

Bachelor of Game Design

Q: Where did you go to primary school?

Sandgate State School


Q: How would you describe yourself when you were in Primary school Years 4 – 6?

In primary school, my favourite after school hobby was tinkering with circuits using my Arduino kit. I loved learning about how electricity worked and how I could design and create little gadgets. I often struggled to concentrate on subjects such as English and Math, but excelled in Science and ICT as there was always a new and exciting things to learn.

Q: Where did you go to high school?

Sandgate District State High School

Q: Which were your favourite subjects in high school?

Science, Technologies, The Arts

Q: How would you describe yourself when you were in High school?

6.How would you describe yourself when you were in High school? What were your hobbies, what did you like about school? Tell us about things that high school students might relate to about you.Required to answer. Single line text.

In High school, my personal hobby was game development. I loved game development so much because I had the power to create and interact with worlds that I otherwise could only imagine. I worked on creating these games whenever I had a free moment, whether it was in between classwork to break time.

Why did you want to become a MIE Lab presenter?

I wanted to become a MIE labs presenter so I could help encourage students who love STEM to pursue their passions.

What do you like about being a MIE Lab presenter?

Being a MIE Lab’s presenter is very fun because I love STEM!!


If you could offer students in primary school and high school one piece of advice, what would it be?

Have fun and be yourself! Follow your dreams!

“Have fun and be yourself! Follow your dreams!”

Sam Whale