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Science without borders student really digs Brisbane

14 September 2016

Gustavo Henrique Junqueira Penitente came to UQ on a study abroad exchange from Brazil in 2014 and has now moved back to Brisbane to work with Delta Group as an engineer.

"When I first came to The University of Queensland on exchange from Brazil, my goal was to improve my English language skills and gain some international workplace experience— but I got much more.

I have recently moved back to Brisbane from my hometown of Campinas, in the state of Sao Paulo, to work as a project engineer with Delta Group, the same construction and demolition company I interned with while on exchange in 2014.

Improving my communication skills at UQ and then working with Delta Group really gave me an advantage getting a job in Australia once I graduated."

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