IB alumni from Oceania

We reached out to IB alumni from across Oceania and asked them to share their experiences from the Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP). Read more about why these alumni chose to do the IB, and where they are today.


Hannah Liddell – Wellington, New Zealand

Hannah Liddell completed her IB diploma at Queen Margaret College, New Zealand. She currently specializes in project management, airport planning and design at an engineering consultancy, hoping to foster sustainable thinking in the industry.

Henry Parham – Springfield, Australia

Henry Parham graduated from the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Mercedes College, South Australia. He is currently working in the field of international development.

Amy Wu – Auckland, New Zealand

Amy Wu completed the Diploma Programme in 2015 at St Cuthbert’s College in Auckland, New Zealand. She is now studying health science and chemistry at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Samantha Nixon – St. Lucia, Australia

Samantha Nixon completed the IB Diploma Programme at the Queensland Academy for Science, Mathematics and Technology. She is currently a researcher at the Institute for Molecular Biosciences at the University of Queensland, exploring how spider venoms can be used to combat parasitic diseases that have a major socialand economic impact on Australia.

Anna-Sophia Lazarou – Victoria, Australia

Anna-Sophia Lazarou completed the Diploma Programme at Methodist Ladies’ College in 2004. She is currently an international airline pilot based out of Hong Kong and is pursuing post graduate studies in international security.