Thomas Helliwell


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Tom Helliwell

What are you studying?

Bachelor of commerce (Accounting/Finance).

How do you want to make a difference in the world?

Changing the world with a business degree gives the opportunity to work with charities and the government to help local communities come together and give everyone the opportunities they deserve

How would your friends, family or a colleague describe you?

I'd be described as and early riser who is always smiling and having a laugh. I'm dedicated and loyal to everyone i come in contact with. Always looking to travel and non-stop laughs with good people.

What are your career/life aspirations?

My ultimate career goal would be attaining my CA and going on adventurous and thrill seeking holidays that will create life long memories.

What was your first impression of studying accounting/business?

Studying accounting was the best decision I've ever made, be knowledgeable in business opens up a variety of career paths, is a universal degree giving you the opportunity to travel and helps on a personal level with managing your personal finances.

What do you wish other people knew about studying business/accounting?

Studying accounting is great for meeting new people, the opportunities you gain through internships around Australia and helps you understand more about income/ expenses, economics and government.