Celebrating Our Graduates – Emman Noorazman

Celebrating Our Graduates – Emman Noorazman

Emman is a Bachelor of Communication (Media) student who spent two years studying through lockdown, completed an internship and is showcasing his final project – a short documentary titled ‘SUBCLASS 500: An International Student Life’

Emman first arrived in Melbourne from Malaysia to commence his Bachelor of Communication (Media) in January 2019.

Emman said a highlight of his course was being able to experience what working in media outside of studying will be like.  

What stood out to me was being able to be hands-on with the equipment and acquiring the studios, as it gave me an idea of what to do and what it’ll be like in the workplace

Emman shared with us his university experience and career goals once he officially graduates in December.  

Graduating student Emman Noorazman Graduating student Emman Noorazman

What was your pathway that led you to this course? How was your experience at RMIT Training?

I’ve always been interested in storytelling and, more specifically, telling stories through videos.

I joined RMIT through RMIT Training. RMIT Training offers students a pathway that prepares us for when we go to university. During my time at RMIT Training, I learnt about what we need in universities, such as correctly referencing and citing work, learning about plagiarism, and how to manage ourselves during assessments or stressful periods.  Not only that, but they also educated us about Australian culture, and sensitive but important topics such as cultural appropriation.

Did you complete any internships? 

I completed an internship with RMIT as a Communications Intern for the Student Experience team. My role during the internship was brainstorming ways to build awareness, engage with, and inform current and potential students about RMIT through various social media platforms. I am very excited to have been offered a casual position as a Communications Officer and have the opportunity to continue working with the team!

Can you tell me about the work you are showcasing?

The work I am showcasing and I'm most proud of is my final project, it holds a special meaning to me.  

It is a short documentary called ‘SUBCLASS 500: An International Student Life’. Being an international student and a minority myself, I want to see more light shone upon their stories in media and not used as stereotypical tropes.  

The documentary focuses on international students Amber & Ashmand as they discuss topics of living abroad, enduring lockdown, and finding their sense of belonging in Melbourne.

SUBCLASS 500: An International Student Life

In this short documentary film, RMIT University graduate Emman Noorazman explores the triumphs and challenges of being an international student.

Who are the educators that have helped you throughout your degree? 

Throughout my degree, I have a few notable names that I’d like to mention that have helped me. Thank you, Mark Poole, Paul Ritchard, Ruth Richards, Seth Keen, and Daniel Binns.  

What are your plans after graduating?

My goal after graduating is to find a job in the media industry in Australia that will lead me to the path of video editor. Even if I may not reach to the destination of editor, I know that I still want to be involved in the media industry in any way.

Are you graduating from RMIT this year? Join us for a range of events and activities to celebrate your achievements and help you get prepared for what comes next.

17 November 2022

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