Beth is a proud Wiradjuri woman from Canberra. Later in life, Beth took the first step in her journey to becoming a lawyer, by completing CDU’s free Tertiary Enabling Program. Now, Beth is well on the way to achieving her dream; she is finishing her law degree online, in three years instead of four, while working as a legal intern at a law firm.
When Beth decided to leave school before finishing year 12, she wondered if this decision would follow her for life. Beth comes from a line of strong, hard working women — and not getting an ATAR was the start of her story, not the end.
She’s the first person in her family to go to university, and guided by a strong moral compass, has always been interested in the law. But before she could enrol in a law degree at CDU, she completed CDU’s free Tertiary Enabling Program, a 16-week program that acts as an alternate pathway into uni.