Pang dishes up second cookbook, and new recipes with a bang

30/03/2022. By Carmelle Wilkinson.

Cook, author, business owner and dumpling king – Brendan Pang is on one impressive culinary journey.

Former Masterchef contestant and Perth “Dumpling King” Brendan Pang (BA Social Work, 2016) always knew he wanted to work with people.

After graduating from Curtin University, he landed a dream job in Broome in the field of child protection.

Throwing himself into the Broome lifestyle, Brendan enjoyed working with local kids and even taught boxing at the local youth club.

But it wasn’t long before he switched the boxing gloves for oven mittens and was accepted into the 2018 season of Masterchef Australia.

Finishing in the top 10, Brendan wowed the judges and viewers with his drool-worthy dumplings and dipping sauces.

“Social work will always be a part of me. I’ve always been passionate about working with people and I guess I’m still doing that. Just in a different way,’’ he said.

Nowadays Brendan is setting tastebuds on fire with his dangerously delicious dumplings and lip-smacking noodles.

With a second cookbook in the works and more pop-up cooking classes on the way, the 29-year-old is winning over Perth foodies one tasty morsel at a time.

Born into a large Chinese-Mauritian family, the former social worker turned food personality was lucky to experience a smorgasbord of food influences including Indian, Creole, French and Chinese.

“Mauritian food culture is so rich and diverse. I was lucky to grow up surrounded by a lot of tasty food,’’ he said.

“I remember on school holidays spending time in the kitchen with my grandmother making noodles and wontons from scratch and baking with my Mum.”

Brendan’s interest in food was sparked at a young age, cooking alongside his Grandma and Mum in the kitchen.

Brendan’s Fremantle based airstream kitchen – Bumplings at The Sunshine Harvester Works – is his brainchild, a nod to his heritage and a full-time creative outlet for his obsession with dumplings.

Packed with flavour and charged with inspiration, it’s not hard to see why these finger-licking bites are so popular.

Brendan’s food is made from the heart and packed with flavour.

“I enjoy cooking from the heart with no frills or thrills. Just simple, tasty food that people can enjoy with their family and friends,’’ he said.

“For me, I find making dumplings therapeutic. They are versatile and delicious but also extend to other cultures and cuisines – such as Japanese gyozas and Italian ravioli and tortellini.”

Bumplings Perth is a must visit at the Sunshine Harvester Works in Fremantle.

Since his big break on Masterchef Australia, Brendan has been on one impressive culinary journey.

“A friend of mine who worked at a bakery at the time called me and encouraged me to apply. I had thought about it in the past, but after he mentioned it, I couldn’t stop thinking about it, and I decided to just go for it,’’ he said.

Nothing warms the soul more than a hot steaming bowl of Brendan’s Red Curry Chicken Wonton Soup.

“It coincided with Mum opening her own cake business and my uncle leaving his engineering career to open a café, so the timing just felt right.

“I always wanted to work for myself and pursue something I really loved, and I am so grateful I did, because Masterchef was the experience I needed to kick-start my career in food.”

His first cookbook “This Book is about Dumplings” was so well received he decided to write another.

Brendan’s first cookbook “This Book About Dumplings” was well received by dumpling devotees.

“The next book will mainly feature noodles and noodle inspired dishes,’’ Brendan said.

“You don’t realise how much work goes into a cookbook, but it’s been a year long commitment and I’m looking forward to its release later this year.”

“I’m so grateful for Masterchef, it really was the turning point in my career and opened a lot of doors. A lot of people go on Masterchef and return to what they were doing before, but I wanted to keep the momentum going and ride on the success of the show to really make the most of the opportunity,’’ he said.

Brendan’s success in the Masterchef kitchen was the platform he needed to kick-start his culinary journey.

So how did this cool, calm and collected cook survive the heat of the Masterchef kitchen?

“Haha I’m lucky I cope with stress well, I have a pretty thick skin,’’ he said.

“If something stresses me out, I go back to basics and reflect on why I’m doing it in the first place and that’s usually enough to keep me going.

“While I like to push myself, I’m always mindful of staying true to myself in the process.

“In life there are going to be people who judge you, but it’s important not to take it too seriously. Don’t take it to heart.”

In an emotional Facebook post in 2019, Brendan took his own advice and publicly announced he was gay.

Brendan remembers the joy of sitting around the table when he was younger, eagerly awaiting his Mum’s delicious meals.

‘My name is Brendan Pang and I’m 26 years old… but, for as long as I can remember and up until the age of 24 I struggled with my sense of identity,’ he wrote.

‘As a gay male, I had feelings of being “different” very early on, and as I navigated the bumpy road into adulthood, I went through some pretty dark times from feeling pressured to change who I was, to experiencing high levels of social anxiety.

‘Thankfully, with the help of a strong and supportive network (my family and friends), I was able to not only survive the complexity of mental health, but thrive and become a stronger, happier, comfortable and proud ME.’

Being his true self is certainly paying off – with the fan favourite attracting nearly 1000 dumpling devotees to his pop-up cooking school in Mt Hawthorn last year.

Bumplings cooking classes are fun, interactive and sure to get your taste buds going.

“I was overwhelmed by the support for our pop-up Bumplings cooking school, and the exciting news is it’s not over yet,’’ he said.

“In May we are hoping to launch more pop-up classes in Bicton.”

Fresh, quality WA produce form the basis of Brendan’s dishes.

Brendan said the cooking classes and online delivery service were introduced during Covid as measures to diversify and extend his business.

Brendan’s rainbow dumplings a sight to behold.

“We’ve been lucky here in WA that Covid didn’t affect us too much these past two years, we managed to weather it quite well. But lockdowns and restrictions did encourage me to get creative.’’ Brendan said.

“When we first launched our delivery service, I was actually driving around Fremantle and surrounds delivering the food to customers which was really cool.”

Delivery anyone? During Covid, Brendan was personally dropping-off Bumplings orders.

When Brendan isn’t cooking up a storm in the kitchen he loves dining out with friends (Japanese is his go to) or enjoying Dim Sum at Canton Bay Restaurant in Northbridge with his Mum and Grandmere.

“I am proud of who I am, and I am humbled to have been able to show it on the plate and have it celebrated by the rest of Australia,’’ he said.

Looking ahead, Brendan hopes to open another Bumplings, write more delicious cookbooks and continue teaching people the art, enjoyment and therapeutic power of making dumplings.

If you’d like to find out more about Brendan’s upcoming cooking classes please visit his website here.

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Curtin graduate and Founder & Owner of The Real Healthy HQ CaAtherine Meredith is passionate about supporting the next generation of Curtin business leaders. 📚💡

On a mission to give back to the Curtin community and help shape the next generation of industry professionals, CaAtherine decided to get involved in Curtin’s Faculty of Business & Law Internship program.

Through the 12-week program, CaAtherine was able to impart her wealth of marketing and business knowledge to Curtin Marketing student Kyra Otega as part of the program.

Having just completed the program, CaAtherine and Kyra share their experiences. 💛

𝟏. 𝐂𝐚𝐀𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞, 𝐰𝐡𝐲 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐝𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦?
As a proud Curtin Alumni, being a mentor allows me to share my experiences, insights, and knowledge with the next generation of business leaders, and I am excited to support and guide them on their journey!
 
𝟐. 𝐊𝐲𝐫𝐚, 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐢𝐠𝐠𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞?
Working with CaAtherine and the Real Healthy HQ has taught me a lot about the practical side of marketing. Learning these lessons has built my confidence greatly, before beginning my internship it was hard to see myself as a professional Marketer rather than a Marketing student.
 
𝟑. 𝐂𝐚𝐀𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞, 𝐰𝐡𝐲 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐟𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 𝐂𝐮𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐦𝐧𝐢 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲?
I encourage fellow alumni to get involved, as their contribution as a mentor could be exactly what a mentee needs to elevate their abilities and become work-ready. Your guidance and experience can make a lasting difference in their journey.

Contact Curtin FBL Student Experience Coordinator Yen Hieu at fblengagement@curtin.edu.au to express your interest. 🧑‍💻

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #Mentoring #Business #Industry #Experience #Mentorship #ProfessionalDevelopment #WorkExperience #Leadership #Marketing #Perth #Coaching #Education #Entrepreneur

Curtin graduate and Founder & Owner of The Real Healthy HQ CaAtherine Meredith is passionate about supporting the next generation of Curtin business leaders. 📚💡

On a mission to give back to the Curtin community and help shape the next generation of industry professionals, CaAtherine decided to get involved in Curtin’s Faculty of Business & Law Internship program.

Through the 12-week program, CaAtherine was able to impart her wealth of marketing and business knowledge to Curtin Marketing student Kyra Otega as part of the program.

Having just completed the program, CaAtherine and Kyra share their experiences. 💛

𝟏. 𝐂𝐚𝐀𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞, 𝐰𝐡𝐲 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐝𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐝𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦?
As a proud Curtin Alumni, being a mentor allows me to share my experiences, insights, and knowledge with the next generation of business leaders, and I am excited to support and guide them on their journey!
 
𝟐. 𝐊𝐲𝐫𝐚, 𝐰𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐰𝐚𝐬 𝐨𝐧𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐛𝐢𝐠𝐠𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐨𝐨𝐤 𝐚𝐰𝐚𝐲 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞?
Working with CaAtherine and the Real Healthy HQ has taught me a lot about the practical side of marketing. Learning these lessons has built my confidence greatly, before beginning my internship it was hard to see myself as a professional Marketer rather than a Marketing student.
 
𝟑. 𝐂𝐚𝐀𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐞, 𝐰𝐡𝐲 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐟𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰 𝐂𝐮𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐦𝐧𝐢 𝐠𝐞𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞𝐝 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐨𝐩𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐲?
I encourage fellow alumni to get involved, as their contribution as a mentor could be exactly what a mentee needs to elevate their abilities and become work-ready. Your guidance and experience can make a lasting difference in their journey.

Contact Curtin FBL Student Experience Coordinator Yen Hieu at fblengagement@curtin.edu.au to express your interest. 🧑‍💻

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #Mentoring #Business #Industry #Experience #Mentorship #ProfessionalDevelopment #WorkExperience #Leadership #Marketing #Perth #Coaching #Education #Entrepreneur
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Growing up in the tropical climate of Kuala Lumpur, Sadruddin (Dean) was fortunate to live within minutes of lush forest. 🌲🌱 

However, after noticing a rapid decline of canopy cover in his home country over the years, Dean had to take action.
 
After graduating from Curtin, the Accounting & Finance graduate founded Planters – a conservation program turned public company whose main goal is to preserve biodiversity through strategic reforestation.

Since 2008, Planters has been restoring and protecting hectares of forest throughout Malaysia, including the National Botanic Gardens Shah Alam.

Last month, the company revealed it’s exciting new cutting-edge digital technology representing a significant advancement towards safeguarding Malaysia’s invaluable forests and biodiversity.

Read more in #CurtinCommons via the link in bio. 👆

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Miri #KualaLumpar #Biodiversity #Rainforest #Conservation #Environment #Sustainability #Technology #AI #Education

Growing up in the tropical climate of Kuala Lumpur, Sadruddin (Dean) was fortunate to live within minutes of lush forest. 🌲🌱

However, after noticing a rapid decline of canopy cover in his home country over the years, Dean had to take action.

After graduating from Curtin, the Accounting & Finance graduate founded Planters – a conservation program turned public company whose main goal is to preserve biodiversity through strategic reforestation.

Since 2008, Planters has been restoring and protecting hectares of forest throughout Malaysia, including the National Botanic Gardens Shah Alam.

Last month, the company revealed it’s exciting new cutting-edge digital technology representing a significant advancement towards safeguarding Malaysia’s invaluable forests and biodiversity.

Read more in #CurtinCommons via the link in bio. 👆

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Miri #KualaLumpar #Biodiversity #Rainforest #Conservation #Environment #Sustainability #Technology #AI #Education
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What does it take to become a successful marketer in today’s world? 💻🌏💡

Curtin Marketing Association President Sean Palm caught up with the Co-Founder and Executive Producer of the Perth International Cabaret Festival, Alison Welburn to gain some valuable insights on how to become a professional marketer.

Since graduating from Curtin, Alison has acquired more than 30 years’ experience working within the WA arts sector, and is the Founder and Owner of Limelight Consulting, a bespoke Arts PR and Marketing consultancy. 🎭

Alison shares her top tips on how to make it in the marketing industry. Watch the full interview via the link in bio. 🔗

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CareersCorner #Marketing #DigitalMarketing #Media #Communications #PublicRelations #Management #Business #Perth #PerthBusiness #PerthisOk #Graduate #Arts #Consulting #BusinessAdvice

What does it take to become a successful marketer in today’s world? 💻🌏💡

Curtin Marketing Association President Sean Palm caught up with the Co-Founder and Executive Producer of the Perth International Cabaret Festival, Alison Welburn to gain some valuable insights on how to become a professional marketer.

Since graduating from Curtin, Alison has acquired more than 30 years’ experience working within the WA arts sector, and is the Founder and Owner of Limelight Consulting, a bespoke Arts PR and Marketing consultancy. 🎭

Alison shares her top tips on how to make it in the marketing industry. Watch the full interview via the link in bio. 🔗

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CareersCorner #Marketing #DigitalMarketing #Media #Communications #PublicRelations #Management #Business #Perth #PerthBusiness #PerthisOk #Graduate #Arts #Consulting #BusinessAdvice
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What a wonderful time celebrating Curtin University Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary last week! 🎊
 
Ahead of the celebrations over the weekend in Miri, our team caught up with some of our incredible alumni in Kuala Lumpur.
 
Hear their special message below. 👇
 
#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Miri #KualaLumpar #University #HigherEducation #Education #Graduates #Community #Friends #Memories #Graduations #Leaders

What a wonderful time celebrating Curtin University Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary last week! 🎊
 
Ahead of the celebrations over the weekend in Miri, our team caught up with some of our incredible alumni in Kuala Lumpur.
 
Hear their special message below. 👇
 
#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Miri #KualaLumpar #University #HigherEducation #Education #Graduates #Community #Friends #Memories #Graduations #Leaders
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Congratulations to all of our new Curtin Malaysia alumni who graduated today at the Curtin Malaysia Graduation Ceremony! 🎉✨🎓

Such a proud and momentous occasion, we can’t wait to see where your Curtin degree will take you. 

Welcome to our alumni family!! 👏🏽👏🏽💛💛

See your friends in the video? Tag them in the comments below. 👇🏽

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinMalaysia #CurtinAlumni #Miri #KualaLumpur #Malaysia #Graduation #GraduationCeremony #Alumni #Homecoming #Celebration #HigherEducation #Education

Congratulations to all of our new Curtin Malaysia alumni who graduated today at the Curtin Malaysia Graduation Ceremony! 🎉✨🎓

Such a proud and momentous occasion, we can’t wait to see where your Curtin degree will take you.

Welcome to our alumni family!! 👏🏽👏🏽💛💛

See your friends in the video? Tag them in the comments below. 👇🏽

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinMalaysia #CurtinAlumni #Miri #KualaLumpur #Malaysia #Graduation #GraduationCeremony #Alumni #Homecoming #Celebration #HigherEducation #Education
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Curtin Finance & Marketing graduate Jane Teh is passionate about bringing people together to create amazing opportunities. 🤝🌏
 
As President of the Curtin Malaysia Alumni Chapter and a respected Corporate Trainer and Consultant, Jane is looking forward to celebrating Curtin Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary with our current and future graduates.
 
Thank you Jane for showing us around your home city of Kuala Lumpur, we had the best time eating and walking (13,000 steps) our way around the City.
 
We can’t wait to enjoy a Cham with you again soon! 💛
 
As we celebrate 25 years of our amazing Curtin Malaysia alumni community, Jane shares what she loves the most about being an alumna and career advice for aspiring graduates looking to excel in their careers. 🎉🎓
 
Read the full interview with Jane via the link in bio. 👆
 
#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Interview  #Business #Global #Travel #KualaLumpar

Curtin Finance & Marketing graduate Jane Teh is passionate about bringing people together to create amazing opportunities. 🤝🌏
 
As President of the Curtin Malaysia Alumni Chapter and a respected Corporate Trainer and Consultant, Jane is looking forward to celebrating Curtin Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary with our current and future graduates.
 
Thank you Jane for showing us around your home city of Kuala Lumpur, we had the best time eating and walking (13,000 steps) our way around the City.
 
We can’t wait to enjoy a Cham with you again soon! 💛
 
As we celebrate 25 years of our amazing Curtin Malaysia alumni community, Jane shares what she loves the most about being an alumna and career advice for aspiring graduates looking to excel in their careers. 🎉🎓
 
Read the full interview with Jane via the link in bio. 👆
 
#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Interview #Business #Global #Travel #KualaLumpar
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What a beautiful night celebrating Curtin Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary with our amazing alumni in Kuala Lumpur. Thank you to everyone who came, we loved seeing you!! ❤️❤️

Are you a Curtin alumni in Malaysia? Get involved in Curtin Malaysia’s Lost Alumni Project by updating your details via the link in bio. 👆

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Community #International #Graduates #Global

What a beautiful night celebrating Curtin Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary with our amazing alumni in Kuala Lumpur. Thank you to everyone who came, we loved seeing you!! ❤️❤️

Are you a Curtin alumni in Malaysia? Get involved in Curtin Malaysia’s Lost Alumni Project by updating your details via the link in bio. 👆

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Community #International #Graduates #Global
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From YouTube star to creative director, Curtin graduate Jin Lim (also known as @jinnyboy) has come a long way from his content creating days. 🎬🎥
 
The former radio DJ is now founder of his own production house and social media agency – Aspect Ratio Studios. 🚀

It was so lovely catching up with Jin and hearing all about his exciting and impressive career journey.
 
“While I loved being a Youtuber for 10 years and building my channel, as I got older and started a family, I wanted to create something a bit more sustainable,’’ he said.
 
“Under our agency, aspiring creatives like writers and directors have a platform or playground to do whatever they like without guidelines.”

You have a special way of bringing stories to life Jin and we look forward to seeing what’s next for Aspect Ratio Studios. 🎓✨
 
As we mark Curtin Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary, Jin shares his fondest Curtin Malaysia memories with us below. 👇

Are you a Curtin alumni in Malaysia? Get involved in Curtin Malaysia’s Lost Alumni Project by updating your details here: https://shorturl.at/6Ne1n
 
#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #KualaLumpar #SocialMedia #ContentCreator #JinnyBoy #Influencer #BusinessLeader #Business #Global

From YouTube star to creative director, Curtin graduate Jin Lim (also known as @jinnyboy) has come a long way from his content creating days. 🎬🎥
 
The former radio DJ is now founder of his own production house and social media agency – Aspect Ratio Studios. 🚀

It was so lovely catching up with Jin and hearing all about his exciting and impressive career journey.
 
“While I loved being a Youtuber for 10 years and building my channel, as I got older and started a family, I wanted to create something a bit more sustainable,’’ he said.
 
“Under our agency, aspiring creatives like writers and directors have a platform or playground to do whatever they like without guidelines.”

You have a special way of bringing stories to life Jin and we look forward to seeing what’s next for Aspect Ratio Studios. 🎓✨
 
As we mark Curtin Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary, Jin shares his fondest Curtin Malaysia memories with us below. 👇

Are you a Curtin alumni in Malaysia? Get involved in Curtin Malaysia’s Lost Alumni Project by updating your details here: https://shorturl.at/6Ne1n
 
#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #KualaLumpar #SocialMedia #ContentCreator #JinnyBoy #Influencer #BusinessLeader #Business #Global
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Curtin graduate Nikki Di Costa is passionate about making our communities happier and healthier through the power of yoga and education. 🧘📚 

Living out of home and studying to become a pharmacist at Curtin, Nikki discovered yoga for the first time through her housemate and the rest became history. 

In 2015, Nikki started instructing yoga in a small rural WA town of just 4000 people, nowadays she is @cityofbayswater’s resident yoga instructor and also teaches through her holistic health and wellness business, @corehealthshift. 

“I love instructing as I can give back to the community through running parents and bubs classes. Having three kids myself,  I know how hard it can be to make time for exercise. It feels so good to be able to give back to these parents that may be struggling. Knowing that you can make a difference to one person’s life, that’s amazing!” she said. 

Nikki isn’t just passionate about giving back through the power of yoga, she is also a dedicated educator here at Curtin, working as a Sessional Tutor in the School of Management and Marketing. 🍎📚

This year marks Nikki’s 30th anniversary of being at Curtin, from taking dreaded exams in Hollis Lecture Theatre (building 401), she’s now educating and empowering our next generation of changemakers. 💛 

“Curtin has given me the opportunity to be educated and now I’m able to return that gift and give back through educating and mentoring future generations. Continuous learning is something that has always been instilled in me,” she said. 

Discover more inspiring Curtin alumni stories in Curtin Commons via the link in bio. 👆 

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #Anniversary #Pharmacy #Business #SmallBusiness #Yoga #Education #HigherEducation #Perth #Teacher #Leaders #Health #Wellness

Curtin graduate Nikki Di Costa is passionate about making our communities happier and healthier through the power of yoga and education. 🧘📚

Living out of home and studying to become a pharmacist at Curtin, Nikki discovered yoga for the first time through her housemate and the rest became history.

In 2015, Nikki started instructing yoga in a small rural WA town of just 4000 people, nowadays she is @cityofbayswater’s resident yoga instructor and also teaches through her holistic health and wellness business, @corehealthshift.

“I love instructing as I can give back to the community through running parents and bubs classes. Having three kids myself,  I know how hard it can be to make time for exercise. It feels so good to be able to give back to these parents that may be struggling. Knowing that you can make a difference to one person’s life, that’s amazing!” she said.

Nikki isn’t just passionate about giving back through the power of yoga, she is also a dedicated educator here at Curtin, working as a Sessional Tutor in the School of Management and Marketing. 🍎📚

This year marks Nikki’s 30th anniversary of being at Curtin, from taking dreaded exams in Hollis Lecture Theatre (building 401), she’s now educating and empowering our next generation of changemakers. 💛

“Curtin has given me the opportunity to be educated and now I’m able to return that gift and give back through educating and mentoring future generations. Continuous learning is something that has always been instilled in me,” she said.

Discover more inspiring Curtin alumni stories in Curtin Commons via the link in bio. 👆

#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #Anniversary #Pharmacy #Business #SmallBusiness #Yoga #Education #HigherEducation #Perth #Teacher #Leaders #Health #Wellness
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Greetings from our team in Kuala Lumpur!!! 🌏👋🇲🇾
 
Ahead of Curtin Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary celebrations in Miri this weekend, our Head of Engagement Caroline Robson and Editor-in-Chief of Curtin Commons Carmelle Wilkinson are catching up with some of our amazing alumni in Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia. 🎉🎓

Their first stop is coffee (of course) and then plenty of posing with celebrity photographer and bestselling author Kid Chan.
 
According to @tatlermagazine, the Bachelor of Commerce graduate is one of 100 people you must know in Asia!
 
Read about Kid’s exciting career journey from business executive to world renowned photographer in Curtin Commons via the link in bio. 👆
 
#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Interview #Photography #Photographer #BusinessLeader #Business #Global

Greetings from our team in Kuala Lumpur!!! 🌏👋🇲🇾
 
Ahead of Curtin Malaysia’s 25th Anniversary celebrations in Miri this weekend, our Head of Engagement Caroline Robson and Editor-in-Chief of Curtin Commons Carmelle Wilkinson are catching up with some of our amazing alumni in Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia. 🎉🎓

Their first stop is coffee (of course) and then plenty of posing with celebrity photographer and bestselling author Kid Chan.
 
According to @tatlermagazine, the Bachelor of Commerce graduate is one of 100 people you must know in Asia!
 
Read about Kid’s exciting career journey from business executive to world renowned photographer in Curtin Commons via the link in bio. 👆
 
#CurtinUniversity #CurtinAlumni #CurtinMalaysia #Alumni #Anniversary #Malaysia #Sarawak #Interview #Photography #Photographer #BusinessLeader #Business #Global
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