From the mountain’s peak, UQ student sets her eyes on the stars

21 Jun 2023
Emerald Gaydon climbing a mountain
UQ student Emerald Gaydon during her summit of Tsorku Peak in the Himalayas. Image: Chew Chi Ying

For as long as she can remember, Emerald Gaydon has set her eyes on the stars on her quest to become an astronaut. On a recent adventure to the Himalayas, she felt so close she could almost touch them.

The rising physics star and UQ Bachelor of Science (Physics) student embarked on a successful summit of Tsorku Peak in Nepal late last year with the National University of Singapore’s Mountaineering Club, while on student exchange as part of a Westpac Asian Exchange Scholarship.

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