Humans of ANU Law: Daniel Wei-En Kang

Daniel Kang

Daniel Wei-En Kang is a Bachelor of International Relations/Laws (Hons) student at The Australian National University.

1. What inspired you to study law at ANU?

This dream started with reading the story of King Solomon and the baby - it made me link studying law with pursuing wisdom.

2. What is your favourite spot on campus?

Whitmore Walk

3. How do you relax away from university?

Reading foreign poems translated into English or binge watching news reports on YouTube

4. How would you describe Canberra in three words?

Full of gems

5. What is your dream job?

Strawberry farmer and author of children's books

6. If you could meet one historical figure, who would it be?

C. S. Lewis

7. Who’s your favourite fictional character?

Mike Ehrmantraut - especially in Better Call Saul (2015)

8. What’s your favourite quote?

Darkness makes the light shine

9. What’s your favourite place in Canberra to visit?

Mount Ainslie at night

10. What's been your favourite ANU Law course or study experience and why?

International Organisations – Geneva (LAWS4258), Swiss mountains, exploring headliner organisations and the best 3 housemates I have had for 2 weeks.

11. What’s the secret to studying from home successfully?

Raise your blinds and open your windows - do everything you can to stave off cabin fever.

12. Who is someone you look up to?

Dr Jeremy Farrall. I have never seen him angry.

13. What was the last book you read?

A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis

14. What’s an underrated movie?

Departures (2008)

15. What’s your favourite dish?

Bak Chor Mee - with extra vinegar, mee kia noodles, braised mushrooms and ketchup.

16. What’s your favourite song or playlist to study to?

Any covers by Leonid and Friends, unfortunately they are not on Spotify.

17. What’s a skill you’d like to learn?

Overcoming my crippling social anxiety

18. What advice would you give to others feeling uneasy during this time?

A brief look at history might reveal patterns of obscenity and terror: deeper retrospection highlights hope and goodness instead.


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