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Alumni Profile: Amy Knight

Amy Knight has always been passionate about food and nutrition. “As a teenager I would borrow nutrition textbooks from the library to read for fun!”

Despite not getting the marks to enter a nutrition course straight from school, Amy made her dream career a reality via an alternative route. “I switched to my plan B and studied Science at Monash first before starting Nutrition and Dietetics. I had such a fantastic experience and loved Monash, so I didn’t want to leave!”

Reflecting on her studies, Amy says this course gave her everything she needed, and more, to forge a satisfying career in her chosen field.

“The teaching of nutrition theory and practical skills required to be a dietitian was, of course, an amazing foundation for my career.
However, I think it is the broader professional skills Monash teaches that have helped shape my career so far. We were taught to be flexible and adaptable, and problem solve, which is essential not only in any dietetic job you have, but also as you naviga…

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