Jesse Woods

Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Vice-Chancellor's Scholar

Jesse is a student of the Bachelor of Science (Honours) program, majoring in Physics. He graduated in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Mathematics, majoring in Physics and Pure Mathematics respectively. He is also a recipient of the Vice- Chancellor's Academic Scholarship. He hopes to pursue a research career in theoretical physics, contributing towards the development of a Grand Unified Theory of physics. 

Originally from the Sunshine Coast, he graduated in 2017 with an ATAR 99.95 and the dux of his school. 

He has been heavily involved with the Faculty of Science in his time at the University of Queensland. He has been a Science Leader since 2019, and in 2021 received the Science Leader's Award for service to the faculty.  

Jesse is also involved in Clubs and Societies at UQ. In 2021, he was the Sports Officer for the Student Association of Science Societies (SASS), and a General Executive for PAIN, the UQ Physics Club. In 2022, he returned as the SASS Sports Officer, and also the President of PAIN.  

He has also been an Academic Tutor for the university since 2019. Jesse is also the recipient of the 2nd and 3rd Year Physics Prize, given to the top student of the respective cohorts each year. At the end of 2022, he received the Duncan McNaughton Prize, awarded to the top student in the Faculty of Science, to pursue Honours. 

Outside of study he competes in powerlifting at an international level.

Jesse Woods