Our Team

Meet the dedicated student team behind The Jugular! We’ve all dished our favourite books as well as our preferences for three random ‘Would you rather…”s so you can get to know us better. Want to get in touch? Contact us here.


Jumaana Abdu (II)

Favourite book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • Dingo or Lindy
  • 90s Leo DiCaprio or wrong answer
  • Amy Poehler or Tina Fey

Mashaal Hamayun (III)

Favourite book: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

  • Gordon Ramsay or Jamie Oliver
  • 30 Rock or Parks n Rec
  • Telling the truth or “Yeah, I floss”

The Team

Bri Watts (IV)

Favourite book: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

  • “Fetch” or “As if!”
  • Hannah Montana or Lizzie McGuire
  • Ryan Reynolds or Ryan Gosling

Erin Chan (II)

Favourite book: Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

  • Sausages in wonder white or Fairy bread
  • Aragorn or Legolas
  • Chris Hemsworth, Pine, Pratt or Evans?

Jess Sun (III)

Favourite book: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

  • Kendall or Kylie
  • Trump or A broken paperclip
  • Liam Hemsworth or Chris Hemsworth

Luana Sawmynaden (I)

Favourite book: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo

  • Blue French Horn or Yellow Umbrella
  • Layne Staley or William DuVall
  • Statesman or Kingsman

Matt Fadhil (III)

Favourite book: The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

  • Gigi or Bella
  • Federer or Nadal
  • Del Toro, Innaritu or Cuaron

Max Quinn (I)

Favourite book: Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

  • Nicki Minaj or Cardi B
  • Velan or Kumar
  • Bush did harambe or Bush did 9/11

Nick Chang (III)

Favourite book: Saturday by Ian McEwan

  • Nickelodeon or Disney
  • Man bun hipster or Sailor beard hipster
  • Coke or Pepsi

Rachael Hanly (I)

Favourite book: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

  • Stalin or The gulag
  • Sydney Morning Herald or The Daily Telegraph
  • Morgan Freeman or Samuel L Jackson

Rachel Wong (III)

Favourite book: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

  • Star Wars or Star Trek
  • Van Gogh or Monet
  • Colin Firth or Hugh Grant

Sandy Wong (III)

Favourite book: The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

  • The Bachelor or The Bachelorette
  • Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings
  • La La Land or Moonlight

Srajan Singh (IV)

Favourite book: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

  • Eowyn or Arwen
  • Putin or Stalin
  • George Michael or George Harrison

Ashley Heyworth (VI)

Favourite book: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

  • Jack Black or Jack White
  • Bottle in front of me or frontal lobotomy
  • The Parking Rangers or The Power Rangers