Dion is currently in the final semester of a Master of International Studies (International Relations) program. This student-staff partnership will be his second, having previously assisted IT Services with putting together an app to identify study spaces across the university. Dion was previously the International Students' Officer at UQ Union, National Vice-President at the Council of International Students Australia (CISA) and Inaugural Chair, Queensland International Student Advisory Panel (QISAP) bringing with him leadership and expertise in advising federal and state governments on international student perspectives and helping enhance intercultural appreciation.