Elie is many things: a dessert lover, a maths whiz and a future teacher.
He and his family are also refugees, forced to leave their home in the Democratic Republic of Congo after facing violence and persecution.
With a little bit of support, they’ve built a new home and a safer life for themselves in Wollongong, Australia.
“Today I'm able to dream and I'm able to keep following my dream. It shows me how important it is to engage in the community, how important is this to be part of something which is going to last for so long.”