Raqual is a Mununjali and Yiman woman, who grew up in Brisbane and completed her Bachelor of Arts, with a major in History and Cultural Heritage in 2012 at Griffith University. Studying at university provided Raqual with many opportunities and because of that, Raqual is passionate about supporting and encouraging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people attending and graduating university.

Raqual worked at the ATSIS unit in 2016 as a Student Support Coordinator and recently returned to the unit to work in the Outreach and Engagement team as a Regional Engagement Officer.