Meet our students

Arts students talk about their study and their plans for the future, and share advice for new students.

Edie wanted to experience something new and was attracted by the size, multiculturalism and lifestyle of Auckland.

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Te Karuoterangi wants to help change circumstances for the better in the best way he can for his people.

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Studying Screen Production taught Benjo Madrigal so much about the filmmaking process and what it takes to be in the industry.

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Georgia-Rae is exploring new media, the news and the digital world with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

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Jared has really enjoyed being in a new environment and having new responsibilities at university.

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Chutchaya Siriwattakanon in Albert Park

Chutchaya Siriwattakanon pursued gender equality and LGBTQI+ issues within a safe and supportive community in Development Studies.

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Elloise Jennings

Elloise moved to Auckland to study for a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Global Studies conjoint.

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Alice Karetai's Master of Indigenous Studies gave her the freedom to study the subjects that were relevant to her, while keeping a strong Māori focus.

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Zach Monk sits at an outdoor table in the Arts quad.

Zach Monk loves how his BA majors challenge him to consider different perspectives and develop his critical and abstract thinking.

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David Tuipulotu engages critically with issues of cultural identity in Tongan New Zealanders in his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Pacific Studies.

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Studying conflict and terrorism has inspired Carmen Noel to pursue a career related to helping victims and vulnerable people and children in conflict zones.

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Iranian-Kiwi writer, filmmaker and academic Ghazaleh Golbakhsh discusses life as a young immigrant and how this has shaped her creative and academic work.

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Morgan is exploring her passion for Indigenous rights and food with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Development Studies.

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