Meet our students

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

Julian is pursuing his passion for Japanese through a Bachelor of Arts.

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Kat was born in the beautfiul kingdom of Tonga and has always regarded Auckland as a second home.

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

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Georgia-Rae explored new media, the news and the digital world through 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 engaged 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 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 explored her passion for Indigenous rights and food with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Development Studies.

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