Meet our students

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

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

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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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Sapati enjoys enquiring more deeply about subjects with lecturers, something she wasn't really able to do at high school.

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

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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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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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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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A picture of Zach Monk

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

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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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Hui is an international PhD student from China. Here she discusses her research, overcoming the language barrier and her advice to other PhD students.

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