Our postgraduate students

Meet some of our postgraduate students and hear what they say about studying at a comprehensive, internationally recognised health sciences faculty.

Mohanraj Krishnan chose to do his PhD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Auckland because of its global reputation for research excellence.

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Lucia Du Lucia Du enjoyed the hands-on work undertaken during her Biomedical Science honours year so much she’s now doing a PHD to further her research skills.

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Doctoral candidate in Optometry Tanya Poppe has been offered a wealth of opportunities to learn, teach and travel during her time at the University.

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Maria Matthews is studying towards a Postgraduate Diploma Health Sciences in Advanced Nursing and is on the Registered Nurse Designated prescribing pathway.

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Pharmacy PhD candidate Robert Haua is enjoying leading his own research while learning and consolidating his knowledge along the way.

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Simona D’Silva loves working alongside experts in population health to research and discover ways to improve the health of New Zealanders.

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Tharaphi Tharaphi’s Master of Public Health has inspired her to contribute to community health and welfare of her native Myanmar when she graduates.

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PhD candidate Gemma Malungahu has found the Māori and Pacific Admission Scheme an invaluable form of support throughout her postgraduate studies.

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