Our postgraduate students

Meet some of our postgraduate students and hear what they say about studying at our internationally recognised faculty.

Brenda Waite is combining her love for learning, research, health and the opportunity to give back, with the Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc.)

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Nicky Woollaston found an opportunity to do doctoral study whilst working and spending time with family, within the Doctor of Health Sciences (DHSc).

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Rachel Lampkin has learned how fulfilling postgraduate study can be after coming back to it over 25 years later.

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Stella Williams-Terei hopes that her work researching Māori cancer nurses, inspires future generations of Māori health professionals in Aotearoa.

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Libby Martin was inspired to pursue postgraduate study after an undergraduate project allowed her to explore the intersection of two medical sciences.

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Mikkol Gabriel Macabali completed his postgraduate study in Mental Health Nursing so he could contribute to a rapidly progressing field of health.

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Emelia Masari's Master of Health Sciences helped prepare her for a career as a project analyst at Synergia.

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Summer Rangimaarie Wright (Ngāti Maniapoto) is taking a Māori Health and climate justice approach to her Master of Health Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Hannah Rapata (Ngāi Tahu) is using her Master of Health Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics to help improve equity for Māori health outcomes.

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International student Marilia Couto chose to study the Master of Health Leadership to transition from clinical medicine into management.

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Latasi Koro

Master of Audiology graduate Latasi (Tasi) Koro talks about her journey through University and the impact of her research.

Jessee Fia’Ali’I is a health psychologist working with underserved communities, and encourages other Pacific youth to do the same with the PGDipHealthPsych.

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Through her doctoral research in obstetrics and gynaecology, Robin Cronin has become an author, speaker, teacher, traveller, and researcher.

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In the Philippines, mental health is a taboo topic. Eivry Kerxen Ambe is hoping to change that by studying health sciences in Auckland.

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Josh Cronin-Lampe studied a Master of Public Health because he wanted to affect policy and real change towards improving equity, population health and wellbeing.

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