Our undergraduate students

Undergraduate students talk about how their programmes are preparing them for their chosen careers in Medical Sciences, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Population Health and more.

Cameron Wells is receiving a world-class education in his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours).

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When she's not on her clinical placement at Auckland Hospital, MBChB student Maxine Cooper represents New Zealand as a Futsal Fern.

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For BNurs student Tumanako Bidois, it’s a no-brainer that we need to nurture and leverage the relationship between the health workforce and Māori wellbeing.

Tumanako's story

Not only is Shehnaz Hussain powering through her MBChB, she also broke three New Zealand powerlifting record sat the Powerlifting Asia/Oceania Championships.

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Zahn Koorts enjoys studying her Bachelor of Nursing in an environment that inspires a passion for advocacy, leadership, and continued learning.

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When Michelle Thomson graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Health Sciences conjoint, she pursued a diverse and exciting career path.

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Graduating top of her MBChB cohort was particularly meaningful for Dr Christi Bowern, who completed her degree while raising her two young children.

Christi's story

BHSc graduate Clyde Smith shares his journey and how CDES and the Prime Ministers Scholarship helped him realise his true passion.

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As part of his Bachelor of Optometry, Amosa Lene completed and externship in Fiji at a medical camp run by Sathya Sai International.

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The level of teaching and clinical contact that Kendall Johnston received during her Bachelor of Optometry gave her the skills and confidence for her career.

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40 under 40: MBChB graduate Manoj works as Director of Clinical Innovation and Medical Services at MercyAscot Hospitals, Healthcare Holdings Limited.

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40 under 40: MAPAS graduate Lupe is New Zealand’s first female vascular surgeon and Australasia's only Pacific Island female vascular surgeon.

Lupe's story

40 under 40: Pania established the Save Our Unique Landscape (SOUL) campaign, alongside her cousins, for the preservation of Ihumātao.

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Shahad Al Fazari came to Auckland from Oman to study a Bachelor of Optometry at a university with high international education standards.

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By studying a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science, Meheer Zaveri is able to study courses at FMHS and specialise in cancer research.

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Natalie Taule'alo Russell (Samoa, Upolu) completed the Hikitia te Ora – Certificate in Health Sciences so she could pursue a career in medicine.

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When Johaina Jaffer graduated, her Bachelor of Pharmacy opened channels to providing patient-centred care, professional practice and research.

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