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.

Mikkol Macabali has grown as an academic and a person through the clinical placements and research scholarships that comprise his Bachelor of Nursing.

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The Bachelor of Medical Imaging (Honours) was the perfect step forward for Bhavya, who wanted to use his biomedical science knowledge in a dynamic career.

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Jake Parsons is learning about the research that underpins healthcare and makes new treatments possible in his Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science.

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Hunter Amende has enriched his Bachelor of Pharmacy experience through his participation in the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Business Plan Competition.

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It was on one of her placements for her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery that Sarah Cowan discovered her passion for rural health.

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A scholarship for international students allowed Edrick Sulistio to travel from the USA and study his MBChB in Auckland.

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By studying her Bachelor of Science at FMHS, Priyanka Malhotra can study Genetics, Cancer Biology and, Immunology using the Grafton Campus labs and facilities.

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Casey Mansson (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Awa) completed the Hikitia te Ora – Certificate in Health Sciences to build a strong foundation before studying medicine.

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International student Vanessa Tan Wei Ki discovered what the University of Auckland has to offer, from cultural experiences to sport and recreation.

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Tight-knit cohorts, friendly staff, and a convenient location near Auckland Hospital are all reasons that Jessica Corrigan enjoys the BOptom.

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Supriya Maharaj completed a BHSc in Public Health and a PGDipHSc in Alcohol and Drug Studies. She is now Service Manager at Emerge Aotearoa.

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Dr Hazel Wilks reflects on the breadth of skills she gained in her MBChB, which help her contribute to promoting justice and equity in Aotearoa.

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Hannah Njo explains how the projects and leadership opportunities in the Bachelor of Health Sciences are preparing her for real-world problem solving.

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