Our undergraduate students

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

Bruce Kidd loves the Bachelor of Health Sciences’ interdisciplinary approach which allows him to choose courses from social sciences, science and arts.

Pursue Health Sciences

Colin Chan Chui is completing the Hikitia Te Ora – Certificate in Health Sciences to help him achieve his dream of one day becoming a doctor.

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Medical student Cara Sturman enjoys the clinical rotations for practical learning which means she can gain experience working in rural and central New Zealand.

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Taking part in a variety of nursing placements has helped Bachelor of Nursing student Samantha Hill put theory into practice.

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Optometry is a dynamic and challenging degree and career because it combines vision science and clinical skills, says Bachelor of Optometry student Nick Lee.

Focus on Optometry

Fongfa Thongsamak has been interested in medicine from a young age and hopes to join a voluntary medical team in rural Thailand when she graduates.

Follow Fongfa’s journey