Meet our students and graduates

Read about life as a student in the School of Biological Sciences and where our graduates end up.

Maya is studying towards a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science

Meet Maya

Minghan is studying towards a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science.

Meet Minghan

Anzel is studying towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Science majoring in Biological Sciences

Meet Anzel
Michael Fox in the science building

Michael is studying towards his PhD on seabird restoration from an ecological, social, and cultural perspective.

Meet Michael
Biological sciences student Omni Arona (on left)

Undergraduate student Omni is studying towards a BSc in Biological Sciences and Psychology.

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Martin Cheng conducting research at the beach

Martin is studying towards his PhD on the New Zealand green lipped mussel.

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Alumnus Tom Donovan

The internship in Tom Donovan's Master of Bioscience Enterprise degree gave him the journalistic experience he needed for a career in science communication.

Meet Tom
Woman in motarboard and graduation gown with red PhD scarf

Alicia has spent most of the past ten years studying immunology for her PhD under the supervision of Maurice Wilkins Centre of Biodiscovery Director Professor Rod Dunbar.

Meet Alicia
Woman sitting at a desk in a lab filling a tray with a pipette

Brogan McGreal completed a Bachelor of Science (BSc), majoring in Biological Sciences and Statistics, a Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) specialising in Biological Sciences, and a Master of Science (MSc) specialising in Biological Sciences.

Meet Brogan
Dr Melanie Cheung Neurobiologist

Dr Melanie Cheung (Ngāti Rangitihi, Te Arawa) works at the Centre for Brain Research.

Meet Melanie
Biological science students doing plant practical

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