Meet our students and graduates

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

Mena Welford

Mena initially wanted to go to medical school to become a surgeon, but she switched to a dual specialisation in Biological Sciences and Marine Science after realising those subjects were where her interests lay.

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Herman Marks, Biological Sciences

Master of Bioscience Enterprise student Herman Marks is researching about clinical trials in New Zealand.

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Portrait of biomedical student Maya Smith

Maya is studying towards a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science

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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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Michael Fox in the science building

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

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Jaime Willis, Biological Sciences

PhD candidate Jaime Willis is interested in how animals survive in extreme environments and how this could be applied to humans.

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

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Biological sciences student Omni Arona (on left)

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

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Biological science students doing plant practical

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