Graduate student stories from Asia

China, Norman

Norman studied Architecture at the University of Auckland. He found his transition to New Zealand lifestlye natural, as the people were friendly and encouraging. With New Zealand's building industry booming, he found a job after graduation with Moller Architects, one of the leading firms in Auckland.

India, Natasha

Natasha studied Commerce, Commercial Law and Finance at the University of Auckland. She found the application-based system of education the best way of helping her to apply what I learnt at univeristy to her chosen career. She now works on the Risk Assurance team at PWC and takes advantage of the company's culture of a healthy work life balance.

Singapore, Shen Chow

Shen Chow studied Accounting at Auckland University and learnt more than he could have imagined during his time in New Zealand. He learnt how to build important relationships, how to be competitive in the global job market and how to appreciate New Zealand's way of life.

Sri Lanka, Nuwanthie

Nuwanthie studied Health Sciences at the University of Auckland. During her studies, she also took some management and commerce papers to gain a broader sense of management. She now works as an entrepreneur to help transition graduates into the workforce - setting up her own company, ICE Professionals.