Study Abroad student stories

Erik Patak

Study Abroad Film Festival 2018 finalist

Erik came to the University of Auckland as a study abroad student with IES Abroad. Watch the amazing video he made about his time in New Zealand.

Bridget came from Michigan to research and immerse herself in Māori culture and history.

Bridget's story

Kristen is taking her first semester of college at the University of Auckland as part of the World Scholars Program.

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Learn how Weilian used her Study Abroad experience at the University of Auckland as a springboard to a masters degree.

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Amit Perlin

Amit, a pre-med student from Tulane University in New Orleans, learned how to do an authentic Māori haka.

Amit's story
Yui Takaki

Yui studies Law and Politics in Japan. Studying abroad allowed her to explore some exciting new subjects.

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Ashley, from Wellesley College in Massachusetts, won a fully-funded Diversity Abroad scholarship to study at the University of Auckland.

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Harry studies Marine Biology at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. Studying abroad will help him generate a worldwide network of job opportunities.

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Audrey, a Computer Science major at Seattle University in Washington, explored Pacific Studies at the University of Auckland.

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Colin Murchison

Go Overseas Scholarship winner

Anna & Mallory from team Go Overseas surprised Colin at the University of Arkansas with his $15,000 Study Abroad in New Zealand cheque.