Study Abroad student stories

Christel is taking Obstetrics and Gynaecology courses as part of her medical degree back in Norway.

Christel's story
Teani DeFries

Teani is using her experiences with Māori culture in New Zealand to inspire her at home in Hawaiʻi.

Teani's story

Leah chose New Zealand over Greece, Italy and Spain for her first semester of university, and is very happy she did!

Leah's story

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

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Juan, originally from Hawai’i, came from Dartmouth College in the US to discover more about Māori and Polynesian culture.

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

Bridget's story

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

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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.