the inside word student blog

Your 2017 bloggers

Are you a secondary school student wanting to know what life is REALLY like at uni? Classes, courses, events, money, studying, stressing… You’re about to get the Inside Word on all of it, straight from the people who are experiencing it. The Inside Word is a blog written by first year uni students and they are going to tell you everything you want to know about your first year of study at the University of Auckland.

New Bloggers for 2017

Kia ora and welcome to the Inside Word for 2017. If you've read the Inside Word before, welcome back! As you'll notice, we've had an upgrade. There are a lot of new and shiny things to see, new ways to explore the Inside Word and new bloggers to read. Meet our new...
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Outta Here at 100km/h

...quite literally, I must say! Did a short road trip with my mate back down home to Welly, there was absolutely no way I could've carried even half the amount of stuff I've acquired with me on a plane. Sadly, not only did I have to leave the beautiful orange walls of...

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Never Have I Ever

I know, that’s the title of the popular and revealing game. However, what 'never have I ever’ is about is honesty - something which I am about to provide you with in regard to university. The first year is a breeze for some, a horror for others. For most, you’ll fall...

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Eating (…Exploring) Auckland

I’m sittin’ here in the smaller-than-expected Nelson Airport waiting for my ride. There are birds chirping right in front of me, that’s not a sight I often see in Wellington or Auckland airports. The flight was already short to begin with but as soon as I hit the...

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NCEA vs. University + Some Sneaky Study Tips

My little brother is right smack bang in the middle of his NCEA exams. As I wander past him studying hard, I revel in my freedom from exams. However, it was only a year ago that I was in the exact same position: wrote learning essays for English, learning all of the...

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Adios amigos

Hello dear readers, That’s the last time I get to say that. I’ve finished exams, moved out of Uni Hall, and am now back in Christchurch. First year has come to an end; this is it, folks. A welcome respite from exam study came with my birthday at the beginning of...

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Bye Bye Biomed

Hey fam, It’s mad to think this is my last blog of the year. I am leaving Unihall today and consequently have started to get all the feels…CUE THE DMB!!! (deep meaningful blog). I did it…first year biomed is done! On the one hand I am relieved and happy. It’s been an...

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End of days

I've officially finished my first year and what a year it has been. Believe me when I say I did  try to brainstorm different topics for my final blog but ultimately I decided you can't go wrong with reviewing the year. A year in review of the craziest, most stressful...

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Holiday Job Hunt!

So it is exam time and there seems like a million things that need to be done before I finish uni for the year! As if it isn't stressful enough just worrying about studying for my exams and passing with flying colours, I am also faced with the questions... What am I...

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Oh darling, please have mercy on me;

'Please have mercy on me Take it easy on my heart.' That was the plea I uttered as 1st Nov rolled around. I kicked off my shoes in the exam hall and sat cross-legged on my seat, waiting for the invigilator to click the 'START' button. It had been a gruelling week....

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Courses and Careers Open Day 2017

Saturday 2 September
9am – 3.30pm
openday.ac.nz

Courses and Careers Open Day 2017

Saturday 2 September
9am – 3.30pm
openday.ac.nz