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.

Let’s Talk Money

University is not a cheap life experience, whether it be the fees themselves or accommodation fees, your bank account is definitely going to take a hit. As soon as you embrace the whole “poor uni student” title and take advantage of this, your bank account may not be looking as sad...

Pressure, Nerves and the Fun of Exams

Going to University is all fun and games until you hit the point in the semester where things actually start to matter. That point is called exams and trust me I cannot wait to see the back of...

Today was a good day

I woke up today at my semi-regular time of 2 p.m., just after lunch was served at O’Rorke. But I’m not hungry, and I don’t feel like I’ve wasted much of my day. I wake up to clear blue skies and...

The Pointy End

Ah, Week 12. By the end of this week, semester one's coursework will be officially over! My accounting course actually finishes up on Tuesday so I'll get a lie in Wednesday and Thursday - hurrah!...

Why I Didn’t Attempt Biomed

I have never been the kind of person who knew exactly what she wanted to do for a career. As a young girl, I went through many phases such as wanting to be a teacher, a dentist, a costume...

Starting Study: Part 2- Study Skillz

“If ya don't know what you don't know, it’s pretty hard to get to know what you should be knowing.” -Daniel Chow Say what?? Pretty much, if you don’t know exactly what you should be studying,...

The Power of Humanity

It’s been a rough few weeks. Test upon test, assignment upon assignment. A pale face, unwashed hair and a permanent set of panda eyes was my new everyday look. Putting it lightly, the word happy...

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Courses and Careers Open Day is all about discovering the qualifications that are right for you. You’ll learn what you need to get accepted into the University, what it’s like to be a student on campus, and where your study could lead you.

While you’re here, make the most of the opportunity to attend lectures, meet our staff and students, experience our social culture and explore the City Campus. The full programme will be available online and from your school in July. For more information you can visit www.openday.ac.nz 

We look forward to welcoming you to the University on 25 August 2018.

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