the Inside Word on what its really like to be a first year student at the University of Auckland

Loving and learning – Pre-Med Style

What an amazingly corny blog title - ammiright? Blog gold at its best. As revealed so beautifully in the heading, today I thought I’d switch it up a bit and introduce the french to my fry, the chicken to my nugget, my Biomed compadre… Jakob! Jakob and I are both...

Living in a hall

I always imagined that living in a hall would be like how the movies were. I thought making friends would be instantaneous and everyone would be super social and friendly. Obviously, I was being very idealistic. The reality is hall life isn’t always easy.

3 Weeks Till Hawaii

On Water Training After The Great Waka Ama race finished our team had a break from trainings for about a week, then we got back into it starting with two on water trainings a week, one on Monday nights after uni and the other on Saturday mornings. Then in May we...

Everything is happening!

Where did that time go! Honestly cannot believe that we are already in the third week of uni. Once this month is over we are on another break and then it's THE FINAL COUNTDOWN *DUN DUN DUNNNNNN*. So much is going on and it's crazy! Everything is moving at such a fast...

4 Weeks To Go

What To Expect in Hawaii Our team will be doing the following 3 races while in Hawaii; Race 1 - Hulakai OC4 8 Person Relay When:  Thursday 31st of August Race details:  This race is a sprint where relay teams of 8 race in a 4 man canoe. Each team races the...

NZ Uni vs USA College ?!

Have you ever wondered how your life would’ve turned out if you hadn’t made a certain decision? Where would you be? Who would you be? Choosing where to go for University, at least for me, was one of those decisions. I struggled between staying in America, and majoring...

Swimming in a Pool of Pity

Today marks the first week of semester two complete.   Me llamo Eunice. Soy americano, soy de California. Vivo en Nueva Zelanda.   For my general ed class I decided to take Spanish 104G which is beginners Spanish. Or so I thought. The textbook and workbook...

A Uni Musical

For probably just about all of us Disney movies have been a stalwart through a large part of our lives. So its natural that after six months at university some of those theme songs that permanently live in the recesses of our brains began to resonate quite strongly....

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