“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.”

How To Deal With A Difficult Course

To an extent, every course is difficult. They all involve understanding new concepts and learning new skills, so there's always going to be an element of struggle. But, sometimes the learning curve feels more like Everest. Sometimes you don't click with a lecturer's style, or the content just...

How can I prepare for first year biomed/healthsci?

The mighty transition from high school to first year biomed or health science...this was a scary thought as a year 13. I had heard stories of people 'pre studying' the semester 1 content during the summer break before university started and that made me feel anxious.. what was I really getting...

Teachers?

Teachers?

To be completely honest, on coming to university I had no clue as to what the teaching staff to student...