“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.”

Halls, Online Learning, and COVID?

Well, it’s that time of the year. Just as I was moving out of Waiparuru Hall last week, I was seeing new faces and the residential team giving tours to families and maybe future residents. I started thinking about how I’d first approached all the decisions to be made when moving to Auckland,...


Imposter syndrome. The feeling that you don't belong. That your achievements are undeserved. The feeling that you're a fraud. Imposter syndrome is commonly experienced by many medical students - including me. Apart from positive affirmations, separating feeling from fact and talking it out with...



Aaaaah! University exams! Don't worry though, they're not as stressful as you might think.