One Year Later: What to Bring to Uni?

One Year Later: What to Bring to Uni?

With exams almost over, I’ve started packing up my room ready to move out, and I’ve realised which items I’m glad I brought. So here are some recommendations for things to bring that aren’t on the halls packing list or you may have simply not...
The Final Weeks

The Final Weeks

Getting this email yesterday was slightly nerves inducing. With classes yet to end and exams yet to start, the thought of having to get ready to move out was definitely towards the back of the mind. Now it’s an almost pleasant distraction from the revision I...
Keeping Life Easy

Keeping Life Easy

After almost a year at uni, I’ve come up with some strategies for making my life a bit easier and less stressful, hopefully you’ll be able to find them helpful too. 1. Have a go-to spot I think this is probably the most important thing; you can easily...
A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

If you’ve been wondering what an average day actually looks like for a university student, then this is the post for you! 7am Time to wake up – I could definitely get up later but I like to take my mornings slow. One of my friends literally gets up at 8:40 and...
Swap & Change

Swap & Change

It’s the mid-semester break, which means we are already halfway through Semester Two (😬). That is a mildly terrifying fact, as there are only six more weeks of teaching before exams… semesters really go fast – so much faster than a term at high school....
Living in Halls: Some Realities

Living in Halls: Some Realities

There is still just over a month before applications close for 2019 first year accommodation – so if you haven’t started yet, you have time! This week I thought I’d take the time to reflect on my experience in a first-year Hall in 2018. Since Huia...
Queer on Campus

Queer on Campus

Starting university is probably one of the few times in your life you get the chance to have a fresh start and just be yourself. It’s also a chance to explore who you are in a safe and supportive environment. I went to a religious high school in a small conservative...
Back We Go

Back We Go

One week down, just eleven more to go til the year is over! 😱 A new semester means new classes. This semester I’m taking another four classes: French 204, Stats 108, Business 102 and Economics 151. The latter three are compulsory ‘core’ classes for a...

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