Money Matters

Money Matters

In my last, last blog post I mentioned how the General Education Course I took in my first semester was all about accounting and understanding personal finances – so this week I thought I’d put my (very unqualified) accountant hat on and talk about money! But,...
Teachers?

Teachers?

To be completely honest, on coming to university I had no clue as to what the teaching staff to student ‘relationship’ would look like – and in fact I found it a bit daunting. Coming from Year 13 where most of my classes were around ten people in size, I was...
General Education

General Education

General whadda-hoo-ha? General thingy-ma-whatsit? Generally educated? When I was first applying for admission to the University of Auckland, I came across this thing called ‘General Education’ in the programme structure of the degree that I wanted to pursue (for me, a...
Attention All Budding Scientists!

Attention All Budding Scientists!

If you’ve clicked on this (which you must have, so good choice), then hooray – you’re probably interested in studying the best thing that there is to study: Science. And that is 100% fact, I swear I’m not biased at all. No way! Well, no. I am slightly biased. If...
Working + Studying

Working + Studying

Let’s face it. University costs money. And although your first year will most likely be fees free, there are still other costs related to university (as well as the fact that we all want to go out and do other, fun things that, unfortunately sometimes cost money)....
March Madness

March Madness

Kia ora! Greetings! Hello! Welcome! It’s great to meet you. Even though we are not meeting in real life I’d like to virtually shake your hand, give you an elbow bump or reciprocate an East Coast wave – whatever’s allowed these days. My name’s Tom and I’m a first-year...