Blogs

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...

Things to do in Auckland

One of my favourite things about living in Auckland is the variety of places there is to visit around the city and events going on. Yes, I am writing this wistfully in lockdown, but hopefully, this will provide some inspiration for once lockdown is over and insight...

Uni Hall Events 🎪

One of the main reasons to go into university accommodation in your first year is because of the fun events that are put on by the hall. Most of them are important during your first few weeks of the first semester because they help you get to know people a lot...

A reflection

I’ll be honest, I started writing this blog post in the mid-semester break of semester one, had a crisis as I couldn’t really get my point across, and then stopped. So here we are again, with a clearer mind and hopefully a more coherent post! So, we’re once again a...

Uni bucket list 🌸

There are a thousand and one things a keen new first-year can do upon arrival at university. O week is a bright and dazzling display, classes are a flurry of activity, and making new friends a daunting task that can be quickly overcome with a few jokes and a big...

Student life at UniHall Towers

There are lots of different residences to choose from in your first year. O'rorke is known to be a party hall, Whitaker is more homely because it's small and is an older building, Towers and apartments has nicer (brand new) facilities. Each hall has something...

Auckland’s Top 10 Not-So-Secret Spots

So, here is my personal selection of secret…well actually not-so-secret spots in the heart of Auckland. In fact, you’d have to be living under a rock to not know about most of these spots…but because I’ve grown up far far away in the East Auckland suburbs most of my life, I’ve only discovered some during my last two years at University while living in the city. All of these spots are walkable or easily bussable/ferry-able - I’ve added the distances from the Auckland University city campus so you can see how truly close everything is!