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,...
These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things

These Are A Few Of My Favourite Things

Sometimes, University gets overwhelming. Don’t get me wrong – I love studying, and I’m passionate about what I do, but there are times where I just feel totally swamped. At Uni, not only do you have to study, you also have to maintain your life. Now...
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...