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.

Extracurricular Activities As A First Year Student

Can you believe it?! I did not actually spend all my time as a first-year university student studying?! Yeah, that's right! I actually took part in some extracurriculars throughout this year. I went to so many events, some at the university and some not. Here are some of the activities I...

Your Guide to O Week (17 Year Old Edition)

Do you remember those kids in primary school who were on the ‘cusp'?; born in the May-July bracket they skipped a year in primary and became the babies of the cohort? Well, I was one of those...

The other side at the Open Day

Last weekend, at Open Day, I stood at the Bachelor of Communication stall and got to talk to a bunch of you! Let's see what that's like, with a lot of photos along the way.

Preparing For The Future

University is a place we go to to get some help for our future. We want to become advertising specialists, lawyers, doctors, journalists, teachers – all those people we aspire to be. Everyone...