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.

Internship Insights from an Engineering Student

Curious what it's like doing a summer internship or working part-time during the semester? Wondering what's the difference between the two in terms of experience, and which one is ultimately more valuable? You've come to the right place!

Questions My Courses Answered

I know someone who keeps all her textbooks on her shelf even after she finishes a course, so she can have her entire education at her fingertips. This is great thinking – it reminds me that I...

Diversity at Law School

Annette Sykes is one of New Zealand’s pioneers to get tikanga recognised in courts, change judicial and social attitudes, and protect the rights of Māori from institutional racism. She has worked...

Why You Should Come to Class

A few weeks ago, the Spinoff published an article co-written by some of the law lecturers. They applauded Victoria University for making in-person classes compulsory and urged Auckland University...