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.

Getting sick/injured as a student during clinical placements

I got a brain injury. Happened on a Thursday night. Got sent to the ED and was told that I have a concussion and needed to take time off ‘work’, or in my case, time off on hospital placements. As soon as I start using my brain, it hurts. Unlike a common cold, it’s not something I can just...