What life at university is really like

May 13, 2021
Are you curious to know what life at university could be like for you?
The Inside Word blog follows new students on their adventures throughout the year as they navigate the ins and outs of life at university.
From studying to socialising and everything in between, it’s an easy way to find out what it’s really like to be a first-year student from those who know it best!

A Year in Highlights

It’s May already! Now almost halfway through my second year at uni, I’ve had some time to go through some highlights of life as a law student in Auckl…

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Student Life and Silent Retreats

I read a book once that talked about “the furniture of the mind” (the Penguin Classics edition of George Orwell’s ‘Books v Cigarettes’). It was a conc…

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Multiple Choice Exams: A blessing or a curse?

I’m not going to lie, I too breathe a sigh of relief when I hear that an assessment is going to be multiple choice! However, don’t be fooled by the id…

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Why I Love the Faculty of Arts

BA student, Tomoki Vincent talks about why he loves what he is studying.

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The Faculty of Arts is launching a Bachelor of Communication in 2022*, designed to equip you with advanced skills for careers in public relations, marketing, digital communications and more.
*Subject to final regulatory approval.
Harriet Keown works as a Content Specialist at the Child Cancer Foundation. She talks about how the BA’s flexibility and range of study options helped her thrive in a creative career.
The opportunities offered by the Faculty of Arts led Media and English major Sela Jane to her dream job as a newsreader.
We’re here to help every step of the way. For all general enquiries, including admission, enrolment, and course advice, contact our student support team.
Phone: 0800 61 62 63
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