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Studying medicine in New Zealand

“Studying medicine in New Zealand”

New Zealand offers a choice of two top-quality medical schools and countless opportunities for experience and further study. New Zealand is a country in the South Pacific, of approximately 4.4 million people, renowned for its natural landscape and beauty. As a medical professional working in New Ze… read more

Interview with a civil engineer

“Interview with a civil engineer”

Engineering students in Christchurch (NZ) get hands on experience working with the Christchurch project to rebuild the city following the earthquake in 2011. We interviewed Alessandro Pallermo, a civil engineering lecturer at the University of Canterbury.  Tell us a bit about your positi… read more

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Train Rides and a Chocolate Factory in my Back Yard

Shanna Law - “Train Rides and a Chocolate Factory in my Back Yard”

Dunedin is a diverse and wonderful city. I had never lived in a city before I came to New Zealand, so I was both excited and a bit apprehensive about living in such a setting for the first time. It didn’t take me long to realize that Dunedin has the best of both worlds, though. It has the convenie… read more

Ready, Set, Work!

Victoria McEniery - “Ready, Set, Work!”

Every two years the University of Otago takes part in the International Student Barometer. This is a survey that takes place in New Zealand and we use the results to benchmark the University against other institutions. The results of the 2013 International Students Barometer resulted in Otago havin… read more