“I love that this degree offers such a range of subjects that can lead to virtually anywhere in the health sector. I’ve always had a strong interest in health, not only the symptoms and biological causes, but how other factors in everyday life all into the mix. I eventually want to work in an environment where I am promoting and improving health in New Zealand.
“Tāmaki Campus is a great place to study and hang out with friends, and our tutors and lecturers are great at creating a supportive environment.
“The fact there are so many courses, and opportunities available, means I really don’t feel constrained. The range of subjects has allowed me to broaden my scope and give me ideas as to how and where I could help improve New Zealand health. I feel the courses in this degree are helping to strengthen and shape my knowledge into something that can be used as a tool to excel in my career in the health sector.
“I love the city life - Auckland has a great mix of people and cultures, and there’s always something to do. The friends I have made since moving up from Hamilton are definitely a highlight of my time at University.”
Isaac Smith is a BHSc Hons graduate and currently studying for medicine.