Student Stories

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Read about the experiences and successes from some of our alumni.

  • Ran Tao

    "My dream is to become a Veterinarian Professional and I know that the vet science degree from Massey University will help me to achieve that dream."

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  • Stefani Angelina

    "I always wanted to study abroad, to start a new chapter. I chose the Auckland Foundation Year for its great reputation in helping students get a spot in leading universities. After having gathered a lot of information about studying in Auckland, AFY came across as the best pathway my dream university. "

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  • Chutchaya Phongthanakul

    "The most wonderful part of my time at the Auckland Foundation Year were my AFY teachers who strongly supported me and treated me as if I was a part of their family. Without their contribution, I would not have received a place at the University of Auckland. "

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  • Chang Yew Low

    "During the Auckland Foundation Year, I developed essential foundation skills for my university course. For example, the classical studies class provided me with knowledge about the ancient greek civilisation, which helps me today in my Architecture history class. "

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  • Yan Ting Sindy Lee

    "The passionate staff at AFY were always a big motivator for me to study hard. The warm and friendly atmosphere on campus helped me to adapt to the new environment. The central location of the campus offers students many multicultural events to join all year long, which is also a great asset for those who want to enjoy the best of New Zealand. "

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  • Felicia Wei Yeen Soo

    "The Auckland Foundation Year’s classes are small in size, allowing you to get all the attention you need. If you’re going to a different country for the first time, having support services in place make all the difference. "

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  • Xueying Yu

    “Studying in Auckland was truly a fantastic experience, and I have made a lot of friends here. AFY teachers were also really nice, and their patience and kindness helped me to achieve more.”

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