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Joyce Wong

Hello world! I'm Niesh's Head of Student Engagement and I run our ON Event Series. My expertise ranges from food all the way to sharing knowledge on how to make the most of your student experience.
Wellington Transport Cheatsheet

Wellington Transport Cheatsheet

BUS ROUTES, BUS CARDS, TRAINS AND FERRY. HERE IS A CURATED GUIDE ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT FOR THOSE IN WELLINGTON. Electric buses and new routes are some of the biggest changes to Wellywoods transport system. Here's how to unclusterf*ck it. How has the bus routes changed?...

Auckland Street Food Showcase

Auckland Street Food Showcase

HOW DO YOU DEFINE THE AUCKLAND FOOD SCENE? IS IT A SUNDAY ROAST? NO. IT'S A FUSION OF MANY CULTURES FROM AROUND THE WORLD. How do you define the Auckland food scene? Is it a Sunday roast? No. Auckland plays host as one of the most culturally diverse cities in the...

Wellbeing 101

Wellbeing 101

IN RESPONSE TO THE EVER-LOOMING CHAOTIC EXAM SEASON, HERE ARE MY TOP PICKS OF WELLBEING FOCUSED INITIATIVES AROUND NZ UNIVERSITIES. Every year leading up to exam time it feels like there's a little bubble inside me starting to grow bigger and bigger, to the point...

CV Writing 101

CV Writing 101

IT'S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR, TIME TO BRUSH UP ON YOUR CV IN PREPARATION FOR INTERNSHIP APPLICATIONS AND CLUB EXEC SUBMISSIONS. Need a job but got a crappy CV? Read on, and learn how to fix it! Credits to Paul Rataul founder of Millennial Mindset who...

International Student Experience

International Student Experience

MOVING TO ANOTHER COUNTRY TO STUDY CAN BE DIFFICULT. READ ABOUT THEIR LIFE LESSONS AND TIPS THAT THEY SHARED AT THE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EXPERIENCE. Last week, Niesh held our first International Student event at Vesbar in AUT. It was a chance for International...

What Does AUTSA Actually Do?

What Does AUTSA Actually Do?

AUTSA IS THE OFFICIAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION OF AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY. BUT WHAT DO THEY ACTUALLY DO? AUTSA - THE BREAKDOWN AUTSA is the official student association of Auckland University of Technology. Usually operating from the City campus, they are a bunch...

How to Get MORE SLEEP

How to Get MORE SLEEP

WE ALL STRUGGLE WITH GETTING GOOD SLEEP AS STUDENTS. TRY SOME OF THESE EASY TIPS AND START SLEEPING HEALTHIER! I used to be a solid believer in "sleep is for the weak". However, now that I am in my fourth year of uni I am now suffering the consequences. Sad, but true....

What Does AUSA Actually Do?

What Does AUSA Actually Do?

STUDENT ASSOCIATIONS ARE A PINNACLE OF THE UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE. BUT WHAT DO THEY ACTUALLY DO? Student associations are a pinnacle of the University experience and they do A LOT for students. So here is a run-down of what they offer and where to go to find their...

How to Get Free Software At University

How to Get Free Software At University

FIND OUT HOW TO PAY NOTHING OR LESS FOR MICROSOFT OFFICE, ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD, AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE. We're big believers in freebies so today, I want to show you where to find 'FREE' software provided by Universities in Auckland. Office 365 This is the bare...

Auckland Transport Cheatsheet

Auckland Transport Cheatsheet

AUCKLAND TRANSPORT IS BAD. BUT HERE'S A GUIDE ON HOW YOU CAN MAKE THE MOST OF IT TO GET AROUND TOWN QUICKER AND EASIER. One of the biggest changes with moving to University is transport. Although I am not known for being on time, through my struggles with public...