Thriving in vibrant and welcoming Wellington
Afrina Razi moved from Malaysia to study at Massey University and is now loving the working culture in Wellington
What was the biggest cultural difference you noticed between your home country and Wellington/New Zealand?
Wellington is amazing for being accepting of whoever you are and how you present yourself.
What is your one top tip for someone coming to study in Wellington?
Come study in Wellington and bring along your best raincoat and windbreaker jacket. On a side note, nothing beats Wellington on a good day!
What were your first impressions of Wellington as a city/region?
Wellington is such a vibrant and welcoming city.
What are the differences between your classes/tutors/lecturers/teachers here in Wellington compared to home?
There is great interaction between lecturers and students. The lecturers are very understanding and helpful with any study needs. I love that the lecturers give us the freedom to explore more on our own interest, provided it is within the scope of the courses.
Are you planning to stay in Wellington after your studies to work? Why?
I am staying in Wellington after my studies to work here and gain more experience. I love the working culture here, especially the work-life balance.